Found in: Talent UK
Description:At Totally Local Company an opportunity has arisen for an Arborist who is an experienced, enthusiastic individual to join our Arboriculture team. You will need CS30, 38 and 39 as a minimum and three years experience. Department Arboriculture Employment Type Full Time Location Enterprise House, Stockport Duties & Responsibilities To undertake skilled arboricultural operations in accordance with NPTC requirements and all operational tree work to BS 3998 (2010) using current safe working practices.To undertake maintenance and minor repairs of chainsaws and other related equipment and machinery in accordance with current safety standards. To undertake arboricultural operations on the Highway to comply with all relevant Department of Transport (Chapter 8) Regulations. To maintain equipment and personal safety equipment in accordance with relevant health and safety legislation. To ensure that all equipment is fully inspected prior to operations and that only safe equipment is used. To ensure that the transporting of materials and equipment is undertaken in accordance with current safety standards. To ensure the effective controls of vehicular and pedestrian traffic are implemented and that no work proceeds whilst any unauthorised person remains within the established danger zone. To directly participate in Totally Local Company’s out of hours emergency tree call out service. Must hold a full, clean driving licence and be willing to drive various vehicles relating to the tasks being carried out. This may include HGV vehicles. Skills, Knowledge & Expertise Minimum three years practical arboriculture experience.Competent in the use of all types of mechanical equipment required for this post which includes chain saws, wood chippers, stump grinders, underground cable detection equipment. Experience of climbing and working at heights.First Aid Certificate.Chapter 8 Road Traffic Signing.NPTC Competencies CS 30, 31, 38, 39.Knowledge of best practice relating to arboriculture techniques.Knowledge of legislation relating to arboriculture operations.Ability to remain polite and tactful in pressured situations.Ability to identify tree species, tree associated pathogens, structural defects and hazards.
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