Somerset Wildlife Trust

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Arboricultural Consultant

Based at Callow Rock Offices. 
Full-time, 37.5 hours per week - competitive salary.

First Ecology is the environmental consulting subsidiary of the Somerset Wildlife Trust and is committed to upholding best practice standards whilst also achieving pragmatic project outcomes. We have established a broad client base which extends across public, private and commercial sectors and provides technical advice and support on development, research, conservation and management schemes across the UK. We are now seeking an arboricultural consultant to join the team and diversify the services we offer.

The role

The role involves management and delivery of arboricultural projects with an opportunity to significantly influence the future development of the business. There will be a requirement to liaise with clients, contractors and statutory agents; set and manage project budgets and timescales; undertake arboricultural surveys in accordance with best practice; and produce high-quality technical documents and reports.

Personal specification

The role requires a commercially aware, self-motived, hard-working, ambitious and organised individual seeking new challenges and continuously aiming to increase their knowledge and perfect their skills. Applicants should also have an approachable, polite, confident persona with a logical, reliable, positive and pragmatic attitude to work.

How to apply

Please visit, download and complete the “Application Form - First Ecology 2019” and return the completed application form with CV to

The deadline for applications is the 28th February 2019 at 5pm

No recruitment agencies please.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: Competitive

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