Arborist - Derby

Arborist Climber Derby City, East Midlands (United Kingdom) Full Time£21,000 - £23,000 (GBP)

Derby City council

About the Company

Derby City Council
Local Authority
East Midlands

Professional membership

About the job

Directorate: Communities and Place
Hours: 37 hours a week
Contract type: Permanent
Location: 15 Stores Road, Derby, DE21 4BD

Derby City Council (DCC) is offering the opportunity for an arborists to join our expanding team of experienced arborists. Currently we provide a wide range of arboricultural and plant healthcare services from our depot within the City of Derby to the residents and business owners of Derby City.

Applicants should have experience in all aspects of tree work, planting and plant healthcare. A full driving license is essential along with all relevant NPTC qualifications. A good sound knowledge of tree identification and specific species care would be beneficial.

Applicants should be committed to preserving and enhancing the urban treescape and parkland areas as well as development of their own skills and knowledge. Staff will be expected to interact with communities on a daily basis. As such the successful candidate will be expected to have safe, positive, polite and diplomatic personal skills.

In return DCC offers a competitive Grade E salary of £21,322 rising to £23,080 a year with a minimum of 26 days annual leave and all public holidays. DCC also offers an excellent pension scheme. You will have access to the latest arboricultural vehicles, equipment and machinery through our continued expansion and improvement policies. DCC will be committed to your personal development through the latest industry training and refreshment of current qualifications as per industry best practice. All relevant Personal Protective Equipment will be provided.

Any Queries please contact
Douglas Monaghan (Derby City Council Tree Officer)
Tel: 01332 640244 Or Email your interest to us via the application system below.

Please be aware that where there are staff within the organization who are 'at risk' of redundancy, requirements to redeploy to another suitable role will apply and take priority

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Preferred Skills

Applicants should have experience in:
• All aspects of physical tree work complying to British Standard 3998:2010 Tree Works Recommendations
• Tree planting
• A full driving license is essential.
• All relevant NPTC qualifications.
• A good sound knowledge of tree identification.
• Applicants should also have a full working knowledge of the latest tree climbing techniques. Experience running crews and job sites based on technical specifications.

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