Arboricultural Officer

Location
64 Victoria Street, London SW1E 6QP
Salary
£33,759 - £44,373 per annum
Posted
02 Sep 2019
Closes
27 Sep 2019
Ref
WCC13741
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Arboricultural Officer

64 Victoria Street, London SW1E 6QP

£33,759 - £44,373 per annum

Full-time, Permanent 

Ref: WCC13741

About Us:

At Westminster City Council, we want to make our city an unrivalled place of choice and aspiration, where the connections we build among our teams, our residents, our businesses and our visitors grow ever stronger. Everyone who lives, works or visits here plays their part in, and benefits from, our borough’s continued success.

The Role:

You will be responsible for the inspection and management of trees across the Council’s housing estates. You will undertake condition assessments and prepare and monitor works carried out by our term contractor.  Working as part of a dedicated arboricultural team you will have opportunity to get involved in other aspects of the team’s work.

For more information about the role, please see the full Job Description

About You:

You will be an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual with have a relevant qualification in arboriculture (minimum level 3 diploma), and experience in a similar role.  It is likely you also have an accredited tree inspection qualification (e.g. LANTRA 3 day course).

In addition, you will need:

  • Sound working knowledge of arboricultural theory and practice
  • Knowledge and experience of tree surveying and inspection
  • Knowledge and experience of tree information management systems
  • Excellent communication and diplomacy skills
  • Organisational skills
  • An ability to foresee problems and find effective solutions

What We Offer:

We’re proud of the work culture and workplace environment we have at Westminster City Council. So, as well being a fantastic opportunity to improve the environment for the residents of Westminster, you’ll also enjoy a workplace where everyone has the opportunity to develop, grow and thrive.

For an informal discussion, please contact Barbara Milne, Head of Arboricultural Services on 0207 6412922 or via email bmilne@westminster.gov.uk

To apply, please click on the 'apply' link.

Closing date: 27 September 2019.