Arboricultural Consultant

Consultant Coventry, Midlands (United Kingdom) Full Time£25,000 - £30,000 (GBP)

Middlemarch Environmental

About the job

About Us
Do you want to work for one of the UK’s leading, award winning, ecological and arboricultural consultancies? Due to recent expansion and further planned growth within the company, Middlemarch Environmental are currently recruiting for a number of roles to meet our growing client needs throughout the country.

Middlemarch Environmental provides client focused, cost effective advice and expertise on all ecological and arboricultural issues that occur during the planning and development process. The company was set up in 1989 and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Warwickshire Wildlife Trust, which is itself part of The Wildlife Trusts, the largest voluntary organisation in the UK concerned with all aspects of nature conservation and the environment. This is an exciting opportunity for experienced individuals to join a well-established, friendly team with excellent career prospects.

The Role
Due to our continuing development, the position of Arboricultural Consultant is available to a suitable candidate. The position provides an opportunity to be a part of an expanding team of consultants who provide advice to a wide variety of clients in all aspects of arboriculture. Reporting to our Principal Arboricultural Consultant the successful candidate will primarily undertake Arboricultural surveys, Impact Assessments and Method Statements in accordance with BS5837:Trees in Relation to Design Demolition and Construction – Recommendations. Further consultation work will include Woodland Management, Veteran Tree Assessment, Tree Hazard Assessment, Decay Detection and Mortgage Report Writing.

Preferred Skills

Skills and Experience Required
Ideally you will have:
• A NQF Level 3 or higher qualification in arboriculture or equivalent;
• Experience of undertaking tree hazard surveys and surveys in accordance with BS5837:2012;
• Experience of technical report writing including Arboricultural Impact Assessments and Arboricultural Method Statements;
• A good level of written English;
• The ability to provide detailed, concise and professional advice to clients (verbally and in report form) to required deadlines;
• Computer literacy with experience of Word and Excel;
• A full UK driving licence as use of a company vehicle will be provided for surveying.

Knowledge of GIS/CAD systems would be advantageous but training will be provided.
The package will include a competitive salary (dependent on experience and skills) with a performance related bonus available, 24 days holiday, pension and an opportunity for continued professional development.

For an informal discussion regarding this opportunity please contact:
Duncan Smith – Principal Arboricultural Consultant on 01676 525880

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