Arboriculture Officer

Borough of Broxbourne
Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
£29,500 - £30,300 pa
Closing date
6 Nov 2020

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Broxbourne Environmental Services Trading Limited (BEST) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Broxbourne Borough Council delivering the Council’s domestic refuse and recycling collections, commercial waste collections, street cleansing, grounds maintenance and cemetery services, plus a range of other activities.


Salary £29,500 - £30,300 pa

The Council is committed to delivering a high standard of tree and grounds maintenance in its parks, golf course and sports pitches, cemeteries and other amenities.

In this post, you will be responsible for day to day management of the arboricultural service that includes monitoring of the arboriculture contract, a planned programme of tree surveys, dealing with residents’ tree enquiries including tree preservation orders, manage the tree database system, prepare contract specifications and reports and ensure a value for money service for all arboriculture works.

The successful candidate will be computer literate and have a National Diploma in Arboriculture or equivalent with experience in arboriculture work and working with volunteers in the local community.  A manual driving licence is essential.

The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in fluent English is essential in this post.

We are committed to safer recruitment, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The benefits package includes:

  • A full training and development programme
  • Nest Pension Scheme membership
  • Free membership to two local leisure centres, which includes free access to gyms, swimming pools, fitness classes, racket sport sessions, a health suite and a range of generous discounts across other leisure and culture services.
  • Smart uniform
  • Comprehensive benefits and discount scheme

BEST is an Equal Opportunities employer.

Details and application forms for all job vacancies are listed on BEST’s website.

Application forms must be submitted online by midnight 6th November quoting the relevant reference.

BEST c/o Borough Offices, Bishops’ College, Churchgate, Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, EN8 9XQ

Telephone: 01992 785509, Email:


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