Arboricultural Consultant


Envirocentre Limited has an exciting opportunity for a competent and enthusiastic Arboricultural
Consultant to join a long-established team who currently undertake tree and woodland survey,
assessment, management planning, arboricultural supervision, arbor-ecology and veteran tree
consultancy, often in combination with habitat and species surveys and wider EIA projects.

This is
a great opportunity to join a dynamic and expanding team delivering on regional and key national
projects in a wide range of land-use and development sectors. Working closely with a highly
motivated and innovative team, this role provides opportunity to thrive, develop a variety of
skills and build a successful career in a leading environmental consultancy.

Responsibilities of
this role include, but are not limited to:

  • BS5837 survey and BS3998 tree works specifications, and Visual Tree Assessments (VTA);
  • Contributing tree/woodland knowledge to a range of important habitat projects;
  • Compiling fee proposals and designing survey methods using industry guidance;
  • Delivery of onsite survey work including data gathering using mobile devices;
  • Creating and exporting digital plans using infield technology, CAD & GIS;
  • Written reporting including Arboricultural Impact Assessment and forming bespoke Arb.
    Method Statements;
  • Maintaining direct liaison with clients, design teams and consultees during a project
  • Providing onsite client support, auditing and supervising works in relation to trees and
  • Contributing to ecology and multi-disciplinary environmental projects where trees and
    woodlands are a consideration;
  • Conducting fieldwork anywhere in Scotland (and perhaps the UK) as required;
  • Supporting office management and administrative tasks.

Your skills and experience will

  • A degree in an environmental discipline, forestry, arboriculture; OR a Qualifications and
    Credit Framework (QCF) Level 3 in Arboriculture (or equivalent);
  • Membership of a professional body such as: Technician Grade membership of the
    Arboricultural Association and/or Member of the Consulting Arborist Society (pending/expected
    or other relevant memberships, such as CIEEM, ICF, ISA, will also be considered);
  • A working knowledge of BS5837:2012, Tree Preservation Orders, Conservation Areas, planning
    guidance, practical forestry and arboricultural operations;
  • The ability to use GIS or a dedicated tree mapping software of your preference to present
    tree survey data;
  • An understanding of the opportunities for biodiversity, green infrastructure and the
    protection and enhancement of ecosystems associated with trees and woodlands;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a desire and ability to share
  • Being confident and comfortable working as part of a team as well as conduct tasks
  • A commitment to develop yourself professionally and a desire grow the service offering
    within EnviroCentre’s team;
  • Good time management, enthusiasm, and initiative; and
  • A full, clean, UK driver’s licence.

What Envirocentre can offer you: 

We invest in you and
your success. We support our people to innovate, collaborate and achieve their next career

Become part of our highly respected team and you’ll be working alongside technical
experts in a range of environmental disciplines who take pride in the quality of service that
we offer at every stage of the project lifecycle. 

In return, we offer a competitive salary,
hybrid working and all the benefits of working for a dynamic and growing organisation including
generous holidays, a training allowance, company pension contributions and more. This post is
offered full-time, but we welcome applications from individuals who wish to be considered for
part-time working. 

We actively promote diversity, equality, and inclusion within and outside
our organisation and encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates
from all sections of society.

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