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Down to Earth are one of the leading firms of arborists in the South East of England. Established for over 40 years, our team are passionate, forward thinking and always evolving.

 
 

We are a progressive company and welcome applications from people who are looking for a future in arboriculture.

We often have opportunities to join this well established and successful tree management company which has an extensive list of commercial and domestic clients.

Applicants should ideally be qualified and experienced, although occasional vacancies occur for trainees. We value the following qualities in our staff.

  • A desire to produce the highest possible standard of work
  • Polite and courteous
  • A love of trees
  • A wish to be part of a professional team in one of the U.K.'s leading tree companies
 
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Current Openings


Arboricultural Manager

SALARY: Very competitive package commensurate with experience and qualifications plus company car
JOB TYPE: Full Time
LOCATION: Sevenoaks, Kent
We are seeking an experienced and qualified arboricultural manager with proven high quality industry experience to join this very well established and successful tree management company. We have an extensive list of commercial and domestic clients and are very excited to offer a position within our management team due to an upsurge in committed workload.

The primary role of this post is to act as a site estimator for our domestic client base and a contracts manager for commercial operations. You will work alongside our Senior Arboricultural Manager carrying out the same duties and will be required to assist our Operations Manager and Senior Crew leader in team management.

This role sits within our excellent Strategic Management Team providing you the opportunity to contribute to company growth plans and the development of our new 5-year strategy.

What we are looking for:

  • A keen interest in all aspects of Arboriculture.
  • NPTC CS30, 31,38,39 essential
  • A good understanding of all aspects of legislation surrounding arboricultural work.
  • PTI, VTA and Risk Assessment for Commercial Arboriculture qualifications are desirable. 
  • NVQ Level 3 qualification or equivalent.
  • You must be well presented and confident in dealing with clients.
  • Be available out of hours for emergency callouts when required.
  • You must have an understanding of budget management.

What we can offer you

  • A relaxed friendly environment & dynamic team.
  • A team that insists on consistently high levels of quality in their work.
  • A position where you are a name not just a number. 
  • A company open to new ideas and with a genuine passion for the industry.
  • Annual CPD and career development
  • Company car
  • Competitive salary.

Crew Leader

SALARY: Based on experience and qualifications
JOB TYPE: Full Time
LOCATION: Sevenoaks, Kent

We are currently seeking an experienced and qualified Crew Leader with proven, high quality industry experience to join this very well established and successful tree management company. 

In addition to 2 years’ leadership experience, we are looking for an arborist who has the following:

- A willingness to learn and a keen interest in all aspects of Arboriculture.
- NPTC CS30, 31,38,39 essential
- An individual that is willing to work as part of a team and take pride in their work.
- Somebody who wants to be part of the business not just work in it. 
- Basic arboricultural academic qualification or proof of work based skills.
- Driving Licence with B+E entitlement.
- Be available out of hours for emergency call-outs when required.
- Excellent presentation.
- Experience in veteran tree management would be an advantage however we can provide training to the right candidate.

Down to Earth is an equal opportunities employer. We can offer you a very competitive package commensurate with experience and qualifications plus:

  • A relaxed friendly environment & dynamic team.
  • A team that insists on consistently high levels of quality in their work.
  • A position where you are a name not just a number. 
  • A company open to new ideas and with a genuine passion for the industry.
  • Annual CPD and career development
  • Full PPE
  • Variety of work from domestic to local authority/commercial work and specialist veteran contracts.
  • In addition to the above, we provide excellent on-going training opportunities facilitating additional NPTC certificates such as CS32, 34, 35, 40, 41, 50, IPAF and NRSWA.


Arboricultural Operative

SALARY: Based on experience and qualifications
JOB TYPE: Full Time
LOCATION: Sevenoaks, Kent

We are currently seeking an experienced and qualified Arboricultural Operative with proven, high quality industry experience to join this very well established and successful tree management company. 

What are we looking for:

  • A climber with at least 2 years good experience in the domestic and commercial sector and we would also be keen to hear from college leavers who are looking to learn their craft in an enthusiastic environment.
  • A willingness to learn and a keen interest in all aspects of Arboriculture.
  • NPTC CS30, 31,38,39 essential
  • An individual that is willing to work as part of a team and take pride in their work.
  • Somebody who wants to be part of the business not just work in it. 
  • Basic arboricultural academic qualification or proof of work based skills.
  • Driving Licence with B+E entitlement.
  • Be available out of hours for emergency callouts when required.
  • Excellent presentation.
  • Experience in veteran tree management would be an advantage however we can provide training to the right candidate.

Down to Earth is an equal opportunities employer. We can offer you a very competitive package commensurate with experience and qualifications plus:

  • A relaxed friendly environment & dynamic team.
  • A team that insists on consistently high levels of quality in their work.
  • A position where you are a name not just a number. 
  • A company open to new ideas and with a genuine passion for the industry.
  • Annual CPD and career development
  • Full PPE
  • Variety of work from domestic to local authority/commercial work and specialist veteran contracts.
  • In addition to the above, we provide excellent on-going training opportunities facilitating additional NPTC certificates such as CS32, 34, 35, 40, 41, 50, IPAF and NRSWA.

 
 
 
 

Areas we cover

We cover most of the South East including Kent, Surrey, Sussex, London and Essex.

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