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Amber Valley Borough Council

Job Title: Part-time Assistant Trees & Conservation Officer

Salary: Grade 5 £22,911 to £24,799 pro-rata per year

Hours:  18.5 hours per week (aggregated)

Directorate: Operations

Contract Type: 2-Year Fixed-term Contract

Location: Central Headquarters, Ripley, Derbyshire

Job Reference: AVBC000000049


Are you passionate about Trees and Nature Conservation?  If so, you could be the next part-time Assistant Trees and Conservation Officer that we are looking for!  


Located in mid-Derbyshire, Amber Valley has an enviable and valued tree stock, as well as Local Nature Reserves and numerous sites maintained for wildlife.  The Council is looking to appoint a motivated tree professional to assist with the management and further improvement of these wonderful natural assets.  


About the Job  

The role includes assisting the Trees and Conservation Officer in providing a first class arboricultural and nature conservation service, including undertaking tree inspections, prioritising works, dealing with Tree Preservation Orders and Conservation Area applications, with particular focus on advising Planning Officers on arboricultural aspects of planning applications, and ensuring that the Council’s legal obligations are met.  


In addition, we can offer:  

  • Flexible Working
  • Pension Scheme
  • Casual car user allowance
  • Excellent personal and professional development opportunities
  • Opportunities to make a difference


If you think you are the right person for the role, then we’d like to hear from you.  


The closing date for this vacancy is Sunday 21 July 2019 at Midnight (Any applications received after the closing date will not be accepted)  


To apply please visit our website


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