Contract: Full time, Permanent
Hours: 40 hours p/w
Closing date: 13 July 2021
Red Squirrel Tree Surgery based in London has the following vacancies: Experienced Lead Climber.
We are a professionally run business who work at a consistently high standard. We require a fully qualified and high calibre Climber to work across London. At Red Squirrel Tree Surgery, you will work as part of a friendly team on all aspects of tree surgery. We are currently the appointed contractors for both The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and Hillingdon Council meaning there are opportunities to work in open spaces and some of London’s most famous street trees, as well as commercial and domestic work.
We operate on a firm but fair basis, offering good rates of pay for the right applicant, depending on ability/experience.
The position offered is for an immediate start, and will be subject to a paid trial day. Full-time permanent contract (following probationary period) 40 hrs. per week. Overtime opportunities and 24 Hr. emergency call out paid at triple hourly rates. Employees will also be entitled to 28 days holiday allowance Including bank holidays, with the opportunity for additional holidays after working with the company for a number of years.
To be eligible you will need:
- CS30 and Maintain the Chainsaw (Compulsory)
- CS31 Fell Small Trees (Compulsory)
- CS36 Cross cut Stack procedure
- CS38 Climb Trees & perform Aerial rescue
- CS39 Operate the chainsaw from a rope & harness
- Brushwood Chipper operations
- NPTC First Aid awareness/certification (beneficial).
All applicants with relevant experience and necessary certificates will be considered, although those with post 1997 UK driving licence is highly desirable.
For more information or to express interest please contact us via email at email@example.com or call us on 0203 509 0108.