Directorate: Growth & Regeneration
Service Area: Growth & Housing
Hours: 37 hours
Number of Jobs: 1
Location(s): Huddersfield and surrounding areas
Position type: Permanent
Grade: Grade 11
Salary: £34,728 - £36,922
An exciting opportunity has opened for an enthusiastic and knowledgeable Arboricultural Officer to help us help conserve, manage and shape the green infrastructure of Kirklees and support the delivery of the Council’s ambitious plans to enhance its natural heritage.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced colleague, with a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of Tree protection and management practice, TPO legislation, Planning policy guidance and Tree-protection related case law. As Arboricultural Officer you will be responsible for carrying out surveys and assessments for Tree Work applications and the making of Tree Preservation Orders (TPOs), as well as providing advice in relation to development discussions and Planning applications.
You will be part of a team of customer-focused specialists, reporting to the Team Leader for Conservation, Design, Ecology and Trees, working, alongside the existing Arboricultural Officer. You will take responsibility for your own Tree Works caseload and provide expert advice to colleagues on developments affecting trees, as well as helping manage the planned programme of Tree Preservation Order reviews.
To be considered for this role it is essential that you have the following:
For an informal, confidential discussion regarding this position please contact: Nick Grimshaw. Team Leader Conservation, Design, Ecology & Trees. Kirklees Council. Growth & Regeneration Directorate.
Closing date: 24 September 2021, 11:55 PM
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Closing Date: 24/09/2021 Location: Huddersfield