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Thomson Environmental Consultants

Arboricultural Consultant / Arboricultural Surveyor

(Hybrid Working & Flexible Location)

Are you an experienced Arboricultural Consultant looking for a new challenge in a fast-growing consultancy? It goes without saying that you will enjoy and have a keen interest working with trees and outside, you are hardworking, enthusiastic, and well organised. If this sounds like you, we would like to hear from you.

About Thomson:

As an Employee-Owned Trust, all Thomson employees have a stake in the business. An EOT model is a way to transfer future ownership of a company to its people – minimizing the chance of cultural or commercial disruptions. As a rapidly growing company, Thomson employees will reap the rewards, including performance-related bonuses. We’re proud of this unique opportunity to our people which makes us stand out in the environmental consultancy world.

With offices across the UK, our experts are committed to delivering our clients exceptional outcomes across a range of environmental consultancy and ecological contracting.

Our services include but are not limited to: terrestrial ecology, freshwater ecology, marine ecology, habitat management, arboricultural services, geospatial and data management, environmental impact assessments.

The Roles

Due to sustained growth and recent appointment, we are looking for an additional Arboricultural Consultant or an experienced Arboricultural Surveyor looking for career progression to join our team. You will be joining a dynamic team, and will be expected to be involved in many aspects of the business – from site surveys, reporting, delivering projects and face-to-face client interaction. This is a great opportunity to gain the experience, skills and knowledge needed to impress high-end clients.

The appeal of Thomson is the varied range of projects and opportunities to work with other Thomson disciplines to deliver projects. Our client base ranges from individual homeowners through to large national infrastructure projects. This variety keeps the work interesting and engaging. Our work is nationwide, so you will need to be prepared to travel to different sites and occasionally stay away from home.

What we're looking for:

  • A passionate experienced consultant that is either working towards or has achieved a QCF Level 4 in arboriculture
  • Membership of the Arboricultural Association or other related, professional body.
  • Relevant tree survey experience within a consultancy or other commercial environment.
  • Experience of undertaking tree hazard/condition surveys using Visual Tree Assessment (VTA) and development surveys in accordance with BS5837:2012.
  • Experience of writing Arboricultural Impact Assessments and Method Statements.
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills; be able to produce meticulous and accurate technical reports as well as communicate confidently with clients and stakeholders.
  • Be computer literate with experience of using MS office, GIS systems and tree survey software.
  • Team player
  • Remote/hybrid working from any of our regional offices (Birmingham, Cardiff or Guildford)

Working at Thomson

We promote a happy, friendly workplace and are guided by the company’s core values of Respect, Integrity, Support and Excellence. We excel at providing our people with amazing career progression and offer an extensive range of company benefits which include: 25 days annual leave, healthcare cash plan, enhanced stakeholder pension scheme, life insurance, discounted gym membership, paid professional memberships, clothing allowance, outstanding performance rewards, free parking and regular local and company social events!

One of the major advantages to working at Thomson is that our people is at the heart of everything we do. As an Employee-Owned Trust (EOT), all Thomson employees have a stake in the business and reap the reward of its success including performance-related annual bonuses. We also pride ourselves in providing market leading internal and external training opportunities which contributes to individual tailored career path ways.

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Delete Date: 06/07/2023  Location: Remote/hybrid working from any of our regional offices (Birmingham, Cardiff or Guildford)

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