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Arborist

  • Location:

    Preston

  • Sector:

    Trades & Labour

  • Job type:

    Full-time

  • Salary:

    £9 - £9.5 per hour

  • Contact:

    Andy Billington

  • Contact email:

    abillington@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Contact phone:

    0161 233 0034

  • Job ref:

    AB-432984

  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    29 Oct 00:00

  • Startdate:

    2019-10-01

Purpose of Job:
 
To carry out Arboricultural duties as required by the service
 
Main Duties/Responsibilities:
 
 
·         To work with the Senior Tree Officer and the Arborist Team
 
·         To carry out Arboricultural operations and routine tree maintenance
 
·         To carry out pruning in accordance with BS 3998 (2010) – tree work recommendations
 
·         Making safe, dangerous trees
 
·         Be prepared to work in emergencies / out of hours (paid)
 
·         To work without supervision when required
 
·         Ensure that current codes of practice and standards are adhered to
 
·         To carry out work efficiently, effectively and safely in accordance with current health and safety legislative requirements
 
·         To accurately complete all relevant paperwork pertaining to tree works instructions is essential
 
·         To communicate effectively with customers, contractors and partner organisations
 
·         To keep abreast of new techniques and methods
 
 Please apply with an up to date copy of your CV for an immediate interview.