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Arboricultural Officer

Woking Borough Council

Arboricultural Officer

Job Details

Company:

Woking Borough Council

Location:

Woking

Reference:

PLAC/24/282683

Salary:

in range from £28,714 to £33,087 plus minimum flexible benefits allowance of up to £1,881 per annum

Contract:

Full-time, Permanent

Hours:

Flexible Hours – 37 hours per week

Closing date:

8th July 2024

Interview date:

W/C 15th July 2024

Job Contact Details

Contact:

James Veats

Telephone:

01483 743739

Email:

james.veats@woking.gov.uk


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Woking Borough Council is seeking an Arboricultural Officer to join the Development Management Team on a full-time, permanent basis. Working in the Council’s Development Management Team is both exciting and challenging as significant development is planned in the Borough with an emphasis on continuing town centre regeneration to complement recently delivered improvements. By contrast, the Borough is also heavily treed and 60% of the area is designated as Green Belt, forming the backdrop to a number of villages which retain much of their original character.

Reporting to the Senior Arboricultural Officer, the postholder will primarily be responsible for processing applications for works to protected trees and providing professional arboricultural advice to Council Members, officers and the general public.

A successful candidate would have some experience of processing tree works applications and knowledge of the relevant regulations.

In return, we can offer you the chance to develop your career in a friendly, supportive team, a generous flexi-time scheme with the ability to take up to two flexi leave days a month, membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme, flexible benefits and a vehicle allowance.

It is a requirement for this role that applicants hold a valid full UK Driving License in order to be able to undertake site visits. The post provides the opportunity for flexible working arrangements including some home working.

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact James Veats, Senior Arboricultural Officer on 01483 743739 or james.veats@woking.gov.uk.

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The views, opinions or salary expressed in this job vacancy do not necessarily reflect the views of the Arboricultural Association.