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Peak District National Park Authority

Tree Inspector

Aldern House, Bakewell, Derbyshire

£30,296 to £32,076 pro rata, per annum

The Role

We are looking for a qualified and experienced arboricultural professional to help deliver our duty of care in relation to trees. The role will cover all the Peak District National Park Authority’s properties and will contribute to the management of a large and varied tree stock within a protected landscape.

In the role, you will be responsible for carrying out regular tree inspections and surveys on the Authority’s properties in line with the Authority’s Tree Safety Management Policy as well as responding to and investigating reports of dangerous trees on Authority land. You will also create work instructions and monitor site operations during programmed and ad-hoc tree works ensuring implementation in accordance with industry codes of best practice.

This role requires travel across all our properties and accessing remote locations with difficult terrain to undertake tree inspections.

About You

You will need to be able to undertake tree surveys and inspections across the Authority’s properties in all seasons and weather conditions. Having previous experience of tree inspection is essential as is knowledge of Health and Safety issues and the relevant legislation. A LANTRA accredited Professional Tree Inspector certificate is desirable.

You should have excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to work under your own initiative and as part of a team and to tight deadlines and experience of using Microsoft Office.

A full driving licence or the means to travel to carry out the duties of this role is essential.

About Us

The Peak District National Park was the first of Britain’s 15 national parks and is still enjoyed by millions, looking for both adventure and a breathing space to escape. It is also the most accessible due its proximity to four major cities of the UK and its 38,000 residents. We recognise the importance of our national park and our job is to speak up and care for the Peak District National Park for all to enjoy forever.


We offer a range of staff benefits including flexi-time, a great pension with employer contribution of 20.57%, 26-31 days’ holiday plus Bank Holidays and free parking at most of our offices. Please look at our Total Reward Brochure to see what we offer.

This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency


Closing Date: 28/05/2024  Location: Aldern House, Bakewell, Derbyshire

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