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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Navigation Manager


Salary: up to £40k plus 8% pension 

The Chelmer & Blackwater Navigation runs from Springfield Basin (Chelmsford) to Heybridge Basin, through some of the most picturesque countryside of central Essex and it is Essex Waterways Ltd’s responsibility to maintain and enhance this for public benefit. The Navigation Manager is responsible for the overall management of the Navigation and all land and property under the management of Essex Waterways Ltd (24 hours a day, every day).

  • Closing Date: 14/01/2019
  • Location: Essex
  • Posted: 14/12/2018
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Woodlands Warden - Celtic Rainforest LIFE project

Location: Wales - Home based
Salary: £22,073 - £23,912 per annum pro rata Hours: Part time, 18.75 hours per week
Contract: 16 months

The job will involve supporting the small team including the local lead warden managing the Mawddach reserve, a grazing officer and a project officer, to work with contractors to repair and install walling, fencing, cattle handling facilities, and to liaise with graziers to secure the appropriate grazing of the site.

  • Closing Date: 04/01/2019
  • Location: Wales - Home based
  • Posted: 13/12/2018
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RSK Habitat Management are a new and exciting business, providing practical ecological contracting solutions for our clients. We provide results-based outcomes for clients and biodiversity, with innovation at the heart of everything that we do. The successful candidate(s) will be joining a team of professionals who work closely with colleagues in other disciplines such as Ecology, Landscape and Arboriculture. 

  • Closing Date: 04/01/2019
  • Location: Bristol
  • Posted: 12/12/2018
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Forest Craftsperson

Kirkton of Durris

£20,345 - £21,525, plus benefits

Do you have a passion for the outdoors? Do you want to join a dedicated team managing the National Forest Estate in the north-east of Scotland? Then this may be the job for you. We are looking for an enthusiastic person who has experience of working in forestry programmes to join our Team.

  • Closing Date: 06/01/2019
  • Location: Kirkton of Durris
  • Posted: 12/12/2018
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19,349 pa

Permanent f/t (37.5 hrs pw)


As a hands-on Gardener, you’ll assist in making sure that the garden/Arboretum are maintained to a high standard. You’ll be passionate and enthused and knowledgeable about the varied plants within the garden. This role will include a range of practical horticultural/arboricultural tasks to develop, enhance and conserve the garden and contribute to the delivery of projects.

  • Closing Date: 21/12/2018
  • Location: Godalming, Surrey
  • Posted: 11/12/2018
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£19,349 pa

Permanent f/t (37.5 hrs pw)

High Wycombe

The voice of our landscapes, conservation champions and lovers of all things outdoors, you’ll help to keep the British countryside and coast wonderful. We are a seeking an enthusiastic outdoors person to join our Outdoors team in the Central Chilterns. This role will work predominantly within the woodland areas of our portfolio.

  • Closing Date: 26/12/2018
  • Location: High Wycombe
  • Posted: 06/12/2018
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Estate Team Leader

Salary £20,000

Full-time, permanent

Location, Chiltern Open Air Museum, Buckinghamshire

Chiltern Open Air Museum is recruiting an Estate Team Leader to assist the Estate Manager in maintaining the site to the highest standards. The Museum is 45 acres and includes woodland, parkland, arable fields, gardens, orchards, open space, hedgerows, playground, car park and some livestock.

  • Closing Date: 19/12/2018
  • Location: Chiltern Open Air Museum, Buckinghamshire
  • Posted: 30/11/2018
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Forest Craftsperson

Bowland Beat

£19,995 - £21,175

To work within a small team to maintain and enhance the Forestry Commission Estate and Recreation Facilities using skills such as tree felling, planting, fencing and walling. Engage with day visitors and support volunteers, events and partners.

  • Closing Date: 30/12/2018
  • Location: Slaidburn, Lancashire
  • Posted: 30/11/2018
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Tree Cutters

Location: Across all SHEPD Regions including; Argyll and Bute, Highland and Islands, Moray, Aberdeenshire, Tayside & Perthshire.

Salary: £8.50ph – £11.99ph depending on skills and experience

Permanent | Full Time Hours

We invest millions every year to make sure that our network is in the best condition possible to minimise the risk of power cuts and to ensure the safety of the public by preventing risk of injury or electrocution. During high winds and storms, trees can strike our equipment and cause power cuts, and so we cut them down or trim them back to keep the lights on. As well as installing the latest technologies and carrying out regular maintenance, we have our in-house tree-cutting team to make sure that trees and vegetation are kept away from our overhead lines and equipment.

  • Delete Date: 20/12/2018
  • Location: Throughout Scotland
  • Posted: 22/11/2018
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Estate Maintenance Worker

Five days per week (Monday - Friday) 8am - 4.30pm

Weekend emergency call rota (one in four)

Salary: £22,500 per annum depending on experience

Chasemore Farm is a 340-acre stud farm breeding high-quality thoroughbred horses in the Surrey Hills just outside Cobham. Reporting to the Estate Manager, duties will include the maintenance of farm buildings, paddocks and woodland areas. 

  • Delete Date: 20/12/2018
  • Location: Surrey Hills just outside Cobham
  • Posted: 22/11/2018
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