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RSS Countryside Management Ltd


We are a not-for-profit sharing company focusing on all aspects of countryside management. The organisation has emerged from Rural Skills Scotland Ltd. which has been delivering training and Apprenticeships in land-based qualifications across Scotland since 2015. Our staff are all experienced and provide professional services to a high standard. We are based in Fife but can work anywhere across Scotland.

Main purpose of the role

We are looking for an enthusiastic Arborist to join a team in Forestry, Arboriculture and Countryside Maintenance.

Reporting to the Forestry Supervisor you will work closely with them to ensure work is done to a high standard.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Help monitor the Health and Safety of self and staff. Utilise standard risk assessment protocol and clearly document work instructions in support of day-to-day activities.
  • To be lead climber for the company, ensuring all arborist work is carried out to a high standard.
  • Work with Forestry Supervisor to ensure the work carried out is to the highest standard, this will include forestry and land-based activities such as; felling trees, pruning, tree planting and aftercare, fencing, pole pruner work, strimming/mower, spraying, path and drainage work.
  • Support and encourage the apprentices.
  • Be positive, professional, and enthusiastic about forestry, the landscape and its conservation.
  • Carry out such duties as may be determined from time to time within the general scope of the post.
  • Assist the Directors and Contracts Manager with the development of the business.

To apply please send C.V. and covering letter to the email below.

Closing date: 4th February 2022

For more information about the role and job description please contact us


Phone: 07554 827304

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Closing Date: 04/02/2022  Location: Fife

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