Tree Officer

Location
Crossgates Depot, Park Farm, Redditch B98 7SN & Bromsgrove Depot, Aston Fields Ind Estate, B60 3EX
Salary
£24,799 - £27,905
Posted
10 May 2019
Closes
31 May 2019
Job Ref
BRC000000626
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time
Tree Officer

Bromsgrove District Council

£24,799 - £27,905 per annum

37 hours per week

A vacancy has arisen for a Tree Officer to join the Environmental Services Tree Team to assist the Senior Tree Officer in providing an arboriculture/tree related service within the Redditch Borough and Bromsgrove District Council areas.

The successful candidate will hold a nationally recognised certificate in arboriculture, or have a minimum of three years’ experience in an a relevant industry, good IT knowledge, and excellent communication skills together with a thorough and detailed understanding of relevant British Standard guidance, tree/planning legislation as well as tree management protocols.

We are looking for someone who:-

 can make a valid contribution to the development and on-going improvement of the service

 will ensure all of our customers receive an excellent service that aims to meet their needs

 can demonstrate the right behaviours, skills, experience and attitude

 is self-motivated, enthusiastic and demonstrates initiative

 can work with the team to deliver quality customer focused services

The successful candidate will be based at the Crossgate Road Depot in Redditch and will be required to work as part of a Tree Team as well as managing their own workloads. The work is varied and covers the large geographical area of Redditch and Bromsgrove, and so the candidate will need to be flexible, willing to travel throughout both Council areas and have their own transport.

We provide excellent working conditions and benefits including the Local Government Pension Scheme, appropriate training, protective clothing, annual leave entitlement of 4 weeks plus bank holidays increasing to 5 weeks after 5 years’ service, an employee benefits scheme as well as having a flexible working approach.

If you would like an informal chat about the role please contact Gavin Boyes, Senior Tree Officer, on 01527 64252 ext 3094

The closing date for receipt of a completed application form is Wednesday 29 May 2019

Interviews to take place week commencing Monday 17 June 2019

(Please note: CVs will not be accepted)

To apply please select the "apply" tab below.

For a full list of all our current vacancies why not visit www.wmjobs.co.uk go to Our Employers tab and select Bromsgrove & Redditch Councils

If you do not hear from us within four weeks of the closing date, you should assume that your application was not successful on this occasion.

Supporting documents
Tree Officer Job Description Person Specification

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