CJS Online: Arboriculture


A rolling list of vacancies, updated every weekday. Adverts are listed in chronological order, most recent at the top.

Arboriculture vacancies: working with and for trees, woodland and in forestry, includes tree nursery.

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Assistant Forest Manager

Location: Nicholsons Garden Design, Landscaping and Forestry - N Aston Rd, Bicester OX25 6HL

This post has been created to aid a Higher Education learner (or recent graduate) gain experience of the professional workplace. The employee will receive specialist training and CPD opportunities to assist and fast-track the development of the skillsets required to become an assistant forest manager, over the course of a one-year role.

  • Closing Date: 15/07/2018
  • Location: Bicester, OX25 6HL
  • Posted: 19/06/2018
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Forest Management & Stewardship Forester

Salary: £29,695 - £32,811

Contract type: Permanent

Hours: 44 hours

Location: Newton Stewart, Scotland, DG8 6AJ

Galloway Forest District is located in South West Scotland, employing over 100 staff who manage approximately 116,000 hectares of the National Forest Estate.

Galloway Forest District is also a centre for nature conservation and public recreation with over a quarter of the landholding being managed with conservation and public access as key priorities. We also manage over 30 Sites of Special Scientific Interest, 3 Visitor Centres and have a significant number of Windfarm proposals at various stages of development.

  • Closing Date: 08/07/2018
  • Location: Newton Stewart, Scotland, DG8 6AJ
  • Posted: 15/06/2018
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Area Ranger

£24,121 pa

Permanent f/t (37.5 hrs pw)

Hope Valley

The voice of our landscapes, conservation champions and lovers of all things outdoors, you’ll help to keep the British countryside and coast wonderful. Working in some of the nation’s most stunning places and spaces, come rain or shine, your love of the outdoors will inspire others as you strive to ensure that landscapes are beautifully presented and continue to take our visitors’ breath away.

  • Closing Date: 03/07/2018
  • Location: Hope Valley
  • Posted: 15/06/2018
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Heritage Craft Technician Traineeship

Part time 3 days per week. 12 months fixed term

£15387 pa pro rata

This is a new opportunity to work alongside our established Heritage craft officer to undertake Timber and Green Wood craft projects including timber restoration, small timber construction projects and traditional greenwood crafts.

  • Closing Date: 06/07/2018
  • Location: Shropshire
  • Role Type: Apprentice
  • Posted: 13/06/2018
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Grounds Supervisor

GreenAcres Heatherley Wood, Grayshott, Hampshire GU35 8LA 

Full-time 37.5 hours per week 8.30am - 4.30pm 

Permanent £21,000 pa 

Do you enjoy working outdoors, helping people and working in a small team? For over twenty years GreenAcres has offered excellent customer service in beautiful natural settings, providing meaningful funeral services, celebrations and other events at our woodland parks across the UK.

  • Closing Date: 30/06/2018
  • Location: GreenAcres Heatherley Wood, Grayshott
  • Posted: 13/06/2018
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Amenities Officer

Department: Direct Services

Salary: £32,830 - £35,826 (subject to Job Evaluation)

Sevenoaks District Council is seeking to recruit an experienced Amenities Officer to oversee the inspection and maintenance of the natural environment within the District.

The post is based at Dunbrik Depot in Sundridge and is the lead for the grounds maintenance of Housing estate lands, Bradbourne Lakes and other Parks and Countryside assets, including amenity development projects. You will be responsible for tree inspections; the preparation of woodland management plans and compliance; the inspection, maintenance and repair of Council owned play areas and equipment.

  • Closing Date: 02/07/2018
  • Location: Dunbrik Depot in Sundridge
  • Posted: 13/06/2018
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Beat Forester

2 posts

Spadeadam & Kielder South

£29,695- £32,811

Purpose of the Jobs: To plan, deliver and monitor the operational work program for these Beats.

  • Closing Date: 24/06/2018
  • Location: Spadeadam & Kielder South
  • Posted: 11/06/2018
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Job Type: Full-time

Start Date: ASAP

We are seeking to employ a Landscaper / Field Worker to assist with our landscaping and habitat creation team in Uxbridge and the Aylesbury area. Working alongside a team of landscapers, you will be required to undertake a variety of work including tree planting, grassland seeding, aquatic planting, ecological mitigation work, grassland and woodland maintenance, fencing, vegetation clearance and wetland management.

  • Delete Date: 09/07/2018
  • Location: Uxbridge and Aylesbury
  • Posted: 11/06/2018
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Forestry Operative and Arborists

Wakefield Council’s Arboriculture and Forestry Section maintains around 33,000 trees within the Wakefield District.

Forestry Operative - Salary: £21,074 - Hours 37: Operatives will deliver a high quality, continually improving Forestry and Arborcultural service as part of an integrated Street Scene Service. Candidates will need to demonstrate prior experience and knowledge of forestry operations and forestry management.

Arborists - Salary: £23,866 - Hours 37: An opportunity exists in the Council’s Street Scene Services for 2x Arborists. Arborists will deliver a high quality, continually improving Arborcultural service as part of an integrated Street Scene Service.

  • Closing Date: 22/06/2018
  • Location: Wakefield
  • Posted: 08/06/2018
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Opportunities, Scottish Woodlands

  • Closing Date: 27/06/2018
  • Location: Central, North & South Scotland
  • Posted: 07/06/2018
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Tree Officer

We are pleased to announce that we are looking for a highly motivated, outgoing and enthusiastic Tree Officer to work as part of our award-winning Environmental Promotion team. This is a high profile role which will involve acting as consultee to internal and external customers. The primary focus will be to respond to tree work applications, notifications and planning consultations.

  • Closing Date: 30/06/2018
  • Location: Hampshire
  • Posted: 06/06/2018
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Countryside Ranger

Hart District Council is pleased to announce that it is looking for 2 highly motivated, outgoing, Countryside Rangers to work as part of its Countryside Team, based at Fleet Pond SSSI in rural north Hampshire. The Hart District area covers part of the Thames Basin Heaths SPA and the Forest of Eversley Heritage area, including various SSSI’s, commons and open spaces that encompass the assorted heaths, woodlands and wetland habitats around the District. The Service has three Green Flag Award sites.

  • Delete Date: 04/07/2018
  • Location: Fleet, North Hampshire
  • Posted: 06/06/2018
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Skilled Arborists

Salary: Dependent on skills and competencies

Based: Waltham Abbey

Glendale is one of the largest arboricultural suppliers in the UK and is a green business with “green thinking” at the core of everything we do. We are seeking qualified and motivated Arborists to join our teams of arborists, working from our Waltham contract based in Waltham Abbey. The candidate’s key responsibilities will be climbing and undertaking arboricultural duties including tree felling/dismantling and pruning operations.

  • Closing Date: 30/06/2018
  • Location: Waltham Abbey, Essex
  • Posted: 05/06/2018
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Senior Arboricultural Officer

PO3 - £37,250 - £40,653

As the lead tree specialist for the Borough the Senior Arboriculture Officer will take a strategic role in formulating tree policy in Tower Hamlets who will be expected to work as part of the team managing one tree officer. You will be responsible for the strategic management and development of the Boroughs diverse trees and woodland within the Borough.  Key responsibilities will be to develop, maintain and use systems for collecting, updating and manipulating data using Ezytreev system on the Council’s tree stock and Programme, schedule and undertake tree and site inspections, and surveys.

  • Closing Date: 29/06/2018
  • Location: Tower Hamlets, London
  • Posted: 29/05/2018
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Full Time – average 37 hours per week

Salary Scale £21,500 p.a. - £24,000 p.a (depending on qualifications and experience)

Duties to include grass cutting, woodland management, sports ground management, grave preparation and general maintenance of open spaces.

  • Closing Date: 20/06/2018
  • Location: Chalfont St Peter, Buckinghamshire
  • Posted: 29/05/2018
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East Wight Woodland Apprenticeship

Within salary Level A; Apprenticeship minimum wage (£3.70 hourly rate); full-time 35 hours per week; up to 18 month contract; based at Branstone Farm, Arreton, Isle of Wight. 4 posts.

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust is the leading local nature conservation charity. We seek to increase people’s involvement in their local environment and in turn create better conditions for wildlife on land and in the sea.

The East Wight Woodland Apprentices will help on the practical delivery of the Trust’s Woodland Apprentices Project funded by the Down to the Coast initiative.

  • Closing Date: 24/06/2018
  • Location: Branstone Farm, Arreton, Isle of Wight
  • Role Type: Apprentice
  • Posted: 25/05/2018
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