Principal Arboricultural Consultant

Principal Arboricultural Consultant


£45,000 - £50,000


My client is looking for a Senior or Principal Arboricultural Consultant and immerse yourself in a dynamic, multidisciplinary environment. You'll engage in a wide array of high-profile projects, ranging from large infrastructure endeavours to mixed-use development sites.

Additionally, the candidate will be required to provide invaluable expertise on smaller-scale tree surveys and technical consultations for various development initiatives.


Required Qualifications

  • Possession of an Arboricultural Qualification suitable for arboricultural consultancy work, such as Arboricultural Association Levels 4-6, or equivalent consultancy experience recognized through HND / BA / BSc / FdSc degrees.
  • Demonstrated expertise in conducting tree surveys and providing consultancy advice concerning demolition/construction projects, adhering to BS5837:2012 guidelines.
  • Proven experience in performing tree condition surveys and delivering tree risk management guidance to a diverse range of clients in both the private and public sectors.
  • Strong aptitude for producing well-structured and concise reports, including previous experience in crafting tree survey reports, Arboricultural Impact Assessments, and Arboricultural Method Statements.
  • Possession of a valid driving license and flexibility to travel as necessary to fulfil job requirements.
  • Effective organizational skills paired with excellent communication capabilities.

Desirable Qualifications

  • Familiarity with the planning process and the ability to generate technical data to bolster Environmental Statements/EIA.
  • A secondary qualification, relevant experience, or a keen interest in a related professional field (e.g., landscape, ecology, etc.).
  • Proficiency in utilizing CAD and GIS software packages for data recording and analysis, drafting survey plans, and evaluating third-party information.

Additional Benefits

  • Competitive salary and benefits package with annual salary reviews. 
  • 26 days holiday per year, rising to 31 days with loyalty days, plus bank holidays. 
  • Hybrid working arrangements. 
  • Fantastic training and development culture.
  • Access to mentoring support from industry experts.
  • Opportunity to play a key role in exciting and varied projects. 
  • Fast-tracked career progression for the right candidates.
  • Opportunity to mentor junior colleagues.



If this opportunity is one of interest and you’d like to discuss it further, please get in touch with our Geotechnical and Environmental consultant, Dan McIntosh, with your most up-to-date CV.