Arboriculturist

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Locations: Milton Keynes

RPS is looking for an Arboriculturist with tree survey experience to join our Landscape Team, part of our wider UK Planning Division in either Milton Keynes, Southampton or Abingdon. We are an established provider of arboricultural professional and technical support services to the private sector, local and central government. We work with our clients by providing expert advice on tree and woodland related issues to ensure that they clearly understand the impacts of trees within the planning system. RPS is a leading global environmental consultancy. We specialise in all areas of the built and natural environment, shaping the future of our environmental, social and economic landscapes.

Your role

With project work across the UK you will have the opportunity to work across a wide range of sectors as diverse as leisure, residential, retail, commercial, education, energy and infrastructure. You will undertake and produce BS5837:2012 Tree surveys, produce Tree survey reports, carry out arboricultural impact assessments and arboricultural method statements. You will have arboriculture Clerk of Works duties on development sites and assist with data analysis, evaluation, report writing and project research. There will also be a requirement to undertake hazard assessment surveys based on ISA hazard evaluation methodology.

Your skills and experience

We'd like you to have experience of BS5837 tree surveys, have excellent report writing skills (including Impact Assessment, Method Statement etc) and be proficient in AutoCAD and / or similar tree related software. You'll have worked as part of a multidisciplinary team and be used to working to project deadlines. They will be travel involved so we'll need you to have a full UK driving licence.

What we offer you

We will provide you with a flexible, friendly and creative environment to develop your skills and challenge yourself. Via our robust career development framework, we are proud to be able to support our people to innovate, collaborate and build meaningful careers. Our network of people and knowledge will expand your horizons and give you access to a variety of interesting projects across the UK.

Our employees are rewarded with:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Opportunities to invest and many other benefits including:
    • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
    • Option to purchase up to 5 extra days per year
    • Company pension scheme
    • Group Disability Scheme
    • Share Incentive Scheme
    • Life Assurance
    • Cycle to Work Scheme
    • Health Screening
    • Employee Assistance Programme (including numerous wellbeing initiatives and mental health support)
    • Dental Cover
    • Gadget Insurance
    • Professional Memberships
    • …and access to BenefitHub offering discounts, cash back offers and rewards.

About RPS

RPS is a leading global professional services firm of 5,000 people. We define, design and manage projects that create shared value in a complex, urbanising and resource-scarce world. Connecting with our global expertise we make it easy for our clients to create winning solutions for their communities and their clients. By being confidently pragmatic we solve problems that matter. We make complex easy.

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Company Name:  RPS
Location:  Milton Keynes

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