Trees Officer (Highways) – P1732
Full time 37 hours
£29,388 up to £32,860 inclusive annual salary (full time) + Car user allowance
Plus up to 18.5% employer pension contribution
Closing date for applications: 6th December 2020
Interviews are scheduled for w/c: 14th December 2020
St Albans is a unique English Cathedral City with a colourful history which can be seen in the Roman remains and variety of beautiful architecture, heritage sites and conservation areas. Set within green belt, off the M25, A1M and M1 the District includes a cathedral, historic city centre and charming villages. Our refurbished offices are in the city centre near to the station (London St Pancras 20 minutes), shops and restaurants. In short it is a great place to live and work.
In this post you will support the Principal Green Spaces Officer in the delivery of a wide range of trees and woodlands services by seeking to safeguard the District’s natural heritage and promote environmental quality within the district. You will be providing professional advice and guidance to service users and colleagues. This will include management of highways tree inspections and surveys. You will also issue works to contractors, monitor, supervise their performance and enforce health and safety regulations in relation to these works.
Educated to Degree/HND or Foundation degree qualification in Arboriculture, Urban Forestry, Community Forestry Management or Landscape Architecture/Management, Dip Arb (RFS) or be working towards a Professional Diploma in Arboriculture. A full driving licence is required for this role. The successful applicant will possess; tree software and surveying skills, an in-depth knowledge of health and safety issues relating to trees, contractor management and tree management experience.
We offer a competitive package which also includes up to 27.5 days annual leave, pension scheme, reimbursement of professional fees, access to parking, training and development opportunities, flexible working options (including homeworking), leisure and travel discounts and a number of other benefits.
This post is subject to a Basic Disclosure Check.
For an informal discussion, please contact Daniel Flitton, Principal Green Spaces Officer on 01727 819583.
How to Apply
Please apply online via the link provided. Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.