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Tree Surgeon

Nexus Careers Group Ltd

Waltham Abbey

Permanent

£30000 - £40000/annum Productivity Bonus

EN91FS

Posted: 06/06/2024

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Job title – Tree Surgeon

Location –Waltham Abbey, Essex

Salary – £30,000 - £40,000 DOE

Duration – Perm

Sector – Arboriculture

The Opportunity:

Are you an experienced Tree Surgeon? Our client is seeking a dedicated Tree Surgeon to join their team working on several contracts. As a Tree Surgeon, you'll play a key role crucial role in ensuring that Arboriculture projects are carried out to the highest of standards.

As a Tree Surgeon your responsibilities will include the following:

• Safely Climb and reduce the tree to a level that is managebale to remove the trunk.

• Assess the health, structure, and safety of trees. They identify any diseases, pests, or structural issues that may affect the tree's health or pose a risk to nearby structures or people.

• Prune and trim trees to promote healthy growth, improve aesthetics, and remove hazardous branches. This involves using specialized tools and techniques to carefully remove branches without causing damage to the tree.

• In cases where a tree is dead, diseased, or poses a safety hazard, you will need to remove it. This involves safely cutting down the tree and disposing of the debris.

• Advise on suitable tree species for specific locations and assist with planting new trees. You will ensure proper planting techniques are followed to promote healthy growth.

• Provide treatments such as fertilization, pest control, and disease management to maintain the health of trees.

• In the event of storms, accidents, or other emergencies, you may be called upon to remove fallen trees or limbs to restore safety and functionality.

• Evaluate the risk posed by trees to surrounding property and people. You may recommend measures such as cabling or bracing to support weak branches or trees.

• Responsible for maintaining their equipment in good working condition to ensure safety and efficiency during tree care operations.

We are looking for a Tree Surgeon who has the following skills and qualifications:

• Full UK Driver’s License is essential

• Minimum a years’ experience as a Tree Surgeon

• CS30, CS31, CS38, CS39 chainsaw tickets are minimum

• Chipper License is preffered

• Willing to work by themselves when required.

• Team player.

• NVQ in Arboriculture is a bonus

The Offer:

• £30,000 - £40,000 DOE

• Productivity Bonus

• Free Gym Membership for you and a friend

• Training & development

• Pension / Sick Pay

• Internal Progression

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