Arborist

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Employer: Tamworth Borough Council

Department: Street Scene

Salary: £20,092 - £22,183 per annum

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contract: Permanent contract

Closing Date: 24th September 2020

Street Scene delivers high standards of street cleansing and grounds maintenance across the Borough. With modern, efficient working practices we have a multi-skilled workforce which delivers an integrated service. We are looking for a committed individual to contribute to the service and further improve the local environmental quality within Tamworth.

As part of Street Scene, you will be required to provide the full range of arboricultural duties in accordance with agreed standards of service delivery and customer care. This will include the use and operation of various vehicles (for which a full driving license is essential), plant and equipment including wood chippers, for which training will be provided.

Typical operations include tree maintenance (including pruning and related works), all aspects of felling, tree climbing, the dismantling of dangerous trees in all locations (including confined spaces) and hedge management. We are ideally looking for a candidate who has proven experience working as a climbing arborist.

Applicants must have the ability to work any 5 days out of 7 per week including bank holidays and weekends as required as part of emergency call out duties.

The authority offers an excellent employment package with flexible working, a non-contributory health scheme, Local Government pension scheme and generous holiday entitlement.

Appointment will be subject to satisfactory references, right to work in the UK check, and medical clearance.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Mark Greaves on 01827 709356 / 07791 031042.

For further information and to apply please visit our website www.tamworth.gov.uk or email recruitmentapps@tamworth.gov.uk.

Closing Date: 24th September 2020

Late applications and/or CVs will not be accepted. Previous applicants need not apply. Agencies need not apply. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community. This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks required for relevant posts.

Job Details

Company Name:  Tamworth Borough Council
Location:  Tamworth

Contact Details

Mark Greaves  Telephone: 01827 709356
Email: recruitmentapps@tamworth.gov.uk