Assistant Tree Officer - Oxfordshire
South Oxfordshire District Council
About the CompanySouth Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse district councils have been working together since 2005.
The councils employ around 400 staff and we are proud to be an equal opportunities employer.
The councils understand the importance of work-life balance and offer flexible working, annualised hours and support staff training and development.
About the jobAssistant Tree Officer
Salary: £26,897 - £31,471 per annum
Hours: Full time
South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse District Councils are seeking a qualified arborist to work within the council’s Forestry Service. This is an exciting and varied role working with a team of specialist advisers who are helping to shape the future environment of southern Oxfordshire.
You must have professional experience of working within the arboricultural industry and be able to demonstrate sound practical knowledge. The role offers opportunity for the right candidate to gain further qualifications and a wide range of experience in a supportive working environment alongside a team of 3 other Tree Officers.
Duties will include:
• Assist the councils’ in responding to tree work applications for work to protected trees
• Provide arboricultural advice to members of the public, tree surgery contractors and a wide range of other customers
• Assist the councils’ in monitoring tree protection on construction sites
• Assist the councils’ planning service, advising on the arboricultural impact of proposed developments
If you have a positive team working approach and are looking to develop your knowledge and experience this is an excellent opportunity to further your career.
You may have experience of the following: Tree Surgeon, Tree Surveyor, Arboricultural Consultant, Tree Officer, Forestry, etc.
Ref: 102 722
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