Operating across south-central England
circa. £110 per day/£28.600 p.a., plus ongoing support of competencies/tickets.
40 hours per week, including some weekend and night work.
About the vacancy


Circa. £110 per day / £28,600 p.a.

Operating across south-central England

About us:

Working in partnership with Network Rail and alongside other major contractors, COOMBES provide a whole manner of off-track services, including vegetation management, on-track plant hire, ecological support, civil engineering and fencing – all while maintaining a focus on quality, safety and efficiency. 

We have seen recent significant growth as a Principal Contractor and Framework Contractor to Network Rail and are looking to recruit an Arborist to help us deliver on some exciting vegetation projects.

COOMBES is a family-run SME, where we value integrity, a positive ‘can-do’ attitude and working together as one team to give our clients the best possible service.  If this sounds like a company you would like to be part of, please reach out to us – we’d love to hear from you.

About the vacancy:

We are looking for an experienced Arborist to join our amazing team in the safe removal and clearance of vegetation and trees, on a full time, permanent basis.  This role will involve you climbing on a regular basis as well as providing aerial rescue support for your team. We are passionate about providing a ‘Gold-Standard’ service so we are looking for people who take pride in their work and complete tasks to a high standard. 

COOMBES actively supports the training and development of our employees, and we are able to provide real opportunities for your progression. 

As well as sharing the ethos and values of our Company and an excellent understanding of how to work safely, candidates should have some of the following experience and competencies:

  • Recent experience as a climbing Arborist in a railway environment 
  • Personal Track Safety (PTS)
  • Chainsaw
  • Use of Chainsaw from Rope & Harness
  • Brush Cutter/Strimmer 
  • Chipper
  • Fell and process small trees
  • Aerial Rescue
  • Rope Access

Operating across south-central England, candidates must also have a full driving licence. 

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General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR). As part of our recruitment processes, COOMBES collects and processes personal data relating to job applicants. Sending us your CV for a vacancy is your consent for us to process your data for the purpose of recruitment. Your data is not used in any other way and you can withdraw your consent at any point in the recruitment process. We will keep your CV onour records for 6 months after the closing date, at which point it will be destroyed.

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