Arborist - Dovetail Group

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Dovetail Group makes the constant development of the team a priority. Joining Dovetail would fully equip you with the relevant qualifications and skills you would need to advance your career.

Job Description

Dovetail Group are an ARB Approved Contractor and we aim to deliver all works to the highest standards and current industry best practice. Our Environmental division are a highly skilled/experienced team of Arborists and Groundsmen.

We offer a complete range of arboriculture services including all aspects of Tree surgery, Tree Surveying, Tree Stump removal, Tree Risk management and Tree/Vegetation Clearance Services.

The Vacancy:

Dovetail Group require a Climber to work in a 3 man team delivering planned and emergency tree works across The Midlands. The ideal candidate would be confident in following specifications, performing branch removal operations, felling a range of small to large trees and vegetation and carrying out skilled arboriculture including climbing, felling, pruning.

Our hours are 7am – 3:30pm (half an hour unpaid lunch) and our yard is situated in the countryside of Hampton-In-Arden. We have modified arborist vans that are fully equipped with all the equipment you will need to fulfil the role.

Preferred skills:

– At least 1 years industry experience.

– CS30, CS31, CS38, CS39 NPTC Qualifications.

– MEWP IPAF Qualification.

– First Aid Training.

– A full UK Driving Licence (ideally with C1+E)

– £26k – 32k depending on experience and tickets.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £26,000.00-£32,000.00 per year


A cover letter is not essential with your application however it will certainly give you an edge as it helps display your motivation and personality.

You will be required to have skills and experience relevant to the job you’re applying and these skills will be displayed on the job advert, we also desire some core generic skills from our applicants too.

Yes, we will reach out to any references you have listed when we’re ready to offer you the job, however we will consult with you before we do.

We expect you to have done some homework on us as a company, at least chcked out our website. Prepare to answer any questions on the types of work we do and the role you would undergo at the company.

Yes. There is a probation period which varies depending on the seniority of the position you’re applying for.