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Arboricultural Surveyors (full & part-time considered)

Salary Up to £28,000
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ADAS is seeking Arboricultural Surveyors to join our rapidly growing environment business. These roles are Remote workingpermanent and flexible, we will consider applicants on a full-time or part-time basis. These positions would be a combination of site based surveying, working partly from one of our offices and partly working from home. 

We are seeking applicants who are located across East Anglia, the South East and East of England including Essex, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Greater London, Kent and East Sussex. 

ADAS, part of RSK Group Ltd, is the UK’s largest provider of research and advice on environmental and agricultural issues. With 75 years’ experience, ADAS has an amazing track record of providing environmental, agricultural and horticultural consultancy & research expertise to an enviable range of clients both in the private and public sector.

Key Responsibilities

  • Carry out arboriculture surveys using the principles of Visual Tree Assessment and specify the necessary work on individual or groups of trees in accordance with BS 3998 and/or THREATS, where applicable, and current best practice
  • Produce high quality detailed tree work specifications for the client and their third party tree contractors
  • Contact and negotiate with landowners to agree necessary work to meet needs of all stakeholders and contractual timetable
  • Carry out post cut tree audits, to ensure compliance with client requirements, specifications and guidelines.
  • Supervise third party tree contractors

Person Specification


  • Full driving licence and use of their own vehicle
  • Level 3 Arboricultural Qualification in line with The Arboricultural Association requirements
  • Relevant arboricultural surveying experience, e.g. VTA, THREATS
  • Able to communicate positively with a wide range of landowners/managers
  • Experience of GIS and tablet based surveying systems and familiarity with MS Office packages


  • NPTC Certificate of Competence in Utility Arboriculture Unit 1 Basic Electrical Knowledge
  • NPTC Certificate of Competence in Utility Arboriculture Unit 2.1 Tree species recognition, Growth Characteristics and Associated Hazards
  • NPTC Certificate of Competence in Utility Arboriculture Unit 5.1 and 5.2
  • Practical experience of overhead line vegetation clearance works up to and including 132kV
  • LANTRA Professional Tree Inspection certificate
  • Rail Sentinel PTS (Personal Track Safety) competency
  • Graduate or full membership of a relevant professional body such as ICF, RICS, Arboricultural Association

Salary and Benefits

  • £25,000 - £28,000 per annum, full-time equivalent (FTE), depending on experience
  • Life assurance
  • A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, health cash plan and discounted gym membership

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RSK Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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RSK will not accept unsolicited CVs from agencies other than RSK PSL or Secondary agencies.

Working alongside landowners, farmers, and growers since 1946, we have been providing ideas, specialist knowledge, and solutions to secure our food and enhance the environment for over 75 years.

Our aim is to help address the challenges and opportunities faced by organisations working in food production and the natural environment, and we continue to thrive by attracting innovative thinkers into our workforce. 

We currently have over 400 employees delivering solutions in 60 specialist subjects, making us the UK’s largest independent provider of agricultural and environmental consultancy, rural development services, research and development, and policy advice. Whether you want to work on national or international projects, we can provide a varied career in a wide array of industries and public sector services. 

ADAS is part of the RSK Group, a leading integrated environmental, engineering, and technical services business providing dynamic, multidisciplinary services to a wide range of sectors. 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, RSK Group consists of over 120 businesses and employs over 7,000 specialists. The group is headquartered in the United Kingdom and has an established presence in more than 40 countries around the world.

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