Tree Inspector Team Leader - Ref: EE02022

3 days left

Location
Walsall, West Midlands
Salary
Salary: £27,514 to £31,895 per annum.
Posted
09 Jun 2022
Closes
03 Jul 2022
Job Ref
EE02022
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
See advert details
Hours
Full-Time

Tree Inspector Team Leader - Ref: EE02022
£27,514 to £31,895 per annum.

Clean & Green are seeking to recruit a Tree Inspector who has a strong working knowledge of arboriculture and urban forestry to work within our tree team.

Trees, woodlands and urban forest are an essential part of the borough’s character and identity and define the neighbourhoods and areas of where we live, work and play.  They breathe life into communities, and provide a welcoming backdrop to the stresses and demands to everyday life.  They provide us with a reminder of the seasons, acting as natures clock in defining changes through the year with the coming of spring, leaf colour and fall, and the glistening of frost covered branches.

Walsall is geologically and topographically diverse, comprising leafier suburbs across the eastern side of the borough with denser tree canopies and a more rural landscape within a patchwork of farmland, green spaces and parks to the west, defining the industrial heritage of the town.

Walsall is steeped in heritage with its premier Victorian park (The Arboretum) centrally located within the town providing a rural escape and refuge bringing local communities together as well as attracting regional and national acclaim for its standards, events and attractions.

All local authorities have a duty to protect our natural heritage and value the asset of their trees.  Walsall is no exception to this in managing large numbers of trees both directly and indirectly to ensure their preservation for future generations and contribute to tackling wider implications of climate change and biodiversity loss.

We are seeking a individual who can assist in the management, supervision and maintenance of the tree risk management programme for the councils tree stock. Walsall tree stock as individual trees, groups and woodland (as in the urban forestry strategy)

The role requires applicants to have an understanding of and the ability to provide high quality customer service.

If this is you, then we would like to hear from you.

Hours of work:

37 hours - Monday to Sunday working, required to work in accordance with local arrangements across Clean and Green operations.   Annualised hour contract with annual leave commitments calculated in hours.

Flexible working scheme - required to operate flexible work patterns to meet the operational demands of the service including but not limited to - early morning starts, cover for end of day operations, lunch time cover arrangements in accordance with local arrangements dependant on specific area of work within fleet services.  Annualised hours working arrangements. 

This post is covered by the Government’s Code of Practice on the English Language Fluency Duty for public sector workers.  The post holder will be required to communicate verbally with customers and provide advice and/or information in accurate spoken English.

Qualifications:

  • Full UK driving licence
  • Post holder must attain/have IOSH accreditation (Institute of safety and health)
  • Arboriculture - Level 3 Tree inspection certificate or equivalent
  • Basic level of information technology/ systems

The selection process will include a basic initial assessment and an interview during which suitability, commitment and interest for the role will be determined. 

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Closing Date: 3rd July 2022

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