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Job Title: Arborist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sheffield
Salary: 23000-29000
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 25135040001
Job Published: October 29, 2019 23:52

Job Description

Ref: 25135040001


About Amey
We’re committed to creating better places for everyone. We take pride in making a difference, but also in being the difference: for the communities we serve, whatever the challenge, whatever the weather. By designing and consulting, building and maintaining, managing and investing in our country’s services and infrastructures we create better places to live, work and travel.


As one of us, you can really be you because your individuality is an asset. You’re surrounded by a team of people who want you to grow and embrace new challenges. People who care about your job satisfaction as well as your well being. There’ll be experiences as original as you are, in a career that can feel like many rolled into one. You’ll be stretched but always supported. To bring out the better in you. To shine as a better team player or self starter. To help you commit to better each day, delivering whatever steps it takes, great or small, to create better places for



We believe that we are what we do.

It’s more than just wanting to do better.

At Amey we’re proud to be the better

What is the purpose of this role?
As a member of a team, responsible for the maintenance of trees within a contract or region.

What will this role involve?
General maintenance, e.g. grass cutting, hedge trimming, clearing leaves and litter, verges
Use of chemicals
Tree care/Arboriculture
Construction work if required, e.g. walling, flagging, kerbing rockeries, play areas, etc.
Operate light plant and power tools
Drive, operate vehicles, plant, machinery as required
Carry out any other duties which may reasonably be expected/requested
To keep records, complete all necessary paperwork, communicate and liaise with other employees of Amey, subcontractors, the emergency services, the general public, clients and customers
Undertake vehicle. tractor, cutting equipment checks
Assist in other duties which may reasonably be expected
This role will involve responsive and call out duties and rota work covering emergency call outs when required including winter maintenance
This role may also include weekend work
Carry out work in line with British Standards
Carry out daily climbing and equipment checks
Install and maintain traffic management in line with NRSWA
Carry out site specific risk assessments for the task being carried out
What are we looking for?

Basic knowledge of gardening and horticulture operations
Customer Care
Ability to carry out specific tasks with minimum of supervision
Ability to operate light plant and equipment and wheeled tractors
Awareness of customer care, dealing with the general public and customers and or their agents


Sound working knowledge of H&S as it applies within the Arboricultural Maintenance operations including required competency skills certification for task employed to undertake
General awareness of requirements with regard to working on site with children
Use of pesticides (desirable)
Use of chain saws, including tree surgery
Used to working outdoors in all weather conditions
Role specific requirements

Lantra/NPTC qaulification in tree climbing and aerial rescue
Lantra/NPTC using a chainsaw from a rope and harness
Lantra/NPTC Woodchipper qualification
Traffic management 12D
Lantra/NPTC Felling and processing timber
Lantra/NPTC award in aerial tree rigging
What makes this role unique?
You will help to deliver a best in class service for our client.

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