Landscape Officer

Location
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Salary
SO1-2 - £25,951 – 30,153 Plus £840.00 London Fringe Allowance
Posted
13 Feb 2018
Closes
13 Mar 2018
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Landscape Officer
 
Hours:                       Permanent 37 Hours
 
Salary:                       SO1-2 - £25,951 – 30,153 Plus £840.00 London Fringe Allowance
 
Closing Date:          Tuesday 13th March 2018 (Midnight)

Interviews:               Tuesday 27th March 2018

About Three Rivers District Council

Three Rivers District is an attractive mixture of town and countryside, situated in South West Hertfordshire, where the protection and enhancement of trees, woodlands and the landscape have a high priority.  The Council own a number of trees in its parks and open spaces, and a woodland estate of around 240 Ha. The Tree and Landscape Unit are responsible for drawing up Management Plans for all its key sites, many of which include areas of trees and woodlands. We have achieved UK Woodland Assurance Standard accreditation since 2007 and currently have three key parks and open spaces which fly Green Flag.

The Role:-

An exciting opportunity has arisen in our lively Tree and Landscape team for a Landscape Officer to be based at Three Rivers House in Rickmansworth. One of two such officers; key duties of the post will include dealing with all aspects of tree preservation, liaising with planning officers on tree and landscape matters, and ensuring that all Council owned trees and woodlands are appropriately managed.

What we are looking for:-

You should possess enthusiasm, be well motivated and be able to demonstrate how you could become an invaluable member of the team. You should ideally have a National Diploma or equivalent in Arboriculture. A full driving licence is essential. 

How to apply:

Please go to www.threerivers.gov.uk to download an application pack

For an informal discussion please contact Julie Hughes on 01923 776611 x1392

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