We have an exciting opportunity in our Locality Team for a Tree Officer. You will be responsible for inspecting trees, specifying works to them and managing contractors. You should have experience of tree surveying, visual tree assessment, risk assessment and hazard evaluation. You should also have experience of tree work specification setting and be able to demonstrate competence in all these areas. You will hold a minimum of Level 3-4 BTEC/ABC/C&G qualification in Arboriculture or equivalent.
In addition, key skills and experience for this role include an understanding of contracted services, personal drive, excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to build effective working relationships with key stakeholders, including the commercial contractors, councillors and the public.
This is a permanent, full-time post and you will need to have a full UK driving licence and use of a vehicle for work purposes, for which an allowance is paid.
In return we’ll offer you a lively and supportive flexible environment with opportunities to develop and progress in your career.
For an informal discussion about the role please contact Alastair Durkin on 01883 732863.
Please be aware that we may close this vacancy earlier than the stated closing date.
Salary: Up to 34,619
Hours: 37 hours per week.
How to apply
Before you apply, please ensure you have read the role specification.
Please apply online.
Timetable for recruitment
Application closing date
31 December 2019