Arboricultural Officer

Location
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Salary
Salary: £28,485 - £32,485
Posted
14 Sep 2017
Closes
06 Oct 2017
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Arboricultural Officer

Job reference –NBC201728

Grade: Scale 6

Salary: £28,485 - £32,485

Northampton’s Waterside Enterprise Zone – Capitalizes on the towns clear strengths – Its Central location, diverse economy and appetite for Success

An opportunity has arisen for an Arboricultural Officer at Northampton Borough Council. The Council is working towards becoming an employer of choice with its Vision of a Northampton – Ambitious, Prosperous, Proud supported by the Values of Leadership, Integrity, Service Excellence, Challenge and Responsibility.

Our Planning Team needs an enthusiastic and motivated Arboricultural Officer to provide specialist advice upon a wide range of tree related issues including, Tree Preservation Orders and reviews, Conservation Area notifications, planning applications that affect trees, High Hedges, and appeals.

The post holder will need to respond to Council Members, other officers throughout the Council, amenity groups and members of the public, and liaise with applicants and or their agents over tree-related proposals.

In offering advice the post holder will need to be able to demonstrate consistency and balance between the stakeholders’ often competing and conflicting demands.

To apply please visit: http://www.northampton.gov.uk/directory-record/2120/arboricultural-officer/category/167/all-vacancies

Closing Date: Friday 6 October2017, 12noon

Interviews: Monday 23 October 2017

For more information or an informal discussion please contact Jane Jennings on 01604 837637

Previous applicants need not reapply