Forestry Chargehand – Groundsperson – Level 3

Apprentice Grounds – Arboriculture – East Riding Of Yorkshire Council

Contract:         Fixed term for 29 months
Hours:             37 hours plus 2 contracted hour’s overtime
Base:               Willerby, East Riding of Yorkshire

Do you have an interest and enthusiasm for Arboriculture – Trees and Timber?  Would you like to play an active role in undertaking manual tree maintenance works? Then this is the job for you!

The Apprentice Grounds Person (Arboriculture) will work alongside trained and experienced staff while you undertake, under supervision, manual tree maintenance works across the East Riding.

This is a structured training role and day release to college will be required at Askham Bryan College with formal training to be undertaken to work towards (and does not already hold), a Level 2 apprenticeship standard in Arboriculture. 

This is a fixed term role and you will be based at our Willerby Depot.  You will work 37 hours per week, plus 2 contracted hour’s overtime. On offer is a salary of £11790 per annum.

For an informal discussion about this post please contact Nigel Robson, Forestry Supervisor, email or tel (01482) 395868

Applications are welcome from everyone, irrespective of age, but especially from applicants in the under 25 group. Please ensure you check the eligibility criteria before applying at

For further information please visit

Advert No:                 STRE000627

Closing Date:              1 May 2022

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is pursuing equality of opportunity in employment.


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