Salary range: £23,874 - £30,459
Hours: 37 hours per week
Closing Date: 28th May 2021
Colchester Borough Council is responsible for the management of 15,000 trees growing within our parks and open spaces, and 66ha of woodland distributed across our countryside sites. We also provide an inspection service for Essex County Council involving trees on the public highway.
An exciting new post has been created within the Neighbourhood Services team to assist in managing these trees, as well as contributing to the development of the tree services that we provide.
You can expect to be involved in all aspects of arboricultural management with particular emphasis on tree inspections and providing technical advice and guidance to a range of stakeholders.
You will also have an active role in maintaining our tree database and producing work schedules for action by arboricultural contractors.
This is a job that demands a good knowledge of tree management including identification skills and the ability to carry out visual tree assessments.
You will need to have secured a recognised Level 3 qualification or equivalent in Arboriculture and be able to demonstrate at least 3 years' experience within the arboricultural industry.
You will also need well developed written and verbal communication skills and be competent in the use of ICT systems.
An ability to work independently as well as part of a team is essential, as is good organisational skills and an ability to manage your own workload and time.
To find out full details on this position visit: www.colchester.gov.uk/jobs
If you would like to speak to someone about this job please call Paul Cook on 07507 815 469 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for applications: 28th May 2021
Interviews will be held on: 9th June 2021