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Arborist Team Leader

Salary Competitive Salary + Overtime Opportunities, Monthly Bonus Scheme
Location Exeter/Clevedon/Bristol/St. Austell, UK
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This is a {Advertised Permanent / Temporary}, {Advertised Full Time / Part Time} vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.

Hi-Line is seeking an Arborist Team Leader on a full-time, permanent basis to join our South West teams. Locations include:

  • Exeter, Devon (EX4 2HF)
  • Clevedon, Somerset / Bristol (BS21 6XS)
  • St. Austell, Cornwall (PL26 8PP)

As Team Leader you will supervise a small tree cutting team and be responsible for ensuring that work is carried out safely and efficiently.You’ll have previous climbing experience along with the proven ability to lead a team. You’ll take pride in your role and enjoy working as part of a larger team. In return, we offer excellent benefits including a bonus scheme, high-quality training opportunities and the chance to progress your career.

Hi-Line are one of the UK’s leading arboricultural companies, part of the RSK Group.

Key Responsibilities

  • Confidently leading your team and ensuring that everyone knows what is expected of them
  • Demonstrating competent climbing skills, rigging techniques and pruning skills
  • Adhering to health and safety standards and best practice at all times
  • Ensuring that health and safety standards are adhered to and risk assessments are carried out
  • Motivating the team and coaching them to perform at their best
  • Demonstrating an excellent knowledge of tree-cutting equipment, processes, techniques and health and safety standards

Person Specification

  • At least 2 years’ climbing and leadership experience
  • City & Guilds NPTC Level 2, Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross-Cutting
  • City & Guilds NPTC Level 2, Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm
  • City & Guilds NPTC Level 2, Tree Climbing and Rescue
  • City & Guilds NPTC Level 3, Aerial Cutting of Trees with a Chainsaw Using Free-fall Techniques
  • Basic arboriculture academic qualification or proof of work-based skills
  • Availability for out of hours for emergency works when required
  • A full UK driving licence

Salary and Benefits

  • Competitive salary, monthly bonus scheme + weekend overtime opportunities at increased rates
  • Full PPE and climbing kit
  • Annual CPD and career development
  • Life assurance
  • A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, health cash plan and discounted gym membership

RSK Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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RSK is a leading environmental, engineering and technical services group providing dynamic, multidisciplinary services to a wide range of sectors. We know that the world faces some very significant challenges in the years to come. The United Nations are referring to the ‘Decade of Action’, saying that we have “ten years to transform our world” and to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals. RSK is on a mission to deliver solutions which will help to address these major global challenges, reshaping our natural and built environments and creating a more sustainable future. We need an outstanding workforce to help us achieve this. Do you have what it takes?

RSK was founded in 1989 and has grown considerably since then. In fact, Environment Analyst recently highlighted RSK’s growth commenting, “Few companies in the environmental services sector can claim to be expanding at the same pace as RSK.” Today, we are a group of over 120 businesses, many of which operate under different brands, employing over 7,000 employees worldwide. We plan to keep growing and are looking for professionals who have the passion, skills, and spirit needed to grow with us.

Since the beginning, our philosophy has remained the same: employ, develop and reward talented people. Employees are at the heart of our business, and we recognise that our success is founded on the talent of our people. As a company, we want you to share in our achievements and we want to be a conduit for your success. RSK prides itself on providing employees with a rewarding and challenging career by encouraging continuing professional development and enabling employees to reach their full potential. Despite our growing numbers, we are determined to maintain the people-centric culture that RSK was built on, fostering entrepreneurialism, and applying a caring and compassionate approach to all that we do.

Life Assurance

Annual Leave Purchase

Cycle to Work Scheme

Discounted Gym Membership

Mental Health Support

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