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Logo: The Royal ParksArboricultural Officer
Hyde Park, London
28,500 - 32,539 Plus Benefits 

 

The Royal Parks is a charity created to support and manage 5,000 acres of Royal parkland, look after eight of London's largest open spaces as well as other important open spaces in the capital.

 

Job Purpose: 

 

Undertake a programme of tree inspections and surveys of trees across all sites and identify and assess associated hazards and risks, principally relating to Massaria of London Plane. 

 

To provide technical arboricultural support to deliver The Royal Parks risk management procedures, principally relating to Massaria of London Plane. 

 

Carry out general risk management inspections and surveys for pests and diseases. 

 

Maintain adequate records and create work schedules and tree works orders.

 

To be considered as an Arboricultural Officer, you will need: 

 

  • Experience and training in the inspection, risk assessment and management of trees 
  • Knowledge of, or experience in, the surveying and management of Massaria and the oak processionary moth 
  • An awareness and experience in the application of BS 3998:2010
  • An awareness and experience in the application of BS 5837:2012, NJUG 4 and other relevant British Standards
  • Knowledge of, or experience in, the management of veteran trees 
  • An understanding of nature conservation issues, SSSI status and protected species legislation relating to Arboriculture and trees 
  • A qualification in Arboriculture to at least NVQ level III (NQF Level IV) or above with extensive experience in surveying and assessment 
  • An Arboricultural Association Professional Tree Inspection Certificate or the level of experience to pass this in the near future 
  • A full driving licence 

 

This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency. 

 

Additional Keywords: Arboricultural Officer, Arboricultural Consultant, Arborist, Arboriculturist, Tree Officer, Tree Inspector, Conservation Officer, Arboricultural Inspector.

 

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