Arboricultural Consultant/Senior

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What we are looking for

We are looking for an experienced and highly motivated Arboricultural Consultant to join the Delta-Simons Ecology and Arboricultural Team in the south midlands or south, to take a hands-on role, providing specialist tree advice on a wide range of issues, particularly pre-planning tree surveys and reports, and assessment of tree stability and diagnosis of tree health and disease.

Essential qualifications and experience

  • A minimum QCF Level 3 in Arboriculture or Forestry (AA Tech Cert., Diploma).
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a consultancy role.
  • Full driving licence.

Experience in the knowledge and application of

  • BS 5837:2012 Trees in relation to design, demolition and construction – Recommendations; and
  • BS 3998:2010 Tree Work – Recommendations.

You will have

  • A focus on development-related projects, undertaking BS5837 tree surveys, Impact Assessments, Method Statements and supervisory works.
  • A sound knowledge of visual tree assessment and experience in the preparation and delivery of standard technical reports to a high standard, and associated schedules/plans as part of these assessments together with the provision of arboricultural advice both internally and to client teams on development related projects.
  • A clear commercial understanding of the industry coupled with excellent communication skills at all levels.
  • Good project/client management skills.
  • Sound organisational skills and be self-motivated and commercially aware.
  • Be able to work both independently and within a team structure.
  • The ability to work closely with Local Authority Tree Officers, Planners, Architects, Ecologists and other professionals.
  • A willingness to travel throughout the UK and spend periods of time away from home.
  • A proficiency in the use of industry standard software to Microsoft Office and knowledge of GIS mapping and AutoCAD software, or have a willingness to be trained is desirable.

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Company Name:  Delta-Simons Environmental Consultants Ltd
Location:  South Midlands or South

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