Huntingdon (site based and some home working available)
12 month FTC
Huntingdonshire District Council (HDC) is passionate about providing high quality services to our communities, residents and businesses and this means we need to employ and retain the most talented and dedicated people. Situated within the heart of the Cambridge-Peterborough Growth Area, Huntingdonshire is a beautiful district that boasts thriving market towns and many attractive villages, each with its own identity. We are an innovative and forward-thinking Local Authority whose residents are at the heart of our decision making
The Arboricultural Administrator will support our Conservation & Environment Team, and in particular the work of the Arboricultural (Tree) Officer. You will be required to assist in the processing of applications for works to protected trees, provide general advice to applicants and to assist in the delivery of projects to improve the management of the Districts tree stock.
With good written and verbal skills, you will need to be competent in all MS Office products and be able to provide high levels of administration to the busy department including sending emails and letters, arranging meetings, drafting reports and providing high levels of customer service to all of our customers.
A confident communicator you will need to be self-motivated and able to demonstrate working to deadlines with high levels of accuracy and attention to detail.
If you have an interest in working in an environmental position, are passionate about nature and interested in gaining knowledge and experience whilst providing high levels of administration please get in touch. Specific training on the assessment and protection of trees will be provided.
This role will require you to undertake some site visits and you must be comfortable working outside as well as being partly office based. Currently you are able to work from home but you must be local to Huntingdonshire due to the requirement for site visits and you must possess a valid UK driving licence.
At HDC we want to employ staff who embody our icare values (Inspiring, Collaborative, Accountable, Respectful, Enterprising) all of which support our ultimate purpose of putting our customers first.
Closing date for completed applications is midday on Monday 4th January 2021 and interviews will be held wc Jan 11th 2021
Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the heart of our recruitment and along with our values we are committed to creating an inclusive working environment, where diversity is valued and there is equality of opportunity. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community and we offer a range of benefits including flexitime to encourage a work life balance. We particularly welcome applications from those who are significantly under-represented in our organisation and sector, such as disabled people and people from BAME communities