Arborist - Birmingham
About the jobYou will be part of team that is responsible for the maintenance of trees within a contract or region.
You will be involved in construction work if required, such as walling, flagging, kerbing rockeries and play areas.
This role will involve:
• Carrying out all aspects of arbriculture works, pruning, felling etc.
• Carry out checks on plant and equipment to comply with LOLER and PUWER
• Use of chemicals Tree care/Arboriculture
• Operate light plant and power tools
• Drive, operate vehicles, plant, machinery as required
• Carry out any other duties which may reasonably be expected/requested
• Keep records, complete all necessary paperwork, communicate and liaise with other employees of Amey, subcontractors, the emergency
services, the general public, clients and customers
• Undertake vehicle checks
• Assist in other duties which may reasonably be expected
• This role will involve responsive and call out duties and rota work covering emergency call outs when required including winter maintenance, the
role may also include weekend work
Preferred Skills• Ability to carry out specific tasks with minimum of supervision
• Ability to operate light plant and equipment and wheeled tractors
• Awareness of customer care, dealing with the general public and customers and or their agents
• Sound working knowledge of H&S as it applies within the Arboricultural Maintenance operations including required competency skills
certification for task employed to undertake
• General awareness of requirements with regard to working on site with children
• Use of pesticides (desirable)
• Use of chain saws, including tree surgery
• Used to working outdoors in all weather conditions
• Good communicator
• Ability to supervise other team members
• Personal Highways Safety
• Emergency first aid at work (HSE)
• Environmental awareness tool box talk
• Medicals - Other
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