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Bristol City Council

Tree Bristol Officer (Schools)

£33,486 - £35,336
Full-Time, Fixed Term for 12 months
Ref: VAC002981

This is a great opportunity to join our established tree planting team and contribute to the Queen’s Green Canopy Initiative, providing education to schools about the benefits of trees and giving children the opportunity to plant a tree. You will also be part of our citywide review of tree planting opportunities as we look to double Bristol’s tree canopy.

We are looking for someone with good experience of tree planting, including woodland and individual trees. You will have a track record of delivering environmental education up to KS3 and have experience of delivering community tree planting activities, including working with volunteers.

You’ll need to be fit and willing to work outdoors.

Why Bristol City Council?

At Bristol City Council, we go that extra mile for our people; we offer a work environment which is fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your skills and develop new ones within a high-profile organisation. For the majority of our roles hybrid working arrangements are available, giving teams the opportunity to work in a way that suits them, balancing service need and individual choice - mixing both home and office working.

Join us and you’ll receive an excellent rewards package including flexible working and flexitime, membership of the Local Government Pension scheme, and a generous annual leave allowance. In addition, you’ll be working in a supportive environment where you’ll have the chance to make Bristol a better place and contribute to its future.

How do I apply?

If you share our values and are ready to be part of our exciting journey please select the apply button.

Please note that this role is subject to an Enhanced DBS Check.

For permanent Bristol City Council employees, this post will be a secondment.

For employees who are currently on a fixed term contract with Bristol City Council, the secondment must not extend beyond the end of the fixed term period to ensure there is a substantive post to return to.

If you are currently a casual worker or a member of an employment agency (currently working with Bristol City Council) this post will be a fixed term contract.

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For an informal chat, please contact Richard Ennion on 07710 396 746 or email:

Closing date: 26 June 2022.

Interviews will be held in Bristol on the 6 or 7 July 2022.

At Bristol City Council, we value having a workforce as diverse as the city we serve. We therefore welcome, develop and promote people from all sections of the community. We particularly welcome applications from Young People, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic and Disabled candidates who are currently under-represented within this Service of Bristol City Council. Appointments will be made on merit.

Closing Date: 26/06/2022  Location: Bristol

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