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Qualified Arborists needed to join Glendale's Croydon/Wandsworth team!

Tree Surgeon – Croydon/Wandsworth

| Glendale

Location: Croydon and surrounding areas
Full Time: 35 hours per week
Salary: 31,500 – £45,000
Closing Date: 23rd Feb 2024
Start Date: 8th April 2024

Job Description

This is an outstanding career opportunity with a market leader providing arboriculture services to private and public sector businesses.

We can guarantee our staff have work every day through varying channels with LB Croydon, LB Wandsworth, LB Southwark and LB Bromley as well as a large proportion of private clients.

Glendale arboriculture carries out a wide range of tree-related works for domestic, commercial & public sector clients, throughout London and the South East. We are looking for staff to join our arboriculture teams based in Croydon.

Services offered in this region include woodland and estates management, vegetation management, fencing, tree surgery, forestry and environmental engineering projects.

Our depot based in Croydon currently employs 10 qualified and experienced full-time arborists. Working from 7 am – 4.30 pm 5 days per week. Regular paid overtime is also available outside of these hours.

Our arborists benefit from a vast array of tools and equipment, from high-end timber wolf chippers, Husqvarna and Stihl handheld equipment including battery equivalent tools, Mobile Elevated Platforms, remote-controlled stump grinders and 3.5t – 7.5t arb spec vehicles.

What can Glendale offer you?

  • Permanent contract with the opportunity to build and develop a career over the long term as we are keen to build team resilience.
  • Good opportunities for overtime earnings.
  • Ongoing refresher training
  • Tailored training and development programmes
  • Proactive member of staff with a passion for arboriculture
  • Strong team working ethic essential
  • The candidate will need to be flexible and reliable with a thorough, proven knowledge of all aspects of tree work: ground and aerial
  • Comfortable undertaking arboriculture duties including tree pruning, dismantling & felling
  • Nature of work requires the qualified candidates to hold the relevant industry qualifications such as NPTC certificates: 201(CS30), 202(CS31), 206/306(CS38) 308(CS39),. Possession of a valid CSCS card would be an advantage. A full, UK driving licence is desired, preferably with a trailer towing up to 3,500kg.
  • Must have a positive attitude towards Health & Safety regulations
  • Sector competitive salary
  • Generous annual leave of up to 22 days
  • Free gym membership for you and a nominated person
  • Employee health cash plan
  • Employee discount portal – discounts on travel bookings, high street vouchers, gift cards, cinema tickets, days out, leisure activities and your day-to-day spending
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Pension Scheme
  • Company sick pay
  • Career progression
  • Training and development
  • Full top-end PPE and uniform

Glendale is a well-established business that is continuously growing. Successful applicants can look forward to joining a company that can offer career prospects and believes in investing in its people.

How to Apply

If you feel that you have the necessary skills and competencies to be successful in this role and to develop your career with a dynamic and growing business, please apply with a letter of application and CV to our admin team at Regionalse.admin@glendale-services.co.uk Tel: 01428 748 153

To apply for this job please visit www.jobs.glendale-services.co.uk.