The County Council’s Forestry Section is responsible for the inspection, care and maintenance of council owned trees across Warwickshire. We have officers who are Tree Managers, and an Operational Team of 12 Arborists who carry out the maintenance work across the county. This role will also include Admin support for the Council’s Ecology Service and Woodwork & Construction Section.
37.0 Hours per Week
The role is to support the officers by maintaining our information systems, databases and assisting in producing Tree Reports, and acting as first point of contact for members of the public, businesses and Councillors.
Ideally, you will have had previous experience of working in an office, and good literacy and numeracy skills, (education to GCSE level in English and Maths, or NVQ Level 3 or equivalent would be desirable) and proficient ICT skills, with good experience in Word and Excel in particular.
The Forestry Section is looking for an enthusiastic and competent / conscientious person to join our small office team. You will need to have excellent communication skills and a background in administration. Good planning and organising skills are key for this role and you should be used to working under pressure to meet deadlines, allowing flexibility and resilience.
Additional Information & How to Apply
For further information about the role please contact the hiring manager: Teresa Llewellyn, Tel: 01926 736490
Closing Date: 30 July 2017
Interview Date: 17 August 2017
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Rewards & Benefits of working for Warwickshire
It really is true that every single job role here at Warwickshire County Council contributes to bettering the lives of the people in our County; we want to do this for our employees, too. We are proud of our strong flexible working culture, including the opportunity for flexibility on working hours, technology to support remote working (such as light laptops and phones where the role allows).
Time to recharge is so important; we provide a generous holiday allowance which rises as you remain in employment with us. You get all Bank and public holidays off, plus all staff are given an extra day of holiday over Christmas.
As if that wasn’t enough, you’ll also have access to membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, a host of enhanced family friendly policies and some of the very best Learning and Development training courses to support your ongoing development.
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