Thomson environmental consultants: The independent, employee-owned consultancy, chosen by successful clients, admired by competitors, and the place to work preferred by top specialists.
With offices across the UK, our experts are committed to delivering our clients exceptional outcomes across a range of environmental services and ecological contracting.
Our services include but are not limited to: terrestrial ecology, freshwater ecology, marine ecology, habitat management, arboricultural services, geospatial and data management, environmental impact assessments.
Our people make us who we are; we are commercial but not corporate, guided by our values of Respect, Integrity, Support and Excellence. Career growth and development is highly valued at Thomson, and we nurture talent, leading to rapid career-progression opportunities. Our people benefit from access to a diverse range of industry-accredited external trainings, as well as in-house training opportunities led by our specialists. The variety of projects we deliver across the breadth of environmental services encourages cross-team working and collaboration.
We have an opportunity for a versatile Arborist to join our expanding Arb Contracting team on a full-time basis in Guildford. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced, hard-working, and practical individual that likes a varied role and enjoys being involved in undertaking tree & vegetation management, wildlife mitigation, habitat creation, and landscaping projects.
We are an ecological contractor, providing solutions to compensate for loss of habitat caused by development and building works. We design, create and enhance habitats for wildlife for a wide range of clients across sectors such as Rail, Infrastructure, Local Authority and NGOs.
The type of work that our Habitats team undertake can include but not limited to: wildlife mitigation, newt and reptile fencing to facilitate trapping and translocation prior to construction, other fencing including stock, water vole, badger and otter fencing, badger sett exclusion and artificial sett construction, brush cutting, tree felling and general vegetation management, soft landscaping including planting trees, shrubs, and grass seeding, invasive species mitigation including Japanese Knotweed and Himalayan Balsam management.
Due to the varied nature of the role, the ideal candidate should be experienced in all aspects of arboricultural works and vegetation management.
Successful candidates must have
Ideally, the successful candidate will also have the following tickets or experience (not essential)
In return we can offer a competitive salary, a rewarding varied role, our company benefits including Employee Owned Trust bonuses (after 1 year's service), exceptional hours payments, regular company social events, career progression and great training.