Logo: Tilhill


Landscaping Operative

Location: M25 Corridor, London

Tilhill has, over the last 70+ years, planted more than 1 billion trees and, as a private company, has the greatest number of professionally qualified managers. We specialise in woodland creation and management, timber harvesting and buying, and landscaping. We strive at all times to provide an unrivalled service to our clients and customers. Tilhill is part of the BSW Timber Group, the UK’s largest integrated forestry business.

As an Operative within our Landscaping division, you will be responsible for delivering a high-quality vegetation clearance, fencing and soft landscaping contracting service for our clients.

Typically, some responsibilities of a Landscaping Operative include:

  • Working in a team of 3 undertaking all aspects of vegetation clearance work (including felling, pruning, crown lifting and thinning) alongside the highways network and on construction sites.
  • Soft landscaping, maintenance, and fencing works alongside the highways network and on construction sites.
  • Liaison with our Contract Supervisors and Managers.
  • Ensuring compliance with all aspects of Health & Safety, environmental and quality standards.
  • Ensuring operations are delivered to clients’ expectations and on schedule.

About you

You will be a self-motivated individual with the ability to work in a team. Have a passion and take pride in your work and have a good understanding of current industry best practices. In addition to this, you’ll preferably have:

  • NPTC – Felling of trees to 300mm plus cross cutting.
  • NPTC/Lantra – Woodchipper.
  • NPTC/Lantra – Brushcutter.
  • NPTC/Lantra – Certificate of Competence in Stump Grinding Operations.
  • PA1/PA6.
  • First Aid.
  • A full, valid driving license (preferably incl. B & E).
  • 2+ years’ experience in similar job role.
  • CSCS Card.

In return, we offer an attractive salary and benefits package, the opportunity of being part of a talented and well-motivated team, together with first class opportunities for both personal and career development in a truly national and integrated company.

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter, clearly specifying the role you are applying for, to:

Closing Date: 21st September 2021

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Tilhill is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Closing Date: 21/09/2021  Location: M25 Corridor, London

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