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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Thetford Forest Operations Foresters x 2

Forestry England is seeking two motivated foresters to join our Forestry Land Management team working across a multi-purpose forest environment in Thetford Forest on the Norfolk/Suffolk border. 

Working closely with three other foresters, one of the roles focuses on harvesting (contributing to the annual felling programme of approximately 100,000m3) and the other on establishment (involved in a planting programme of over a million trees a year). 

  • Closing Date: 05/12/2019
  • Location: Thetford Forest, Norfolk/Suffolk border
  • Posted: 14/11/2019
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Regional Harvesting and Marketing Manager

South West Scotland / North West England

Scottish Woodlands Ltd is a leading forestry management company with a long tradition of serving forest owners and investors in Scotland and the rest of the UK. We provide a comprehensive range of forest, estate and land-related services underpinned by our in-depth market experience, knowledge base and commitment to quality. The business is largely employee owned, and this encourages a dedication and commitment to the highest standards of professionalism and customer focus.

  • Closing Date: 02/12/2019
  • Location: South West Scotland / North West England
  • Posted: 11/11/2019
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Assistant Park Manager

Circa £22,000 depending on experience

Dalkeith Country Park has been enjoyed by visitors for 120 years and its woodlands, riverside trails, cycle tracks and events calendar are valued by visitors from near and far. The Park includes Fort Douglas which is an exciting adventure play park for visitors of all ages, while the stable yard houses Restoration Yard, a unique venture comprising a retail store, coffee bar, restaurant, foodhall and wellness space.

In this role you will be responsible for ensuring the Park grounds and infrastructure are maintained to the highest standards.

  • Closing Date: 21/11/2019
  • Location: Dalkeith, Edinburgh
  • Posted: 06/11/2019
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Tree Officer

Salary: Grade 6 - £25,801 to £28,785 per year

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Central Headquarters, Ripley, Derbyshire

Are you passionate about Trees? If so, you could be the next Tree Officer we are looking for!  

Located in mid-Derbyshire, Amber Valley has an enviable and valued tree stock within its parks, cemeteries, local nature reserves and along the public highway.  The Council is looking to appoint a motivated tree professional to take the lead in the management and further improvement of these wonderful natural assets.  

  • Closing Date: 17/11/2019
  • Location: Central Headquarters, Ripley, Derbyshire
  • Posted: 04/11/2019
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(£21,467 - £24,047 per annum, dependent upon experience)

The post of Ranger forms a key role within Nene Park Trust’s Park Management Team, who are responsible for the day-to-day management of one of the most well-visited parks in the country with exciting ambitions for the future.

The post will help carry out Ranger duties within the Park to ensure it is well-managed and maintained, conserving its important heritage and ensuring it provides a welcoming environment for Park visitors.

  • Closing Date: 25/11/2019
  • Location: Peterborough
  • Posted: 30/10/2019
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Chainsaw and Brushcutter Operatives

Green Mantle (Ecosophy) Limited

Location: Mendip Hills & Somerset Levels

Pay: £16,800 pro rata; 35 hours/wk plus travel. Immediate start - end February 2020. Possibly longer. Mileage allowance.

Exciting opportunities to gain invaluable experience of countryside management and discover extensive networking possibilities. Full-time staff required to join small dynamic team undertaking felling, coppicing, tree surgery, footpath maintenance and scrub clearance, mainly on SSSIs.

  • Closing Date: 22/11/2019
  • Location: Mendip Hills & Somerset Levels
  • Posted: 28/10/2019
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Foreman, Chainsaw Operators & Fencers

Immediate Start

Salary is dependent on experience

Knighton Countryside Management Ltd is based at Piddlehinton, Dorchester & undertakes a range of ecological & environmental contracting. We have opportunities for suitably qualified Foreman, Chainsaw Operators and Fencers for fencing, vegetation clearance, & ecological contracting, to work on jobs in Dorset and across southern England/Wales.

  • Delete Date: 22/11/2019
  • Location: Dorset and across southern England/Wales
  • Posted: 25/10/2019
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Tree Officer


Salary £29,235 to £35,298

Guildford Borough Council is looking for a pro-active, motivated and confident Tree Officer with a passion for trees and nature. We are offering a permanent position for this vital role within a small team committed to improving our Parks and Countryside.  

Guildford is a regional centre for leisure, business and education set in beautiful countryside which includes the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Guildford is a thriving market town and is a principal shopping destination with a vibrant night time economy and excellent transport links.    

  • Closing Date: 17/11/2019
  • Location: Guildford
  • Posted: 21/10/2019
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