This is an exciting opportunity to join Lambeth’s Tree Services team, offering a wide range of tree management services in house and to private clients locally and further afield. Post holders will be part of a forward thinking and dynamic team including tree officers, tree operations staff and the wider Lambeth Landscapes operation.
The council is responsible for the management and maintenance of a large stock of trees in our public realm. We aim to ensure the Borough’s trees are maintained in a healthy and safe condition whilst maximising the environmental and economic benefits they provide.
Supporting the Tree Services Manager and Senior Tree Officer, the post holder will be responsible for recording and inspecting trees, preparing work programmes, maintaining accurate records on our tree database and issuing and auditing tree works orders. As a front-line member of staff, you will also be required to deal with tree-related enquiries including carrying out site visits anywhere in the borough and beyond in addition to overseeing various tree planting schemes. The successful candidate will have a good level of knowledge and experience working with trees including carrying out tree safety inspections. You will also hold a clean driver’s licence. The post holder will be required to have at least a Level 3 qualification in arboriculture, be able to use IT data systems and communicate clearly both in writing and verbally.
Contracted working hours are 21 per week (3 days) between Monday and Friday.
As well as good rates of pay, generous annual leave entitlement, a final salary pension scheme, successful applicants will have opportunities for training and career development.
If you are self-motivated, hard-working, and committed to delivering arboricultural services to the highest standards, then we would love to hear from you.
Job Description and Person Specification
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