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Tree Surgeon

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Organisation:Leicestershire County Council 

Working Hours: Full Time , Hours per week - 37 


Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:Dalby Road, Melton, Leicester, LE13 0BL 


Closing date:26 April 2019 at midnight 

Tree Surgeon: Grade 9
Salary Range: £24,801 - £26,925pa
To work as part of a team to deliver a best value, customer-focussed service throughout Leicestershire and occasionally, surrounding counties. You will provide a comprehensive and professional arboriculture service for all trees under the jurisdiction of Leicestershire County Council and other clients in the private sector in the County of Leicestershire and surrounding counties.
Activities included in this job specification are: Tree surgery and felling; Planting and maintenance; Hedge layering; Planting schemes
• National Highways Sector Scheme 12D
• National recognised Certificate in Arboriculture / Horticulture.
• Relevant NPTC, (‘CS’) Units including
    - Maintain & Operate Chainsaw
    - Tree Felling
    - Tree climbing
    - Use of Chainsaw from rope & harness
    - Conduct Ariel rescue
• Pesticides Application Certificate PA1 & PA6.
• Valid Driving Licence
• Mobile Elevated Works Platform license                                                                                                                                              OR                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
• Demonstrable evidence of the skills and experience as outlined in the job description, together with a commitment to attain the essential qualifications
Please see the Job Description / Person Specification which are attached further down on this page.
For informal enquires please contact Mark Aylott Tel: 0116 305 7301 Email:
Leicestershire County Council is committed to Smarter Working and understands the benefits of supporting employees to manage their work and life balance, whilst meeting the needs of the service. We are supportive of flexible working and candidates who wish to discuss this should contact Mark. Aylott (recruiting manager) to discuss what is possible for this role.
Please apply sending us your CV as well a supporting statement, detailing how you meet the requirements of the post. The supporting statement should be no longer than 500 words and be incorporated into your CV, to form a single document
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