Service Area: Environmental Strategy & Climate Change
Number of Jobs: 2
Location(s): Lockwood Cemetery, Meltham Road, Lockwood, Huddersfield, HD4 7BQ
Position type: Permanent
Salary: £23,484 - £24,920
Enhancements / additional payments details: Contractual Standby
At Kirklees we want to be innovative and creative in the way we work to deliver our services to our communities and we are always looking for better and smarter ways to work. The Parks and Greenspace Operational Delivery team work together to manage and maintain the councils parks, greenspaces, play areas and trees.
The primary role of the Arborist is to undertake works on behalf of the council working within the Forestry section who are responsible for the management of trees including street trees, Council house gardens, schools, parks and woodlands. You will be required to work at all times in a professional and safe manner and to ensure that all works are undertaken without risk to the public.
As an Arborist, your main duties will include:
Given the nature of the role you must be able to work at height and you must be prepared to work in all weather conditions, including adverse weather, as required, during call outs. You will be required to undertake the standard medical screening and any other medical screening as decided by the Occupational Health Physician.
As part of your work pattern, you will be expected to undertake standby duties working evenings and weekends on a rota basis that is paid extra to the basic salary.
All PPE and climbing equipment will be provided.
Closing date: 03 July 2022, 11:55 PM
Link to apply: click here
Closing Date: 03/07/2022 Location: Lockwood Cemetery, Meltham Road, Lockwood, Huddersfield, HD4 7BQ