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City of London

Arborist Manager - Epping Forest

Salary - Grade E (May be eligible to residential accommodation)

Grade E Residential - £43,360 - £48,640 per annum, Grade E Non-Residential - £39,530 - £44,380 per annum inclusive of all allowances (Basic and OLW) depending on experience

Job Type - Permanent, working 35 hours per week.

About Us

The City of London Corporation manages 11,000 acres (approximately 4,500 hectares) of land in and around London that is enjoyed by over 16 million visitors annually. Whilst there are small pockets of land within the Square Mile, the majority can be found elsewhere in London and the surrounding counties. The City Corporation acts as Trustee of 10 charities which, through their various objects, are responsible for the preservation in perpetuity of a large proportion of these award-winning open spaces.

The role

An exciting position has arisen at our Epping Forest Open Spaces site for a highly skilled person to lead our arboriculture and land conservation team. We are looking for an industry experienced biodiversity expert that will lead on our Tree Management including care, cultivation, and safety management. A specialist advisor on vegetation and subsidence-related insurance claims and public health risks from insect and fungal infestations

The ideal Candidate

You hold a recognised arboricultural (or related discipline) qualification at National Diploma Level 4 or equivalent demonstrable experience, skills, and knowledge to a similar level. You have outstanding customer service experience in dealing with stakeholders on complex tree and conservation matters. You are highly motivated, flexible, and responsive to changes in priorities and demands. You have significant expertise in tree biology, tree risk management and tree maintenance. You are fully conversant with legislation covering Open Spaces and land management, highway, planning, conservation, and tree protection. You are competent in Health and Safety legislation and always committed to safety protocols and practices. You have substantial budgetary management experience producing regular reports and able to assist in recognising financial impacts on expenditure, operational goals and project management and delivery. You have a proven track record in managing teams and are committed to personal and team CPD.

Kindly indicate clearly on your application if you are applying for Residential or Non Residential post.

Closing date: Noon, 27 November 2023.

To apply online, please click here

Alternatively, please contact 020 7332 3978 (24-hour answerphone) quoting reference number OENV0158 if you experience any problems. A minicom service for the hearing impaired available on 020 7332 3732.

The City of London Corporation is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Closing Date: 27/11/2023  Location: Epping Forest

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