Our company culture is focused on supporting and developing each individual


We offer exciting career progression and training development

Competitive salary

We offer a highly competitive salary with bonus structure

Current vacancies

Climbing Arborist / Tree Surgeon

Lead Climber & Secondary Climber

Chaffin Ltd is a leading arboriculture contractor based in Polegate. We provide all aspects of professional arboricultural & tree surgery requirements to private householders, landowners and commercial sectors to include local authorities, housing associations and schools.

We are currently seeking qualified lead and secondary climbers who wish to join a fast-paced and quality lead company with ambitions to grow.

It is essential you will have:

  • A positive attitude
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Good communication and customer service skills as you will be dealing with the public
  • Be self-motivated
  • Have excellent attention to detail
  • Reliable, punctual and well-presented

You will hold:

  • CS30/31/38/39 essential or equivalent
  • Full driving licence (with no more than 3 points)
  • Demonstrable experience within a similar role (ideally 3 years climbing and industry experience)

The following would be advantageous:

  • CS40/41 or equivalent.
  • Commercial crown reduction/local authority contact experience
  • MEWP Accreditation
  • First aid (forestry)
  • Chapter 8 signing, lighting & guarding

Paid work trials will be offered to selected candidates before final offers are made.


Supervisors, Team Leaders & Labourers

Chaffin Works are dynamic fencing contractors providing a full range of fencing installation services for commercial, domestic and public sector clients.

We are looking to employ experienced fencers to join our growing division. The ideal candidate will have sector experience with a variety of fence types as well as some experience leading a team.

The ideal applicant will:

  • Be hard working and passionate about their work
  • Be a team player, ready to help and encourage colleagues
  • Take pride in their work, delivering to a high standard
  • Have an excellent eye for detail
  • Be familiar with construction health and safety legislation
  • Be a good communicator as liaising with head office, clients and suppliers will occur

You will hold:

  • A full clean driving licence, as well as the ability to drive a company vehicle competently

The following would be advantageous:

  • CPCS/SSSTS/CSCS tickets

ETMS Highways

Traffic Management Operatives

Experienced Traffic Management Operatives – Cambridge

Our traffic management company, ETMS Highways, provides high quality, reliable services nationwide. 

We’re excited to be opening a new depot in Cambridge and are seeking experienced and qualified operatives in the area to join our busy team. You will need to have experience in performing road closures, traffic lights, Stop/Go, high and low speed lane closures.

The ideal candidate will have experience and ideally hold a minimum of TTMBC (Temporary Traffic Management Basic Course) or equivalent Lantra qualifications. We are looking for people with a great work ethic, who want to join a busy and growing company that is dedicated to safe and quality services.

The ideal applicant will:

  • Have experience in a variety of traffic management services
  • Ensure safety is paramount for the public and colleagues
  • Be prepared to load and unload vans and take responsibility for the vehicle
  • Be able to complete required paperwork for each job
  • Be prepared to help with yard duties and general housekeeping as needed
  • Be a problem-solver, willing to get stuck in and ensure jobs go well

You will hold:

  • Relevant traffic management qualifications
  • CSCS (preferred)
  • TTMBC (preferred)

Would you like to apply?

If you would like to apply for any vacancy please send your CV to (Paula Sanders, HR Manager).

If you would like to discuss the role or working with Chaffin Works please contact Paula by email or by calling 01323 465 500.

Not sure where to start?

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