Vacancy for Tree Surgeon Team Leader

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Location covering Essex, Hertfordshire or North London CM14
Contract Type Permanent - Employee
Working Days Monday to Friday
Working Times Between 06:00am and 6:00pm
Shift Pattern Days
Working Hours per Week 40 hours
Pay Rate £30,000 to £34,320 per annum plus benefits
Job Reference OP/47590/1

We have a vacancy for a Tree Surgeon Team Leader to supervise the delivery of Utility Arboriculture in proximity to the overhead National Grid transmission network.covering Essex, Hertfordshire or North London CM14

About the role

With a firm focus on customer service, compliance, Health and Safety and the promotion of safe working practices, you will lead a team of operatives delivering arboricultural services on the National Grid vegetation management contract.

You will also:

  • Ensure vegetation management operations are carried out safely, efficiently and to contract specification.
  • Ensure the workload is scheduled and completed efficiently.
  • Complete and submit documentation and risk assessments within agreed timeframes.
  • Report all hazards and incidents in accordance with company policy
  • Liaise with clients and customers ensuring day-to-day problems are dealt with swiftly and effectively.
  • Maintain vehicles, plant and work equipment to Company standard.
  • Ensure a professional image is presented at all times.

About you

You will have a sound knowledge of the arboriculture industry preferably in the area of Utilities, a good knowledge of health and Safety procedures and proven leadership skills.

You will also need:

  • NPTC CS30, 31 , 32, 38, 39, 40 & 41 (All training, refresher or additional, will be provided for by the company)
  • UA1 & 5 qualifications preferred
  • The ability to organise and motivate a team
  • Good communication skills
  • Customer focus
  • Level 1 First Aid qualification preferred
  • Full UK driving licence (B+E an advantage).

Hourly rate negotiable dependent on qualifications and experience. DBS checking and Drug and Alcohol screening mandatory.

About us

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 UK 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