Tree Risk Management Co-ordinator

Hamilton Building, Conway Street, Birkenhead, Merseyside, CH41 4FD
£41,675 - £44,632
28 May 2019
28 Jun 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

2 Years fixed term

Big changes. No excuses. That's what we're delivering at Wirral Council. We've got ambitious targets to meet by 2020. To achieve everything, we have promised to our residents, we need people who are driven and ready to deliver the very best for our communities. 

Wirral is home to vibrant, energetic and engaged communities, people who take real ownership of their local area and are passionate about making Wirral a better place. It is a fantastic place to live, work and visit. 

We are an employer who supports, who is flexible but who demands the very best.

In this role, we are looking for someone who can implement and manage tree risk management strategies. You'll lead on the establishment of a tree risk management system and activity across the Council working with colleagues in parks and countryside, assets, highways and with tenants and those with third party agreements You will ensure that the methodology and recommendations set out in the tree risk management system report by The Environmental Partnership (TEP) are implemented.

You'll need to be qualified in Level 4 to 6 in Arboriculture or related discipline. 

Your experience should include, working on own initiative, to deal with complex issues and develop innovative solutions and then successfully leading on this change. Experience of development, procurement and effectively managing contracts is essential. The successful applicant will need to display strong networking and stakeholder management skills, you will need a track record of high levels of communication skills, both orally and in writing, in order to disseminate complex information to a wide range of audiences including non-specialists.

Above all you will be looking to improve the way we engage with our employees/residents/customers to ensure they are at the heart of everything we do.

For an informal discussion please contact Colin Clayton - 0151 691 8361

We want people who are driven and ready to deliver. It is a fantastic place to live, work and visit. We are an employer who supports, who is flexible but who demands the very best.

No holding back. No excuses. Just change Wirral.

Bring it on.

Applications returnable by Tuesday 11th June 2019
Please quote reference Vacancy number: 0000026925