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Tree Officer

Organisation:Leicestershire County Council 

Working Hours: Full Time , Hours per week - 37 

Salary:£27,936 

Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:County Hall, Championship Way, Glenfield, Leicestershire, LE3 8RA 

Reference:CR0794 

Closing date:30 September 2019 at midnight 


A Tree Officer is required to join a busy specialist team which provides a forestry and arboricultural advisory service for the County Council and external bodies.  You will provide specialist advice to LCC officers, members and general public. You will be responsible for dealing with tree related enquiries and for arranging the inspection and management of the County Council's tree assets. You will assist with the running of the County Council's tree planting initiative and the promotion of good practice across other disciplines of the County Council
   
ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Enthusiastic and self motivated
  • Relevant qualification in arboriculture(minimum level 3 diploma)
  • Sound working knowledge of arboricultural theory and practice including tree biology, pathology, bio-mechanics, tree botany, trees and the law etc
  • Knowledge and experience of tree surveying and inspection
  • Knowledge and experience of tree information management systems
  • Excellent communication and diplomacy skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Ability to foresee problems and find effective solutions
  
Please see the Job Description / Person Specification which are attached further down on this page.
   
For informal enquires please contact Nick Fell, Tel: 0116 305 6920 Email: Nick.Fell@leics.gov.uk
     
We particularly welcome applicants from black, minority, ethnic (BME) communities, disabled people and lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities, as they are currently under represented within our workforce.
  
If you have any technical issues completing your application form please contact
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