Tree Surgery Ground Operative

Groundsman Southampton, South East (United Kingdom) Full Time£19,000 - £21,000 (GBP)

Southampton City Council

About the job

We are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated individual to undertake the role of Tree Surgery Team Ground Operative within Southampton City Council’s Tree Surgery Team.

You will possess a professional approach to tree management and impeccable working standards. You will work within a tree surgery team to provide a visible and responsive front-line service to the local community. Your work will help to make Southampton a safer, healthier, cleaner and more attractive city.

You will have experience of working in a team in in a fast-paced working environment.

You will be competent and experienced in the use of chainsaw use on the ground. You must have a full, clean driving licence. A towing licence, a certificate of competence in the use of woodchippers and a minimum of a Level 2 qualification in arboriculture or allied discipline is desirable.

This is an excellent opportunity for a hardworking and motivated individual looking to contribute to an enthusiastic and dynamic team.

For further information about this role please view the job description.

If you feel you have the necessary background, experience and skills to undertake this role we would like to hear from you.

For further information about this role please view the job description.

If you feel you have the necessary background, experience and skills to undertake this role we would like to hear from you.

Contact details for informal discussion:

For further information and details regarding the position please contact Stephen Woollard

Additional information:

Please note: Staff must seek permission from their Service Director /Service Lead BEFORE applying for any secondment opportunity. Please refer to the Secondment Policy for more information.

This post requires an Enhanced DBS check.

Please note the salary quoted is based on full time hours (37 hours).

37 working hours per week

It is usual for successful candidates to start at the bottom of the pay grade.

To be considered for this post please submit an online application through our website:

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The supporting statement section of the application form must be completed. Unless there are specific criteria questions for you to evidence against, you will need to detail how you meet the essential, and if applicable the desirable criteria for the role. A CV on its own will not be considered.

Recruitment contact details: 023 8083 4033

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