Job Description: Arboricultural Consultant


Crown Tree Consultancy seek to employ a full-time arboricultural consultant as part of our team. We are an expanding consultancy with clients in the public and private sectors. Currently, we employ four consultants and four administrative staff. We have a reputation for producing comprehensive and intelligible reports. We are proud of our high level of customer satisfaction which is reflected in our repeat business customer feedback.


Your Role

Your work shall involve tree surveying and report writing for various project types. These include:

  • BS5837 reports, Impact Assessments and Method Statements.
  • Large and small-scale tree condition surveys and management recommendations.
  • Surveying sites within London, South England and the Midlands.
  • TPO objections, advice and pruning specifications.
  • Subsidence risk assessments.
  • Ongoing vegetation-related subsidence investigations.
  • Tree planting schemes.
  • Decay detection using sonic tomography and resistance drilling.
  • Root surveys.
  • Monitoring of development sites and overseeing specified works in Root Protection Areas.

The successful applicant shall have all (or most) of the following:

  • UK driving license and a suitable vehicle.
  • Willingness to travel and spend occasional nights away from home.
  • A pleasant and professional manner when dealing with clients.
  • Ability to write succinctly and professionally.
  • Good English language skills are essential.
  • A recognised arboricultural qualification at level 5 or above.
  • Experience within the arboricultural industry (private and/or public sectors).
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite and CAD programs.
  • A good understanding of TPO regulations.
  • The ability to self-manage workloads and deadlines.
  • Working knowledge of British Standards 5837 and 3998.
  • Understanding of vegetation related subsidence.
  • A Lantra Professional Tree Inspection certificate.
  • A good understanding of tree physiology and biomechanics.
  • Professional memberships.
  • QTRA training.
Remuneration and Benefits

The successful applicant will receive the following:

  • Comprehensive training via a combination of home, site and office learning.
  • Competitive salary (depending on qualifications and experience).
  • Twenty-eight days annual paid holiday.
  • Highly flexible working hours to suit.
  • Employer contribution towards your chosen pension scheme.
  • Paid CPD opportunities.
  • Annual book allowance.
  • Workwear allowance.
  • 50p per mile travel costs.
  • Remuneration of all survey costs.
  • Glasses and eye test contribution.
  • All survey and IT equipment will be provided.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please send your CV to Detail your experience and qualifications with particular reference to all of the core competencies specified above. Trainee candidates are welcome to apply as well as experienced or senior arborists. Salary shall be competitive, negotiable, and appropriate for your level of experience and location. If you have any queries about the role or wish to introduce yourself, please feel free to call the office on 01422 316660.