Following a recent Future Council Improvement Review, we are seeking two highly motivated experienced Arborists to complement the council’s Arboriculture Team in delivering an effective and efficient Arboricultural service offer for Neighbourhood Services.
Reporting to the Arboriculture Team Leader, you will carry-out a full range of arboricultural duties both on the ground and at height. You will be able to work to extremely high standards in both safety and quality, and will be instrumental in helping to deliver the 1st class Arboriculture service demanded by the council and its stakeholders.
You will be qualified in a range of arboricultural disciplines, including (but not limited to) use of chainsaws on the ground, dismantling of trees on the ground, felling of mature trees, working at height from a rope and harness an also able to perform aerial rescue in emergencies. Working at height in a MEWP will also be required.
You will have experience of working in all weather conditions and will be able to undertake strenuous duties, often under pressure to meet targets and deadlines while also remaining effective and efficient at all times. You will take direction from the Team Leader but will also be able to work on your own initiative when required.
The ability to work and integrate with an established team is essential. You will be able to interpret plans, drawings and briefing notes and be able to communicate effectively with service users, including members of the public, council officers and ward members.
If you feel you have the necessary skills and abilities to help us develop our modern and efficient arboricultural service, we would very much welcome your application