Tree & Landscape Assistant

Employer: Gloucester City Council | Regeneration

  • Reference: Tree & Landscape Assistant
  • Published on: Wed 17/09/2014 15:39 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 17/10/2014 17:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time, Temporary
  • Hours: 3 days per week
  • Salary: £21, 067- £23,188 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Gloucester City Council, The Docks, Gloucester, GL1 2EQ

Tree and Landscape Assistant

Grade E (£21, 067- £23,188 per annum)

Fixed-term Contract for 2 years – 3 days per week

Gloucester City Council is looking for motivated self-starter to work in our Countryside and Land Service.

The post will be responsible to the Environmental Planning Manager and will involve a large amount of outdoor, on site work. Duties will include assisting the team in: the management of the City Council’s tree and shrub stock, the production of park management plans and pursuing community based park/open space improvement schemes.

You will be qualified to National Qualification Framework level 4 or above in horticulture, environmental science or similar, have a proven knowledge of plants and trees, and have some practical of tree work and/or open space management. An understanding of community development, in particular Asset Based Community Development (ABCD) would be useful.

We offer an attractive working environment in a converted listed building in Gloucester Docks, and the opportunity to work in a small friendly team that is dedicated to making a difference to Gloucester’s parks and open spaces.

If you want to know more then please phone Meyrick Brentnall, Environmental Planning Service Manager, on 01452 396829.

For an application pack, please contact Hannah Swankie on 01452 396225.

Closing date: Friday 17th October 2014

Interview date: Wednesday 29th October 2014

Equal Opportunities

Gloucester City Council is committed to increasing the diversity of employees at all levels, particularly the representation of people with disabilities, women and ethnic minorities in key positions.

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