Forester / Arborist x2
Parks and Countryside’s Forestry section has a vacancy for two experienced Forester / Arborists.
You will be required to have considerable practical working experience in an Aboricultural / Forestry environment, together with NPTC Certificates CS30 through to 48 or their superseded / current equivalents. A full clean HGV C1 + E driving licence and experience in the use of heavy Forestry plant and equipment is also essential to the post, together with knowledge of how LOLER applies to the post and knowledge of protected and priority biodiversity species.
The post holders must be over the age of 18 years to comply with legislation relating to the use of chainsaws and must be prepared to give 24 hours, 7 days a week call out cover on a rota system, to undertake emergency work throughout the city.
Work will be outside in all weathers and will include all aspects of Forestry maintenance.
For more information, and to apply for this position, please visit the Leeds City Council jobs site at www.leeds.gov.uk/jobs (job ref. 15315).
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