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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Volunteer Coordinator

£23,678 - £25,002

Westonbirt, South West, GL8 8QS

Westonbirt, The National Arboretum is one of the world’s finest temperate tree collections and an internationally important historic landscape.

As our new Volunteer Co-ordinator, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the smooth day-to-day management of volunteer programme by working across all arboretum teams to coordinate our volunteer activities to ensure they meet business needs and provide the highest quality experience for our volunteers.

  • Closing Date: 04/10/2019
  • Location: Gloucestershire
  • Posted: 17/09/2019
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Team Leader

Gatwick Airport

This is an outstanding career opportunity with a market leader providing green services to private and public sector businesses.

Glendale Gatwick is seeking to recruit a Grounds Maintenance Team Leader to join the established team at Gatwick Airport.

The successful candidates will be a highly valued part of the team, responsible for the day-to-day planning of grounds maintenance activities, supporting the Supervisor and Contract Manager. This is a hands-on role involving practical grounds maintenance, direct client contact, managing the progress of teams on-site and taking quick and effective action to maintain both high productivity levels and client and public satisfaction.

  • Delete Date: 11/10/2019
  • Location: Gatwick Airport
  • Posted: 13/09/2019
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Durham Woodland Revival Forestry Officer

Grade 10 £30,507 - £33,799 p.a.

Location: County Hall, Durham

An opportunity has arisen for a Durham Woodland Revival Forestry Officer until November 2023.

The National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF) has awarded Durham Woodland Revival £432,700 to bring together organisations from the forestry sector to develop woodland habitat networks through better managed forests, new planting and community involvement across a targeted area of 200 km2 in County Durham.

  • Closing Date: 26/09/2019
  • Location: County Hall, Durham
  • Posted: 13/09/2019
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General Woodlands and Estate Worker

The Easton Estate, Grantham, Lincolnshire

We are looking for an experienced general woodlands and estate worker to join the Estate team on a full-time basis. The focus of this work will be on practical woodland management and general Estate upkeep and maintenance.

The job is very varied and includes carrying out all practical woodland tasks, with the help of an assistant; running the Estate’s firewood business, including processing and delivery; taking part in general woodland management, including tree planting, ground maintenance, fencing and trimming of trees, etc

  • Delete Date: 10/10/2019
  • Location: Grantham, Lincolnshire
  • Posted: 12/09/2019
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Supervisor / Operatives

Rugby, Warwickshire

Akers Land and Ecology Ltd are looking to fill various roles to help deliver ecology, countryside and landscape focused projects in the construction industry. We work closely with house builders, developers and environmental and ecological consultants to deliver our work.

We are currently seeking skilled and experienced staff to deliver a range of landscaping and countryside management tasks, including fencing, path building, pond building, landscape maintenance, tree and shrub planting, tree work and forestry.

  • Delete Date: 10/10/2019
  • Location: Rugby, Warwickshire
  • Posted: 12/09/2019
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Recreation and Public Affairs Manager (East)

Based at our Alice Holt Forest, Farnham, with regular travel to our District office in Lyndhurst.

As Recreation and Public Affairs Manager you will be a self-motivated individual interested in making a positive impact to our visitor experience - coaching, motivating and developing our team of dedicated recreation staff in the east of our District. You’ll have excellent communication and negotiation skills to work with a range of commercial partners, local authorities and National Park Authorities to help grow our recreation offer. You’ll also help manage and support the development of our community engagement, volunteering, learning and permissions opportunities.

  • Closing Date: 18/09/2019
  • Location: Alice Holt Forest, Farnham
  • Posted: 12/09/2019
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Senior Arboricultural Consultant

Based in Macclesfield

Cheshire Woodlands is looking for an experienced and passionate tree professional who will help us build on our strengths and advance our mission of providing ever more effective tree management solutions. Established in 1995, our consultancy serves a wide range of clients, primarily in the north-west and north midlands of England, providing expert consulting across the gamut of arboricultural and urban forestry services.

You will be part of a small team providing specialist advice and expert evidence on a wide range of tree related issues including urban forestry, pre-planning tree surveys and reports, tree risk management, post-subsidence assessment, assessment of tree stability, woodland management and diagnosis of ill-health and tree diseases.

  • Closing Date: 30/09/2019
  • Location: Macclesfield
  • Posted: 11/09/2019
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Estate Worker

Milton (Peterborough) Estate Company

Full Time

Competitive starting salary

A vacancy has arisen for a full-time estate worker to work within our existing estate team. Day to day tasks vary from forestry-style work using chainsaws, firewood processing and tree planting. Ground maintenance with strimmer’s, flail mowers, post knocker and knapsack sprayer.

  • Delete Date: 07/10/2019
  • Location: Peterborough
  • Posted: 09/09/2019
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Tree Officer

Amber Valley Borough Council

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

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Central Headquarters, Ripley, Derbyshire

The role includes the day-to-day management of the Assistant Tree Officers, to provide a first class arboricultural service, including undertaking inspections, prioritising works, dealing with Tree Preservation Orders and Conservation Area applications, giving advice to internal and external clients on arboricultural matters and ensuring that the Council’s legal obligations are met.

  • Closing Date: 22/09/2019
  • Location: Ripley, Derbyshire
  • Posted: 05/09/2019
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Landscape Operatives, Chainsaw Operatives and Fencing Operatives

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

£ Competitive salary – Full driving licence essential and candidates applying without one will not be considered.

ATM is one of the UK's leading landscaping, highway maintenance, fencing and vegetation management and maintenance contractors. We are recruiting for Landscape Operatives, Chainsaw Operatives and Fencing Operatives based out of Boroughbridge (YO51 9HY). We are looking for organised, reliable individuals who are experienced with working in a team, also capable of working on their own initiative to carry out scheduled works on a variety of sites.

  • Delete Date: 02/10/2019
  • Location: Boroughbridge, North Yorkshire
  • Posted: 04/09/2019
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Parks & Open Spaces Operative

Salary: Grade 2, SCP 4-7, £18,426.00 to £19,554.00 /year

This is a full-time post, although hours vary seasonally.

Bodmin Town Council is looking to recruit a Parks & Open Spaces Operative as part of its Parks & Open Spaces Team.

The role will include (but is not exclusive to) cemetery duties as required, including the preparation of graves using manual and mechanical systems and backfilling following interment; and grass cutting, tractor driving, hedge trimming, weed spraying, path maintenance and litter picking in the Council’s parks and open spaces.

  • Delete Date: 23/09/2019
  • Location: Bodmin, Cornwall
  • Posted: 04/09/2019
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FM & Stewardship Craftsperson

£20,955 - £22,171, plus benefits

Do you enjoy working outdoors? Do you want to help look after Scotland’s forests and land? Want to work in a fantastic location and be part of a friendly and passionate team? Forestry and Land Scotland (FLS) looks after Scotland’s forests and land, for the benefit of all, now and for the future.

We are looking for motivated and passionate team members to join our Forest Management team. There are 6 posts available across Scotland, 5 permanent and 1 fixed term (until April 2020).

  • Closing Date: 18/09/2019
  • Location: Ae, Huntly, Lairg, Newton Stewart and Straiton
  • Posted: 28/08/2019
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Forest Planner

Various Locations in Scotland £27,297 - £29,281, plus benefits

A Planner’s main role is to prepare Land Management Plans. These set out how we will care for the land that we manage (which isn’t all forest, by the way – it’s also peatlands, sand dunes, farms, windfarms and green space around towns) over the next decade and beyond. Working with others, you will be responsible for reviewing and preparing succinct and well written long-term plans that outline how we will manage the forests and land. These plans inform programmes of work and are used to obtain our regulatory approvals. They reflect our commitments to meeting appropriate, place-related environmental, social and economic objectives.

  • Closing Date: 22/09/2019
  • Location: Various location in Scotland
  • Posted: 27/08/2019
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Forest Managers, Harvesting Managers and General Recruitment, Scottish Woodlands Ltd

  • Closing Date: 20/09/2019
  • Location: North, South and Southwest Scotland
  • Posted: 27/08/2019
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Trainee Machine Operator

Forestry England is looking for an ambitious and motivated individual to join a dedicated team of staff managing the public forest estate in the East of England.

East England Forest District covers an area of 35,000 hectares from North Norfolk to Brighton and is headed by Tristram Hilborn with over 150 directly employed staff. The Trainee Machine Operator will be based at Santon Downham as part of the Harvesting Team working throughout the Thetford Beat. The direct production harvesting team harvests approximately 50,000m3 of timber a year. The team consists of a Harvesting Forester, a Forestry Works Supervisor and 5 Machine Operators operating a harvester, two forwarders, a front end loader and a mini forwarder. 

  • Closing Date: 28/09/2019
  • Location: Santon Downham, Suffolk
  • Posted: 23/08/2019
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Forestry Ground Workers and Tree Planters

Hay Fell is a leading South Lakeland Forestry and Garden Specialist, based in Kendal and working through out Cumbria and the surrounding area.  We are passionate about caring for our landscapes and pride ourselves on building trusted relationships by delivering quality local services. We provide forestry services for a range of commercial and private clients helping them deliver their woodland management plan objectives, specialising in woodland restoration works.  We balance this work alongside our professional garden services which specialise in delivering stately home ground maintenance and related duties. 

  • Delete Date: 20/09/2019
  • Location: Kendal, Cumbria
  • Posted: 23/08/2019
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Tree Officer

£29,636 - £32,878

Permanent / Full time

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced arboriculturist to join our multi-disciplinary team, helping to manage the trees and woodlands across North Hampshire. Working closely with other arboriculturists, ecologists and landscape architects, you will have a central role in shaping the natural environment of a borough that is proud to do things differently.

  • Delete Date: 18/09/2019
  • Location: North Hampshire
  • Posted: 23/08/2019
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Site Manager

Salary starting at: £29,507 to £31,966 per annum

Hours: Full time

Contract: Permanent

Location: Wiltshire

Can you help us unlock the Secret Forest? Franchises Lodge is our near 1,000 acre new reserve in the New Forest National Park, a landscape of ancient woodland and conifer plantation that are ripe for restoration into an un-paralleled biodiversity hotspot.

Our 200-year vision is to restore a landscape-scale mosaic of deciduous woodland, wood pasture, heath and mire that really delivers for people and nature.

  • Closing Date: 18/09/2019
  • Location: Wiltshire
  • Posted: 09/08/2019
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