Neighbourhood First Arboricultural Specialist Wanted - Lewes / Eastbourne

Tree Officer Lewes and Eastbourne, South East (United Kingdom) Full Time

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Neighbourhood First Arboricultural Specialist

Salary: up to £34,723 pa (depending on experience and qualifications)

Hours: 37 hours a week

Contract: permanent

Based: Lewes and Eastbourne

We are seeking a positive individual with drive and enthusiasm to join our Green consultancy team at Lewes District and Eastbourne Borough Council to deliver some key environmental improvement projects.

The Green Consultancy Team is dynamic, high performing, fast paced and plays a substantial role in delivering an attractive and varied environment throughout Lewes District and the Borough of Eastbourne. 

The main roles of the Arboricultural specialist is to deal with planning applications under the TPO legislation, to assess trees for suitability of new TPOs and to support planning officers to produce developments that create a suitable green environment.

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Preferred Skills

We require the postholder to hold a relevant qualification to a minimum level 3, be able to inspect and manage our tree stocks using Arbortrack in both authorities, programme and oversee tree works using our framework of contractors and manage budgets.

Working as part of an effective team across Lewes District and Eastbourne ensuring a responsive customer journey using mobile technology to report issues and pick up tasks. You will need to be proactive, self-motivated and wellorganised with excellent communication skills and the ability to use your initiative and will have a strong commitment to providing service excellence.

This is a role which can be undertaken remotely at a variety of locations and working from home but with an emphasis on being able undertake site visits.therefore it is essential that you have a full, current driving licence.

You will be proactive, self-motivated, and well organised with excellent communication skills and the ability to use your initiative, and you will have a strong commitment to providing service excellence.

For further information about the role including details on how to apply, please click on the Apply button. 

The closing date: 12 noon 4th October 2023.

Interview date to be confirmed.

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Lewes & Eastbourne Councils

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