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Logo: South Oxfordshire District CouncilAssistant Tree Officer

Salary:  £25,372 - £29,687 per annum

Hours: Full time


South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse District Councils are seeking a qualified arborist to work within the councilís Forestry Service. This is an exciting and varied role working with a team of specialist advisers who are helping to shape the future environment of southern Oxfordshire.


You must have professional experience of working within the arboricultural industry and be able to demonstrate sound practical knowledge. The role offers opportunity for the right candidate to gain further qualifications and a wide range of experience in a supportive working environment alongside a team of 3 other Tree Officers.


Duties will include:

  • Assist the councilsí in responding to tree work applications for work to protected trees
  • Provide sound arboricultural advice to members of the public, tree surgery contractors and a wide range of other customers
  • Assist the councilsí in monitoring tree protection on construction sites
  • Assist the councilsí planning service, advising on the arboricultural impact of proposed developments
  • If you have a positive team working approach and are looking to develop your knowledge and experience this is an excellent opportunity to further your career. 


For more information and an informal discussion please contact Matt Gulliford (Senior Tree Officer) on 01235 422600 or via matt.gulliford@southandvale.gov.uk


Logo: Vale of White Horse District CouncilTo apply click here


 Application Closing Date: 1 August 2019




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