Recruitment – Tree Surgeon

You are an experienced and competent tree surgeon with a can do approach and exceptional communication skills. (a trainee tree surgeon, willing to learn the trade will be considered). If so, read on…

Our Client is a professional tree surgery company based in Co. Kildare. Due to business rapidly expanding they are hiring a qualified, experienced tree surgeon to join a highly skilled team. Offering all aspects of tree care to commercial and public sector clients.  

The Role:
Perform all required tree surgery activities, as directed by the crew leader. Tree surgeons must understand and demonstrate proficiency in all aspects of tree surgery including but not restricted to:
Tree Climbing Tasks:

  • Aerial Rescue.
  • Tree Pruning & Removal.
  • Large-scale site clearance.
  • Operate Machinery and powered equipment.


  • Minimum NPTC chainsaw tickets CS30, CS31, CS38 & CS39
  • Safe Pass & Manual Handling.
  • Full clean driving licence.
  • PTS training certification an advantage
  • HGV licence C or higher is a distinct advantage.
  • Further training for the right candidate will be available.

Desired attributes:

  • Reports for duty at the designated location on time each day.
  • Follows directions of the crew leader.
  • Skilled tree surgery techniques.
  • Adheres to all safety rules and company safety policies.
  • Communicates well with all crew members and crew leader.
  • Strives to improve job skills and develop the potential for upskilling.

Benefits: You will be working as part of a dynamic established successful company with opportunities for career progression and further training.
Pay rate for this role is in the region of €35,000 –  €45.000 annual salary DOE

  • Accommodation is provided if required.
  • Job Security.
  • Company Pension.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Paid Overtime.
  • 7.00am to 5.00p.m Monday to Friday.
  • Support Sabbaticals.
  • 20 Days Annual Leave + Bank Holidays.

**Please note that the client will consider apprentice tree surgeons or those willing to learn, who are lacking some of the tickets or enough experience. The main requirement is that you are willing and able to climb trees and do not have a fear of heights.

Also please note.. Ground workers and other non-climbing staff also required. 

Interested? Apply now!
Shortlisting is taking place on a rolling basis, so early applications are recommended.
If you require any special assistance to make an application to HortiRecruit, please email us and a member of our Recruitment Team will be happy to support you.
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