at The Cotswold Group Ltd
Location Lechlade-on-Thames, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Date Posted 01/05/2024
Category Environment and Countryside
Job Type Full-Time Vacancies
Closing Date 11/06/2024


How to Apply

Are you passionate about working outdoors and contributing to the preservation of our natural environment? Look no further! The Cotswold Group Ltd. is seeking dedicated individuals to join our team as Groundspersons.

About Us: Tree & Access was born out of a recognition for the need for top-quality tree and ground services in our area. Since our humble beginnings as a two-person team in 2016, we've experienced remarkable growth. Today, we boast a comprehensive team of professionals, including fully qualified tree surgeons, experienced ground personnel and machine operators. Utilizing the latest technology, we excel in both domestic, commercial, and forestry work.

Groundsperson Responsibilities:

  • Carrying out all maintenance duties allocated by the Arb Manager or Site Foreman
  • Understanding and carrying out verbal and written instructions
  • Assisting Arborists with tree removals, pruning, and debris disposals
  • Learning techniques and the proper use of tools from senior or more experienced team members
  • Operating machinery including chainsaws, chippers, stump grinders and access equipment and undertake daily/weekly safety checks and maintenance operations
  • Inspecting equipment and tools and performing repairs and maintenance when required using MeritAG Check and Stihl Connect
  • To safely and correctly operate machinery/tools using the appropriate Personal Protective Equipment and observing health and safety protocols
  • Reporting any issues or safety hazards to the Site Foreman or other relevant parties
  • Adhering to company Health, Safety and environmental regulations at all times
  • Provide support to climbers whilst following assigned tasks and responsibilities

Groundsperson Requirements:


  • Previous work experience as a Tree Groundsperson or similar
  • Full driving licence
  • NPTC Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross Cutting (CS30)
  • NPTC – Accessing a Tree Using Rope and Harness & Aerial Rescue (CS38)


  • NPTC – Safe Use of Stump Grinders
  • NPTC – Safe Use of Manually Fed Wood-Chipper

Apply by sending your CV to or 

Call 01367 899313 for more information

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