Arborist

5 days left

Location
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Salary
£20,092 - £22,183
Posted
10 Sep 2020
Closes
24 Sep 2020
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
See advert details
Hours
Full-Time

Tamworth Borough Council

 

Street Scene

Arborist

 

£20,092 - £22,183 per annum

37 hours per week

Permanent contract

 

Street Scene delivers high standards of street cleansing and grounds maintenance across the Borough. With modern, efficient working practices we have a multi-skilled workforce which delivers an integrated service. We are looking for a committed individual to contribute to the service and further improve the local environmental quality within Tamworth.

As part of Street Scene, you will be required to provide the full range of arboricultural duties in accordance with agreed standards of service delivery and customer care. This will include the use and operation of various vehicles (for which a full driving license is essential), plant and equipment including wood chippers, for which training will be provided.

Typical operations include tree maintenance (including pruning and related works), all aspects of felling, tree climbing, the dismantling of dangerous trees in all locations (including confined spaces) and hedge management. We are ideally looking for a candidate who has proven experience working as a climbing arborist.

Applicants must have the ability to work any 5 days out of 7 per week including bank holidays and weekends as required as part of emergency call out duties.

The authority offers an excellent employment package with flexible working, a non-contributory health scheme, Local Government pension scheme and generous holiday entitlement. 

Appointment will be subject to satisfactory references, right to work in the UK check, and medical clearance.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Mark Greaves on 01827 709356/ 07791031042. 

For further information and to apply please visit our website www.tamworth.gov.uk or email recruitmentapps@tamworth.gov.uk.

Closing date: 24th September 2020

Late applications and/or CVs will not be accepted. Previous applicants need not apply. Agencies need not apply. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community. This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks required for relevant posts.

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