Senior Arboriculture Consultant (York / North based)

Lanpro York Office Arboriculture

08 Jun 2024

Lanpro York Office



Full Time


2 - 2 years

30000 - 38000 GBP

02 Jul 2024

Lanpro is a market leading multi-disciplinary consultancy who specialise in Planning, Design and the Environment.

We have recently been named as one of the Top 10 fastest growing Planning led consultancy firms in the UK.

We work on projects at all scales within town, semi-rural and rural contexts, across a variety of sectors that includes residential, historic sites and estates, renewable energy, and mixed-use commercial developments.

Lanpro is a fast growing, unique and rewarding environment. Through it's agile team and comprehensive service, it has allowed growth nationwide across Cambridge, London, Norwich, Manchester, Edinburgh and York. Our multidisciplinary proposition spans across the following disciplines: Planning, Architecture, Arboriculture, Ecology, Archaeology and Heritage, Masterplanning, Landscape Architecture, Geomatics and Urban Design.

We thrive on creating a culture and environment which provides a great variety of projects, recognition of success, continuous professional development and collaboration across an array of different professions.

The Senior Arboriculture Consultant

The role includes delivering a range of arboricultural consultancy and advisory services for a variety of projects and contracts, primarily in the renewable energy and residential sectors. The chosen candidate will liaise with clients, contractors, statutory agents and a multi disciplinary team; assisting with managing project budgets and timescales, undertaking arboricultural surveys and with a focus on the production of high-quality technical reports, drawings and advice.

Key responsibilities and requirements:

  • Co-ordinate and undertake arboricultural surveys and prepare reports and plans to BS5837:2012 specifications (including pre-planning and construction stage support).
  • Undertake arboricultural monitoring and supervision of works on active construction sites.
  • Undertake tree risk surveys and reports.
  • Produce woodland management strategies.
  • Act as technical specialist to support clients with pragmatic solutions to complex issues
  • Maintaining and building strong working relationships with existing and new clients.
  • Assisting with the development of new arboricultural specialisms for the company.

Person Specification

  • A minimum of 2 years professional experience in an advisory role, with a proven track record of successful project management and delivery.
  • An Arboricultural Qualification to Level 4 or higher with demonstrable professional experience.
  • Proficient in tree surveying to BS5837:2012 and tree risk assessment with the use of relevant software; example: Axiscape/ArborCAD, AutoCAD, QGIS, ESRI GIS mapping etc.).
  • Knowledge of species identification, morphology, management, planning, legislation and best practice.
  • Pest and disease diagnostics and control measures and mitigation
  • Professional membership of an arboricultural / forestry industry body (or ability to obtain this).
  • Ability to apply a proportional and pragmatic approach to technical challenges
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to produce concise reports to high standards.
  • Able and willing to travel to sites and can work autonomously in varied weather conditions.
  • Full UK driving license.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours. Lanpro is committed to the equal treatment of all and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination of any protected characteristics . We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join Lanpro.