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Arboricultural Consultant / Senior Arboricultural Consultant

  • Full-time
  • Midlands or South East

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Midlands / South East

Salary: £27,700 – £38,800 dependent on experience, plus paid overtime, and regional weighting for applicants in Greater London

Hours: 40 hours per week (part time considered)


Embark on an exciting career to protect our natural environment and enhance biodiversity. 

The Role

We’re looking for Consultant or Senior level Arboriculturalists to join our growing team throughout the UK.

As a people-focused consultancy, you’ll receive all the support you need to develop as individuals and grow your careers. We offer 24 days of annual leave (increasing to a maximum of 35 at senior management level), flexible and remote working, an annual performance-related bonus, employee assistance program, Time Off in Lieu offering the opportunity for extended periods of leave and professional development, and extensive training and development support.

Middlemarch celebrates diversity and inclusivity in the workplace and is committed to providing fair and equal access to opportunities for all candidates.  

Skills and Experience

You’ll step into a role that combines project and client management with delivery of arb solutions on-site, helping to solve our clients’ challenges in the work you deliver.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Conducting BS5837 surveys, utility surveys and tree safety assessments using our cutting-edge GIS mapping software.
  • Crafting technical reports to drive planning applications, utilities installations, and various tree safety initiatives.
  • Providing support to Local Authorities and charities.
  • Overseeing arboricultural clerk of works duties, ensuring quality control and project management.
  • Leading tree protection audits and providing ad hoc advice on site.
  • Supporting the scoping and costing of projects

Our Senior Arboriculturists will be there to support you, alongside our comprehensive training programme, to help you ease into your role.

To excel in this role, you should:

  • Hold a minimum NQF Level 3 Arboriculture qualification, enhanced by field experience, or see us as your first step to a fulfilling career, post-university.
  • Be willing to participate in our on-site training initiatives to accelerate your settling in to the role.
  • Be open to using our cutting-edge technology embedded in our working practices to streamline your activities.
  • Engage and build rapport with our diverse portfolio of clients, communicating clearly and confidently.
  • Enjoy working in dynamic settings and be able to showcase your adaptability and a solutions-driven mindset when working with clients and colleagues.
  • Be computer literate and proficient in use Microsoft Office applications.
  • Hold a full UK driving licence

Desirable but not mandatory:

  • Hold a Foundation Degree (NQF Level 5), Honours Degree (NQF Level 6) Arboriculture qualification or above.
  • A valid CSCS card reflecting your commitment to excellence.
  • Membership in the Arboricultural Association and / or Institute of Chartered Forestry is advantageous, however subscription fees will be covered upon your appointment.

About Us

With a legacy of over 30 years, we are a leading natural environment consultancy. Our commitment lies in helping businesses and landowners across diverse industries to protect the natural environment, champion and restore biodiversity, and combat climate challenges. Through innovative solutions, we empower clients to meet their environmental commitments, achieve positive and sustainable project outcomes, and connect with the natural world.

We’re embarking on a new strategy that puts the enhancement of the natural environment at its core. This strategy will be delivered by our team of over 100 natural environment professionals and support staff throughout the UK, helping our clients to navigate a rapidly changing legislative and policy landscape while safeguarding the environment, enhancing biodiversity, and combatting climate challenges.

As we embark on this exciting journey, we’re looking for passionate senior level applicants to join our dynamic team and become a part of our biodiversity-positive legacy. 

That’s not all. Every year, we give back to nature by investing our profits in our local Wildlife Trust. Our investment supports the valuable work they undertake, to bring wildlife back and to help people act for nature.