Arborist / Trained Utility Arborist

We are currently looking for an experienced full-time tree surgeon/arborist to join our electrical utility team in a permanent position.

The role will mainly involve you working within one of our utility teams. You must be an able climber, confident and resourceful. Self-motivation is key.

We do require you to have the relevant climbing qualifications. Utility training will be supplied as required.

Salary and hours

Salary: £20,000 -£30,000 (competitive – depending on experience).
Core hours are 07:00 – 16:00 Monday – Friday.

Some weekend and night shifts are required as the business needs.
All PPE and required equipment will be provided, with all specialist equipment requests considered.

Essential Criteria

  • Have a high standard of work ethic
  • Be willing to work as part of a team
  • Confident problem-solving abilities
  • This role may involve staying away and night working as projects dictate. You must be available for this as and when required.
  • A Full UK Driving Licence (no more than 6 points)
  • City & Guilds NPTC Level 2, Woodchipper operation
  • 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 Aerial Rescue
  • City & Guilds NPTC Level 3, Aerial cutting of Trees with a Chainsaw Using Freefall Techniques.

Desirable Criteria

  • Utility Arb (UA) (some or all)
  • 360 Excavator ticket.
  • Valid CSCS Card.
  • B&E Trailer Licence.

Job Type: Full-time
Salary: £20,000.00-£30,000.00 per year


  • On-site parking


  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Night shift
  • Overtime