Vacancy for Surveyor / Permissioner - Arboriculture Services

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Location Birmingham WS11
Contract Type Permanent - Employee
Working Days Monday - Friday
Working Times Between 07.00am and 6.00pm
Shift Pattern Days
Working Hours per Week 40 hours
Pay Rate £12.00 per hour
Job Reference OP/32025

Ensure arboriculture services are delivered safely, to a high standard and within the agreed budget.

Your role will be effectively liaising with landowners and obtaining necessary permissions, so that you can then deliver excellent arboriculture services.

You will:

  • Visit sites and liaise with landowners and their agents identifying arboricultural work to be carried out and obtaining necessary consent and permission for access.
  • Assist the Team Manager in ensuring all operations are delivered to meet the agreed specification ensuring agreed Service Level Agreements (SLAs) are achieved.
  • Produce work specifications and instructions for arboriculture/cutting teams to follow, ensuring the agreed plan of work is efficiently carried out and successfully completed.
  • Carry out audits and site surveys to ensure Key Performace Indicators (KPI’s) are achieved.
  • Work with the Team Manager to organise and plan the daily work schedule for arboriculture/cutting teams.
  • Ensure Health and Safety regulations and Company policy is complied with.

 About you

With sound knowledge of the arboriculture industry and experience in a field based role, you will be excellent communicator with good negotiation skills.

 You will also need:

  • NPTC CS30, CS31 preferred
  • UA1 & 2 1/2.2 qualifications or equivalent preferred
  • Level 1 First Aid qualification preferred
  • Surveying experience essential
  • Experience of arboriculture services within the utility sector preferred
  • Good organisational skills with the ability to prioritise
  • To be customer focused
  • Current Driving Licence

Fountains, part of the OCS Group, is one of the UK’s leading environmental service providers, delivering vegetation management, estate and street cleaning, grounds maintenance and forestry services.