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.
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