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Site Operatives

Site Operatives - Dorset based

£22K - £25K (Depending on experience) immediate start

Our client is a national Ecological, Arboricultural and Land-based Contracting Company and they have been delivering land based contracting solutions for the past 29 years.

Their extensive tree surgery operations and callouts are managed from Dorset and they have the ability to provide 24 hour backup when required.

They have arboriculture services that extend through the south west and across the UK.

All staff are directly employed and are trained and qualified to the highest standards in the industry.

They are able to carry out work often fulfilled by a variety of different countryside contractors, such as fencing, landscaping, woodland management and tree surgery.

Our client is currently seeking Countryside Operatives to work in a commercial world ideally with specific knowledge, experience and qualifications in the forestry, fencing and landscaping sectors.

Candidates MUST be able to demonstrate commitment and a high degree of practical knowledge and skill across the range of company operations including the erection of fencing, environmental and commercial landscaping, and forestry operations.

Are you competent in (or willing to learn) the following skills?


Stock fencing, Post and Line Wire, Post and Rail, Chain Link, Palisade, Chain saws, Mechanical equipment (tracked post knockers, tractors, telehandlers, 3t - 20t excavators).Knowledge of machinery maintenance and repair of machinery worked on is also preferred.


To be considered for these positions you must have Forestry experience including tree surgery and vegetation site clearance.

Experience in the following areas would be a distinct advantage:-

Mechanical equipment chippers (hand or crane), forwarder, tractors, telehandlers

3-20t Excavators and forestry attachments e.g.

tree shears, grapples, saw grabs, mulchers and flails

Strimmers/brush cutters