Here at Mid Sussex District Council we are located in an area of outstanding natural beauty. We are proud of our customer service levels and our priority is to work collaboratively to ensure the best possible customer experience for all residents and businesses.
In addition to a competitive salary you’ll also receive great staff benefits, including generous holiday, pension and car allowance. You will also enjoy discounted access to a number of health clubs in the district.
The Council offices are in the centre of Haywards Heath with free staff parking and within walking distance of the newly rebuilt mainline station.
Assistant Tree Officer (EDEV047)
Salary - £19,819 pa – £24,657 pa + car allowance up to £1,239 pa
We have an opportunity for an Assistant Tree Officer whose main duties will include the processing of applications for works to trees in our conservation areas, providing planning officers advice on tree and landscape matters in respect of planning applications and responding to requests and enquiries on tree related matters from the Council’s range of customers. This includes carrying out site visits, the assessment of and writing reports on applications and advising residents on these matters. Appropriate training will be provided.
You will need to be:
Demonstrable interest and experience in tree related matters
- A strong team player with a flexible, calm and positive approach
- Organised and able to work on your own initiative as well as part of a team to meet deadlines
- Excellent customer care skills, with the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
- Computer literate with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Word
A full driving licence and use of a vehicle is essential.
For an informal discussion please contact Irene Fletcher on 01444 477445.
Close Date: 12 February 2019
Interview Date: 6 March 2019