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  • Dublin / Kildare
    Full Time /

Tree Surgeon

We have created and sustained Ireland‘s most prestigious landscapes for over 40 years. Due to continued growth we are currently recruiting for a number of roles to expand our award- winning teams.

This role will involve the use of machinery and equipment and will include physical exertion (manual handling etc.) on a daily basis.


Location: Dublin & Kildare (and at various locations as dictated by business needs)

Reporting to: Contracts Manager

Position: Tree Surgeon

This job description outlines some of the duties and responsibilities that are associated with your role but it is by no means an exhaustive list and may be amended as the management of the company directs.


  • Rate of Pay €16-€18 per hour (DOE)
  • Access to Company Vehicle
  • Phone
  • Tablet/ PDA
  • General Hours are 6:30-16:30 (working day might vary)
  • Overtime Available
  • Uniform Support Scheme & Tax Incentive
  • Pension Facility (25% Employer contribution T&C’s apply)
  • Assistance with costs covering additional licences & courses in horticulture field available

Duties Include:

  • Competent to undertake various light remedial tree pruning works
  • Be competent in undertaking tree removal works
  • Tree and shrub planting
  • Repairing damaged trees
  • standard and that the work completed is carried out in an efficient and timely manner
  • Managing the safety of colleagues on site
  • Ensuring the care and maintenance of plant and machinery whilst on site


  • Valid Safe Pass is essential
  • Provisional / Full Driving Licence
  • Must be available for storm/emergency call-out works
  • NPTC Level 2 Ground-based chainsaw operator
  • NPTC Level 2 Tree climbing & rescue
  • NPTC Level 3 Aerial cutting of trees with a chainsaw using free-fall techniques
  • NPTC Level 2 Safe use of manually fed wood chipper


Training & Development:

At SAP Landscapes, we believe that our most important asset is our people. That is why we like to promote from within and develop employees to progress further in their career. As a Tree Surgeon you have the opportunity to grow within the company through our team leader programme and consistent training & development.


  • Adhering to the companies’ policies and procedures in relation to all aspects of Health & Safety.
  • Obeying clients site rules & regulations in general and in particular in relation to Health & Safety.
  • Organise & plan each day with team members in relation to resources.
  • Using innovative skills to ensure a creative way of working.
  • Demonstrate good interpersonal skills to build rapport with clients & customers on site.
  • Ensure work is of a high standard that is expected in SAP Landscapes.
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