Senior Arboricultural Consultant

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Location: This WFH role is best suited to someone based in Reading / Southwest of London or Birmingham / Stoke-on-Trent / Sheffield

Salary range: £32,000-£42,000 p.a. D.O.E.

Contract: Full time

Closing date: 10 June 2022

About the Job

We’re looking for full-time Senior Arboricultural Consultant to join our small but friendly team. The role is work from home (Flexi-time available).

You will help us to serve our existing and new clients. The job will primarily be development survey based, with occasional condition surveys and statements also.

As a Senior member of the team, you will also assist other consultants with technical queries relating to arboricultural impacts and solutions.

If successful, your duties will include the following tasks:

  • Undertake BS5837 surveys, and occasionally tree condition surveys and arboricultural supervision.
  • Produce high-quality arboricultural impact assessments, method statements and planning statements.
  • Attend meetings and supervisions as a representative of Ligna Consultancy.
  • Help attract and build strong relationships with new (and existing) clients.
  • Assist other team members with technical queries, as well as checking reports and plans.
  • You may be required to stay away from home occasionally.

As an applicant you will ideally have the following:


  • Fdsc / BSc / ProfDip in arboriculture (or similar)
  • Lantra PTI (Preferred)
  • Professional Member of the Arboricultural Association
  • 4+ years experience in arboricultural consultancy
  • Full UK Driving License
  • Experience with AutoCAD/Keytree (preferable)
  • Experience with GIS software (ArcGIS) (preferable)


  • Must be able to independently produce AIAs and AMSs to a high standard.
  • You must be competent in the undertaking of Tree Surveys (BS 5837 & Condition Surveys).
  • Must have a good level with trees within the planning framework.
  • You must be accurate and diligent in the production of your work, and able to independently produce high-quality reports.
  • Be computer literate, with a good knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Be good at problem solving, as an individual and as a team.


  • Be well presented, trustworthy and punctual.
  • Have a desire to continually improve your knowledge and work.
  • Have a love of the outdoors.

If successful, you will receive:

  • Anticipated salary range £32,000-£42,000 (DOE) (reviewed annually).
  • 28 days paid annual leave per year (pro rata).
  • Pension contributions.
  • Paid mileage, travel & subsistence (whilst away from home).
  • A company van.
  • Fully funded CPD.
  • Opportunities for increased responsibilities and career progression.

About the Company

Started in 2016, Ligna Consultancy is a small but quickly growing arboricultural consultancy firm who are looking for a work from home consultant to help us serve our clients in and around London.

We pride ourselves in forming long-lasting working relationships with our clients. These are based upon open communication, the ability to convey our expertise in a concise manner, and the desire to continually improve the service that we provide to them. We are committed to providing our clients with in-depth and tailored advice. Our primary focus is on tree condition assessments and development applications.

If you think you may be a good fit for the role, and would like to join a forward thinking and dynamic company, please send us your CV and a covering letter of experience.

If you wish to discuss the opportunity and role further, please get in touch.

I look forwards to hearing from you,

Ben Hallinan - Director

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Job Details

Company Name:  Ligna Consultancy
Location:  Reading / Southwest of London or Birmingham / Stoke-on-Trent / Sheffield

Contact Details

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