We have an exciting opportunity for an Arborist to join our team here in Banbury.

Immediate start available.

Job title: Arborist / Arborist Groundsman / Tree Surgeon

Industry: Arboriculture

Location: Banbury, OX16 1FH

Salary: £900 - £1,500 per month + Benefits (Listed below)

Job type: Full-time, Part-time positions available


* 37.5 hours per week (Part time hours: 16 - 40 per week)
* Monday to Friday, 8+ hours per day with half hour lunch
* Days and shifts are to be confirmed, occasional Saturday working may be required.

About Us

Treetops is a family run, professional, experienced and qualified tree surgery, landscaping and LANTRA training business led by Tim Rose and Edward Pointon based in Banbury.

We undertake all types of tree surgery, hedging, consultancy, landscape design and implementation and LANTRA training courses.

Job description:

We are looking for an enthusiastic, energetic and polite individual who has a passion for the outdoors to join our team.

You would gain skills in all areas of tree and garden care whilst working with us.

You will be asked to do the following:

* Helping to load and unload Trailer / truck at beginning and end of the working day with tools / machines required for the job.
* Supporting the team by helping with ground clearance, dragging, shredding, raking and blowing.
* Carrying out Arborist duties including (not exhaustive) climbing, felling, crown lift, crown reduction, pollarding, and thinning, dead wood removal.
* Carrying out Horticultural duties including (not exhaustive) Hedge cutting, strimming, pruning, digging, laying turf.
* Adhering to Health and safety procedures.

Desired skills and personal qualities of our ideal candidate:

* Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience.
* Communication skills, as a family run business, we are looking for someone who is friendly and enjoys conversation.
* A high level of Physical fitness is a key criterion for this position and manual dexterity.

This job is very labour intensive and so applicants must be able to keep up with the physical workload.
* Applicants must be ok with dogs as most days of the week dogs will come to work in the truck.

Experience and Qualifications:

* GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade Grade C/4) - Essential
* Chainsaw maintenance and crosscutting - Preferred
* Chainsaw felling - Preferred
* Arboriculture (1 year) - Preferred


* Free On-site parking
* Training provided
* Holiday Leave
* Career Progression

Next Steps

To apply for our vacancy for an Arborist, please click on Apply and upload a copy of your CV.

We look forward to hearing from you!

  • Location: Banbury, England
  • Salary: £900 - £1500 Per Month + Benefits
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: Lilium Direct
  • Posted: 24-Nov-2022
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