Arboricultural Consultant Wanted - Chelmsford

Consultant Chelmsford, East of England (United Kingdom) Full Time£36,000 - £41,000 (GBP)

About the job

We are seeking an experienced Arboricultural Consultant with a Level 4 qualification, or equivalent by experience.  You will deliver a range of high quality, professional, client-focused arboricultural services, including tree inventories, tree safety surveys, pest and disease surveys, veteran tree surveys, BS5837, tree planting and management, and development management, and will complete specialist tasks on multi-disciplinary projects.  The role provides an unusual mixture of local authority tree officer duties and consultancy work, and so provides an ideal opportunity to broaden career experience and gain new skills.

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Preferred Skills

You will have detailed knowledge of tree species and arboricultural principles and experience of applying these in the context of legislation, policy and best practice. You will have good written and verbal communication skills to enable you to deal effectively with clients.

Proficient technical practitioner with knowledge and experience of arboricultural assessments, such as inventories; visual tree inspection and valuation methodologies, BS5837, subsidence, pest, disease and tree risk identification and survey; tree management and planting; development management; legislation, standards, and guidance; and related office and site-based practices and procedures.

Benefits Offered

We are striving to develop our already effective arboricultural team, with an emphasis on personal development and teamwork to deliver sustainable excellence.  We want our people to grow with us and so we take the wellbeing of the members of our team very seriously.  For the right individuals, we offer a competitive salary, a generous benefit and training package, and a truly varied workload.

About the Company

Place Services

Place Services is a leading provider of integrated environmental assessment, planning, design and management services throughout Essex and the East of England. Our unique position as a traded unit of Essex County Council, integrating public, private and third sector, has enabled us to develop a broad and diverse client base, creating an innovative and challenging working environment where success is rewarded.

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