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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Please remember to tell them that you saw their advertisement on CJS Online. Voluntary roles can be found here.

Volunteer Shadow Ranger

Forestry England are providing a voluntary placement known as Shadow Rangers. These placements are targeted at individuals seeking to gain experience in the countryside sector.

A number of 6 - 12 month placements are available across Central England Forest District. Volunteering 1-3 days per week, each placement allows volunteers to develop on the job skills in their chosen work area.

  • Closing Date: 02/05/2019
  • Location: Across Central England
  • Role Type: Volunteer
  • Posted: 16/04/2019
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Woodlands & Countryside Manager - Avon

Salary: Up to £28,000 + Benefits - Dependant on skills and competencies

Glendale carries out a significant number of woodland, countryside & estates management contracts throughout Somerset, Bristol, Wiltshire and South Gloucestershire and now require a manager to oversee and grow our business in the area.

Based at our office south of Bristol, the successful candidate will be a proactive manager who will be able to offer sales, operational, financial and commercial management.

  • Delete Date: 13/05/2019
  • Location: Avon
  • Posted: 15/04/2019
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Finlaystone Estate

Location: Finlaystone Country Estate, Langbank, PA14 6TJ

Permanent position

Finlaystone Estate is based by the Clyde near Langbank and is open to the public who enjoy the woodlands, play areas, formal gardens and tea room. A lot of school groups visit in the summer and many events are laid on for visitors. A new permanent role is available from June.

  • Delete Date: 13/05/2019
  • Location: Finlaystone Country Estate, Langbank, PA14 6TJ
  • Posted: 15/04/2019
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Projects Officer

Salary: £25,000 + 8% pension contribution + car allowance

Full-time, 35 hours per week 

ELGT is seeking a Projects Officer to assist the Project Programme Manager in the delivery and development of greenspace and other woodland and green network projects as part of the ELGT annual work programme.

  • Closing Date: 01/05/2019
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Posted: 12/04/2019
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Woodsman / Forester


Permanent post

Exceptional, dedicated, kind, woodsman / forester / traditional estate worker for maintenance and management of estate woodlands (including SSSIs) and nationally important Arboretum in SE Cambridgeshire.

  • Delete Date: 07/05/2019
  • Location: SE Cambridgeshire
  • Posted: 09/04/2019
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Estate Worker/Groundsman

Log House Holidays

Initial 1 year contract - possibility to extend to 5 years. 

Full or 4/5 time. Flexible working possible.

Starting Pay: £10 per hour

Work on a family run 130 acre nature reserve and lake in the Cotswold Water Park with 8 luxury holiday cabins. Our cabins changeover every Monday and Friday throughout the year. On these days, work includes maintenance jobs around the cabins and estate management tasks such as mowing, strimming, wild flower establishment and log cutting / tree work.  This will be a varied job, working with a small friendly team in a unique location.

  • Delete Date: 03/05/2019
  • Location: Cirencester, Gloucestershire
  • Posted: 05/04/2019
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Contracts Manager in South West England

Woodland Trust

Location: Homebased

As our Contracts Manager in South West England, you will be supporting the preparation and delivery of significant contracts and projects and responsible for managing contracts on site, whilst working alongside our 5 Site Managers for the Woodland Trust’s Estate across the whole Region.

These contracts will include significant timber harvesting, civil engineering and tree safety programmes - you will be supporting and leading on the development and implementation of our response to Chalara.  Developing and delivering appropriate CSS applications to offset costs and drive the Trust’s income streams will also figure highly in your work.

  • Closing Date: 28/04/2019
  • Location: Homebased
  • Posted: 04/04/2019
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Assistant Tree Officer

Job Type          Permanent

Job Hours         Full-time

Location           Southampton, Hampshire, South East

Salary               £20,088 - £23,111 per year +

We have an opportunity for an Assistant Tree Officer to join a team of dedicated and experienced tree officers and in-house tree surgeons to protect, manage and maintain Southampton’s important tree stock.

You will be responsible for supporting the Arboricultural Manager in the provision of a complete arboricultural advisory service for trees in Southampton.

  • Closing Date: 30/04/2019
  • Location: Southampton, Hampshire
  • Posted: 03/04/2019
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Forestry Intern

Salary - £18,720 p/a

Fixed term contract – 1 year

In this role you will work with and be supported by our forestry team to deliver operational plans to ensure that the Heart of England Forest achieves the aims and objectives set out in its strategic plan. This will include practical forestry planting and maintenance working with the staff team, volunteers, corporate supporters and contractors to achieve our vision of a 30,000-acre contiguous woodland.

  • Closing Date: 12/05/2019
  • Location: South Warwickshire / Worcestershire
  • Posted: 02/04/2019
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Volunteer Trainee Nature Reserve Warden - Sevenoaks x 2

Salary Range: This is an unpaid voluntary role however, travel expenses and a tailored training programme will be provided.

Based at Sevenoaks Wildlife Reserve

Are you looking for experience in the environment sector as a Nature Reserve Warden? We are looking for someone to help us with the general and practical management of Sevenoaks Nature Reserve, whilst gaining experience working with and leading volunteer tasks, working with stock graziers and Trust livestock, carrying out surveys and monitoring and gaining certificates for various practical skills such as brushcutter and chainsaw.

  • Closing Date: 29/04/2019
  • Location: Sevenoaks Wildlife Reserve
  • Role Type: Volunteer
  • Posted: 29/03/2019
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Graduate Arboricultural Consultant or Arboricultural Consultant

Job Type: Full-time

Location: Bath

Greenman Environmental Management are pleased to announce an exciting opportunity for either a Graduate Arboricultural Consultant or Arboricultural Consultant to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for the completion of tree surveys in accordance with BS5837, VTAs, tree management plans, mortgage reports, tree mapping (CAD and GIS technologies), project engagement and client liaison. 

  • Closing Date: 25/04/2019
  • Location: Bath
  • Posted: 28/03/2019
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Canonteign Falls Ltd

Canonteign Falls, Christow Nr Exeter. EX6 7RH

Full time / Yearly Contract

Salary £20,000 per annum negotiable upon experience

Set within Canonteign Estate, located in the beautiful Teign Valley is the award winning tourist attraction Canonteign Falls, including 2 waterfalls, 7 lakes, Victorian fern garden, parklands and ancient woodlands. 

  • Delete Date: 24/04/2019
  • Location: Canonteign Falls, Christow Nr Exeter. EX6 7RH
  • Posted: 27/03/2019
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RFS Forestry Roots Jobs

The RFS is inviting applications for four one-year forestry jobs for university and college leavers. These jobs will equip the successful candidates with the skills and experience to kick-start their careers in forestry and woodland management.

University graduate position: Assistant Forest Manager - Salary: 18,000 pa

Employer: Exmoor National Park Authority, Dulverton, Somerset, TA22 9HL

College leaver positions: Assistant Forest Worker - Salary: £16,000 pa

Employers: Englefield Estate Reading, Berkshire RG7 5DU, Tregothnan Estate, Maidstone, Kent, ME18 5PZ,  Westacre Estate, Westacre, Norfolk, PE32 1TS

  • Closing Date: 29/04/2019
  • Location: Somerset, Reading, Kent, Norfolk
  • Posted: 25/03/2019
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