Senior Landscape & Arboricultural Officer

Bournemouth, Dorset
£32,486 - £35,444
16 Mar 2018
02 Apr 2018
Full Time
Contract Type

Senior Landscape & Arboricultural Officer

Grade 9 (£32,486 to £35,444)

This post is based in Planning Services and key responsibilities include: making recommendations on and signing off works to trees with a Tree Preservation Order (TPO) applications and providing advice to planning officers on development schemes. The post is also responsible for the day to day management of 2 other members of staff, as well as taking a lead role at the Council’s Planning Board.

You should have degree level or equivalent qualification such as Arboriculture, Landscape Architecture or Forestry, or Royal Forestry Society Professional Diploma in Arboriculture, and have professional/full membership of a relevant professional body.

Good written and verbal communication skills are essential. You will have the ability to be organised, to prioritise, work independently and to lead others.

The postholder must have a clean driving licence. The Council operates a flexible working hours scheme.

For an informal discussion please email

Closing date: 2 April 2018

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t. 01202 458838 or 01202 454775 (24- hour answerphone)