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We are pleased to announce that we are looking for a highly motivated, outgoing and enthusiastic Tree Officer to work as part of our award-winning Environmental Promotion team.


This is a high profile role which will involve acting as consultee to internal and external customers. The primary focus will be to respond to tree work applications, notifications and planning consultations.


The successful candidate will carry out a diverse range of duties, including but not exhaustively:


  • Responding to treeworks applications, notices and Development Control applications.
  • Assessment of trees and woodlands for their suitability for TPO.
  • Preparing new TPO’s and undertaking reviews of existing orders.
  • Inspecting Council-owned trees and ordering any necessary works.
  • Monitoring compliance with planning permissions, conditions and investigation of potential breaches.
  • Contribute to services that are helpful, approachable, responsive, and that own problems as and when they arise.


The successful candidate will be qualified to a minimum of Level 3 in Arboriculture, with good tree identification skills and an understanding of tree protection legislation. They must be able to demonstrate a commitment to excellence in customer care, a drive to resolve issues, tackle challenges, and identify how services could continuously be improved.


The Council holds a set of values at its core; to be helpful, approachable, responsive, and to take ownership of issues as and when they arise; to see them through to the right conclusion for our residents wherever possible.


Hart District Council offers a competitive salary, flexible working arrangements and a pleasant working environment at the Civic Offices. Further benefits are detailed in the application pack.


For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Adam Maskill, Tree Officer on 01252 774159.


The closing date for completed applications is 30th June 2018. Interviews for successful candidates will take place on 20th July 2018.


If you are interested in applying for this post, further information and how to apply can be found on the Hampshire Recruitment Portal www.hampshirejobs.org.uk.  Please note that the portal uses an electronic form for the application but there is the facility to attach additional documentation to support your application. If you have any difficulties accessing the application form or require alternative formats due to any additional needs please contact Adam Maskill on 01252 774159. 

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