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Gedling Borough Council

Tree Officer

Gedling Borough Council's Parks and Street Care Services [PASC] are responsible for the administration, management and maintenance of the Council's trees and woodland areas.

An exciting new post has been created within the PASC team to assist in managing these trees, as well as contributing to the development of the tree services that we provide.

You can expect to be involved in all aspects of arboricultural management with particular emphasis on tree inspections and providing technical advice and guidance to a range of stakeholders. Working with officers across our services from green spaces and street scene to planning, providing guidance and assistance in all tree related matters.

On a day to day basis you will carry out surveys and assessments, draft and produce reports. Respond to enquiries, and have an active role in creating and maintaining our tree database, producing contracts and work schedules as required for action by our arborist teams.

Applications are sought from skilled and experienced arborists who are seeking to progress their career towards a technical and managerial role.

This is a job that demands a good knowledge of tree management including identification skills and the ability to carry out visual tree assessments.

You will need to have secured a recognised Level 4 qualification or equivalent in Arboriculture and be able to demonstrate at least 3 years' experience within the arboricultural industry.

You will also need well developed written and verbal communication skills and be competent in the use of ICT systems.

An ability to work independently as well as part of a team is essential, as is good organisational skills and an ability to manage your own workload and time.

We offer excellent working conditions including a generous holiday entitlement, comprehensive pension scheme and access to an employee benefits scheme. In addition, a casual user car allowance attaches to the post giving access to free onsite parking.

For further information about the role please contact melvyn.cryer@gedling.gov.uk

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Closing Date: 27/06/2021  Location: Nottingham

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