Principal & Senior Arboricultural - Consultant


Principal & Senior Arboricultural - Consultant

Job Details






£35,000–£40,000 (Senior) £40,000–£50,000 (Principal) depending on qualifications and experience


Full-time, Permanent

Closing date:

14th June 2024

Job Contact Details


Hilary Davies


02920 228966



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Principal and Senior Consulting Arboriculturists based in Cardiff / South Wales.

TACP (UK) Ltd are a vibrant, diverse, and inclusive environmental consultancy based in Cardiff, South Wales www.tacp.co.uk. This opportunity will provide a competitive salary circa £35k - £50k (depending on experience and position applying for), plus company pension and health insurance scheme, professional subscriptions paid, a 28-day holiday allowance (including bank holidays), plus 1 additional day per year up to 5 days, 2 volunteer days/year and the opportunity for career development within an established environmental consultancy including working with Landscape Architects, Ecologists and Environmental Planners. There are future opportunities for business growth, start-to-finish project experience and responsibilities all within an excellent and supportive working environment.

You would receive a bespoke training plan, mentoring and support with a view to further your career development. Flexible working is welcome with a balance of office, site and home working considered.

Specifically, the successful applicants will have the following key responsibilities:

  • Undertaking surveys to relevant British Standards including BS5837;2012, recommending necessary tree management, and preparing reports to best practice guidance including LANTRA
  • Professional Tree inspections, Arboricultural Method Statements and Arboricultural Impact Assessments.
  • Providing support to the environmental co-ordination and clerk of works teams.
  • Complete site meetings and inspections with clients, contractors/third parties and stakeholders.
  • Develop and help support in house arboricultural and environmental clerk of works development both for team members and business development.

The successful applicant will:

  • A Professional Member of the Arboricultural Association, with a minimum RQF Level 4 qualification in arboriculture
  • Demonstrate previous relevant experience in arboriculture.
  • Have a high standard of tree and plant identification, knowledge and tree risk management.
  • Be a strong communicator with excellent customer service skills.
  • Adhere to and understand the importance of health & safety and risk assessment.
  • Understanding of protected trees legislation,
  • Confident in carrying out tree surveys and report writing
  • Proficient in preparing survey plans in AutoCAD, GIS or tree-related software;
  • Have a full UK driving licence and willingness to travel
  • An ability to work independently and as part of an interdisciplinary environmental team

The Principal Arboricultural role will also be required to;

  • Lead business development in the arboricultural sector.
  • Provide mentorship to other staff including Arboricultural Consultant(s), taking part in career development appraisals.
  • Lead and contribute to bid proposals, fee quotations and project management.

How to Apply

Please email your CV with covering letter to hdavies@tacp.co.uk

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The views, opinions or salary expressed in this job vacancy do not necessarily reflect the views of the Arboricultural Association.