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Work type: Permanent - Full Time
Location: Thamesmead
Department: Customer Services
Salary: £27000-35000

Peabody are seeking to recruit an Arborist to join their in-house Tree Services Team based in Thamesmead, South-East London.

The successful applicant will be able to carry out a range of tree work including planting, crown raising, reductions, pollarding, dismantling, felling and stump grinding, to a high standard and in line with industry best practice and BS3998: Tree Work Recommendations. The successful applicant will also be expected to assist in the maintenance of chainsaws, chippers and stump grinder.

The Tree Services team work mostly within Thamesmead and provide high quality, planned, ad-hoc and reactive tree work to our existing tree stock of around 30,000 trees situated within housing estates, parklands and alongside our network of canals.


  • CS30,31, 38, 39
  • Experience of working within a similar role.
  • Full UK Driving License


  • CS41 (Aerial Tree Rigging)
  • CS47 (Use of a Chainsaw from a MEWP)
  • B+E Driving License (or pre-1997 UK Driving License)

Why work for us?

Working hours: 8am-3.30pm, Monday to Friday

Weekend overtime available.

25 days annual leave (plus Bank Holidays).

Salary of £27,000-£35,000 per annum

Annual attendance-based bonus scheme (circa £600-700)

Continued Professional Development: ongoing training, refresher training etc.

PPE, tools and equipment provided.

Range of employee benefits to choose from including technology, memberships and discounts.


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