Tree Officer

Expiring today

Location
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Salary
£27,741 - £32,234 per annum, plus essential car user allowance
Posted
28 Apr 2021
Closes
14 May 2021
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Flexible hours
Hours
Full-Time

TAMWORTH BOROUGH COUNCIL

STREET SCENE

TREE OFFICER

£27,741 to £32,234 per annum

(plus essential car user allowance)

37 hours per week

Permanent

Street Scene is looking for a skilled and experienced arborist to join its team responsible for the maintenance and management of tree stock in the ownership of the borough.

We wish to appoint a Tree Officer with at least 3 years experience of professional arboriculture; applicants should have a good working knowledge of tree related legislation and management, Planning legislation, the Hedgerow Regulations and High Hedges legislation.

A sound knowledge of health and safety relating to tree work is vital together with the ability to make recommendations for short and long-term tree management, as well as preparing and over-seeing tree works contracts.

You should be able to identify and take appropriate action to deal with defective or failing trees, carry out inspections and provide written reports.

In this role you will need to motivate, lead, and provide direct operational management for a small tree team, as well as having excellent communications skills both written and verbal, and experience in dealing with members of the public.

Applicants should hold appropriate professional qualifications to a minimum of level 4 and be able to drive.

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 or more information about the post, please contact Mark Greaves, Operations Manager, on (01827) 709356.

For further information and to apply please visit https://recruitment.tamworth.gov.uk/.

If you have any queries about the recruitment process please contact recruitment@tamworth.gov.uk.

Closing date: 14th May 2021

Late applications and/or CVs will not be accepted.  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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