Construction / Property

Job Title: Arborist – Machine Operative

Location: Area 3, Southwest

Salary: Hourly rate is dependent on qualifications and experience and will be discussed at interview.

You will be required to work 40 hours per week consisting of day or night work with occasional weekend work included.

As a valued member of the Chevron Green Services team, you can expect the benefits that come with being an employer of choice:


  • 20 days holiday per year plus bank holidays
  • Regular work with guaranteed 40 hrs per week
  • Weekly pay
  • Company pension
  • PPE and/or uniform provided free.
  • Career development
  • Access to our Internal Academy
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Fill Your Boots rewards – saving an average of £400 per year.
  • Paternity leave - paid at full salary for 2 weeks *after qualifying 2-year period.
  • Maternity leave – paid at full salary for 3 months and ½ salary for a further 3 months *after qualifying 2-year period. 
  • Life Assurance 


About the role of Arborist - Machine Operative

Chevron Green Services (CGS) is a growing business, and we look to recruit excellent staff at all levels. In return we offer a highly rewarding career in a friendly and professional team. As a CGS Arborist/Machine Operative you will be supported to achieve your potential and focus on the main responsibilities of your role. Our teams thrive on collaboration, working with respect, honesty, and integrity.   

This role is exciting and will be varied throughout the year, depending on the season.

We’d love for you to be a part of our team.

Responsibilities include:

  • Cyclical activities including grass cutting/Weed spraying- using tractors with front and side arm flails, remote control bank mowers, ride on mowers, specialist machinery such as reforms and barrier mowers, and of course brush cutters.
  • Tree and hedge work, hazardous tree removal, ADB, sign and CCTV clearance and hedgerow maintenance or reduction outside of bird nesting season – Mixture of methods using mechanical Arb, Mewp and Climbing
  • De-vegetation of ditches or other infrastructures, new structures and roads
  • Planting
  • Other ad-hoc tasks that helps our clients.

Arborist/Machine Operatives will work in a team under the guidance of a working supervisor to help deliver all contractual obligations to an exceptional standard.


What good looks like for a Arborist/Machine Operative

  • You do NOT need to be experienced in highways, although it would be beneficial.
  • Experience of using specialist plant and Machinery (MEWPS, Excavators, Tractors etc)
  • We would like you to have a basic understanding of health & safety
  • Physically able and the ability to pass or already hold a Safety Critical Medical
  • Full UK driving license with less than 6 points
  • Enthusiastic ‘can-do’ attitude


Beneficial qualifications / certificates, any of the below or their equivalent (training will be provided for the right candidates):

  • CSCS
  • ROLO
  • Lantra Tractor Driving
  • Lantra Arm Mounted Cutting Equipment / Flail
  • Lantra Brush Cutter / Strimmer
  • NPTC Pesticides PA1 & PA6A
  • NPTC Chainsaw CS30, CS31a, CS31b, CS38 & CS39
  • NPTC Chainsaw from a MEWP CS47
  • NPTC Brushwood Chippers
  • NPROS Operator 360 upto 10t
  • Towing experience
  • HGV Class 2


As a fast-growing company progression is achievable for the right candidate.

Occasional staying away required.



We believe the skills, capabilities and talents of our people are the key to our success. We benefit enormously from the diversity and variety of our workforce and are fully committed to maintaining and encouraging this diversity.

The richer the mix of people, skills, and cultures; the greater the range of inputs, viewpoints, and experiences. Because of this, CGS is fully committed to being an equal opportunities employer, defined by its diversity and opposition to all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination.



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