Vacancy for Arborist

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Location Greater Manchester, WA3
Contract Type Permanent - Employee
Working Days Monday - Friday
Working Times Between 6.00am and 6.00pm
Shift Pattern Days
Working Hours per Week 40 hours
Pay Rate £12.00 per hour
Job Reference OP/46684/1RC

Tree surgery and vegetation maintenance.

You will support our customer through a range of services including vegetation management, grounds maintenance and forestry services.

Specifically you will:

  • Carry out tree surgery and arboriculture maintenance operations at client sites in a safe and compliant manner
  • Carry out a range of duties in accordance with Company standards, contract specifications and agreed schedules
  • Ensure day-to-day problems are dealt with and problems solved
  • Be Risk Aware and have the ability to identify and implement safe systems of work

To succeed in this role need:

  • Experience in an arboriculture role
  • Experience in the safe operation of a broad range of powered machinery
  • NPTC Certificates CS30, CS31 and CS38.
  • Utility experience and qualifications desirable - e.g, units UA1 & UA2
  • A full UK driving licence with ability to tow
  • Ability to work well as part of a small team.
  • Ability to Identify Risks and Hazards

What will you get in return?

  • A pension scheme- to save for the future - eligibility rules apply
  • Access to high street discounts
  • Access to low interest loans
  • Recognition scheme ‘OCS Stars’- monetary rewards given to top performers
  • Training and Development- apprenticeships, e-learning, English as a Second Language and our award nominated ‘Impact’ Programme
  • Long Service Awards
  • Cycle to work scheme- discounted bicycles
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme- 24-7 Wellbeing Support


Why join OCS Group Ltd?

OCS prides itself as a company with strong family values and we are passionate about hiring people who demonstrate the same.

We take CARE of you; We act SAFELY and responsibly; We are TRUSTWORTHY; We work as EXPERTS. If you share these Values, we want you to be part of our team.

OCS have a well-respected brand and our colleagues are empowered to be the best version of themselves.  We offer job stability and are committed to developing our colleagues by offering more than just a job.  We are a financially stable business who continues to be privately owned since its inception in 1900.

We reward those who demonstrate our values and since the launch of our OCS Star recognition scheme we have rewarded nearly 1,500 colleagues with monetary vouchers, certificates, and public recognition within the business.

We invest and support the growth of our people and are currently sponsoring over 310 colleagues who are enrolled in a variety of apprenticeship programmes, ranging from Level 3 qualifications in customer service to degree programmes in Leadership. If you want to develop you career, OCS is a great choice.

OCS offers the family feel of smaller organisations although large enough to offer so many opportunities.  We recognise your efforts and contribution and show our appreciation through a variety of reward schemes which in turn results in our colleagues staying with OCS.  Our business is the family you can choose, and our people stay for the friendships, opportunities, and career fulfilment we offer.