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Logo: London Borough of Tower HamletsSenior Arboricultural Officer
PO3 - £37,250 - £40,653


Role Purpose

Tower Hamlets is a culturally diverse borough in which an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Arboricultural Officer.
As the lead tree specialist for the Borough the Senior Arboriculture Officer will take a strategic role in formulating tree policy in Tower Hamlets who will be expected to work as part of the team managing one tree officer. You will be responsible for the strategic management and development of the Boroughs diverse trees and woodland within the Borough.


Key Responsibilities

Develop, maintain and use systems for collecting, updating and manipulating data using Ezytreev system on the Councilís tree stock and Programme, schedule and undertake tree and site inspections, and surveys.
Monitor arboriculture, tree planting and other contracts and prepare, tender, let and monitor contracts for minor and ad-hoc works on behalf of Place, client departments e.g. Housing and Highways and other commissioning organisations



You should have a National Diploma minimum Level  5 Arboricultural qualification or equivalent, and have appropriate skills in tree identification, be able to carry out surveys and assess the condition and visual amenity of trees.
Experience in managing budgets.

Experience in planning and development work at a professional level.

Experience and knowledge of Tree Preservation Orders and UK planning legislation.

A valid UK driving licence and a vehicle available for work.


Additional Information

Interviews will be week commencing TBC.


For an informal discussion on this post, please contact Michael Hime, Green Team and Contract  Manager (Clean, Green & Highways) on 0207 364 2774 or michael.hime@towerhamlets.gov.uk


All applications should be made via our online application system, no CVís or alternative forms of applications are accepted.


Benefits and Allowances

Essential Car User Allowance or Travel Allowance subject to authorisation

Pension Scheme


To apply click here  

Closing Date: 29th June 2018 




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