Neighbourhood First Tree Inspector

Lewes District and Eastbourne Borough Council

Neighbourhood First Tree Inspector

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Lewes District and Eastbourne Borough Council


Lewes and Eastbourne




£28,273 - £36,648 pa (depending on experience and qualifications)


Full-time, Permanent


37 hours a week

Closing date:

Midday, 24th July 2024

Interview date:

To be confirmed

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We are seeking a positive individual with drive and enthusiasm to join our Green Consultancy team at Lewes District and Eastbourne Borough Council’s.

The Green Consultancy Team is dynamic, high performing, fast paced and plays a substantial role in delivering an attractive and varied environment throughout Lewes District and the Borough of Eastbourne.

The main role of the Tree Inspector is to manage the authorities tree assets and ensure they are in a safe condition and preventing legal nuisances, and to enhance our green environment.

We require the postholder to hold a relevant qualification to a minimum level 3, be qualified as a tree inspector, and have a good knowledge of tree law.

The role is predominately to inspect and manage our tree stock using Arbortrack software in both authorities, programme and oversee tree works and tree planting using our framework of contractors, deal with enquiries from internal clients and members of the public, and manage budgets.

The successful candidate will also work closely with our Arboricultural specialist and assist with planning related enquiries.

Working as part of an effective team across Lewes District and Eastbourne ensuring a responsive customer journey using mobile technology to report issues and pick up tasks. You will need to be initiative-taking, self-motivated and well organised with excellent communication skills and the ability to use your initiative and will have a strong commitment to providing service excellence.

This is a role which can be undertaken remotely at a variety of locations and working from home but with an emphasis on being able to undertake site visits, therefore it is essential that you have a full, clean, current driving licence.

For further information about the role including details on how to apply, please click on the Apply button.

Closing date: Midday, 24th July 2024

Interview date: To be confirmed

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