About the Role
An opportunity has arisen for a well organised and highly effective individual to join our busy Development Management Service in the role of Tree Officer. The role will involve handling a caseload of tree works applications relating to TPO trees or those within Conservation Areas as well as assessing the tree implications of planning application proposals, liaising with applicants and their agents, where required.
You will also have the opportunity to get involved in other aspects of the Planning service’s tree work, including the preparation, service and confirmation of Tree Preservation Orders and the investigation of unauthorised tree works.
About the Person
- A National Diploma in Arboriculture or FdSc arboriculture is desired although consideration will be given to candidates that are working towards these qualifications, or can demonstrate exceptional working knowledge of modern arboricultural practices with at least 5 years’ experience, preferably within the field of development planning.
- Ability to work on your own initiative with minimal supervision.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- A committed to putting our customers first. In return we will offer support in continuing your personal and career development, in addition to providing a wide range of employment linked benefits, including flexible working opportunities.
We will provide you with competitive annual leave and contribute 15% towards the LGPS pension scheme. You will also have access to a range of discounts including annual ‘Better’ leisure centre membership, local and high street stores, and salary sacrifice schemes including a cycle lease scheme, and childcare vouchers.
For an informal discussion about the role, please call Steven Lewis, Development Manager on 01737 276718.
We are proud to support the guaranteed interview schemes for those meeting the essential criteria for the role, under the Disability Confident employer scheme for disabled candidates, and the ‘Veteran’s scheme’ for ex-armed forces candidates.
Closing date: 2nd January 2023