Current Vacancy:Team Leader

We are currently recruiting for a Team Leader

We are excited to have an opportunity to join our company as a Team leader. Upton Specialised Tree Services Ltd is a long-established company working on a range of commercial and domestic projects for Local authority, National building developers, MOD, Conservation organisations and the general public. We pride ourselves on our fleet of up-to-date machinery and purpose-built yard both of which make Upton Specialized Tree Services leaders in our field.

Our team leader’s roles and responsibilities include:  

  • Day to day management of work sites carrying out a variety of arboriculture tasks
  • LOLER and PUWER checks
  • Carry out site specific Risk assessment
  • Mentoring and developing apprentices and second climbers
  • Maintaining face to face customer and public relations
  • Working to a high standard

We offer a comprehensive package including:

  • Annual climbing kit allowance
  • The best PPE on the market
  • Full company issue Harkie waterproofs
  • Senna Bluetooth intercom headset
  • Excellent Training package
  • 28 days holiday including bank holidays
  • Competitive wages with over time available

Preferred Skills and Experience (training will be provided to the right candidate):

Required

  • At least 5-6 years industry experience
  • City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate of Competence in Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross-cutting
  • City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate of Competence in Felling Small Trees up to 380mm
  • City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate of Competence in Tree Climbing and Aerial Rescue
  • City & Guilds Level 3 Certificate of Competence in Using a Chainsaw from a Rope and Harness
  • City & Guilds NPTC Level 2 Award in Safe Use of Manually Fed Wood-chipper
  • IPAF (Static Boom)
  • Full UK driving licence
  • First Aid +F

Great to have:

  • Team Leader Experience
  • City & Guilds Level 3 Certificate of Competence in Felling and Processing Medium Trees over 380mm and up to 760mm
  • City & Guilds Level 3 Certificate of Competence in Individual Windblown Trees
  • City & Guilds Level 3 Certificate of Competence in Assisted Felling
  • City & Guilds Level 3 Certificate of Competence in Aerial Tree Pruning
  • City & Guilds Level 3 Certificate of Competence in Aerial Tree Rigging
  • City & Guilds Level 3 Certificate of Competence in Use of a Chainsaw from a Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP)
  • CSCS card
  • NRSWA Signing, Lighting and Guarding
  • C1 driving licence
  • Trailer towing training

Please send a CV using the contact form or send an email selling yourself to office@uptonltd.co.uk

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