Arboriculture Officer Wanted - Haywards Heath

Tree Officer Haywards Heath, West Sussex, South East (United Kingdom) Part Time£26,000 - £29,000 (GBP)

Mid Sussex District Council

About the Company

Here at Mid Sussex District Council we are located in an area of outstanding natural beauty. We are proud of our customer service levels and our priority is to work collaboratively to ensure the best possible customer experience for all residents and businesses.

The Council offices are in the centre of Haywards Heath with free staff parking and within walking distance of the newly rebuilt mainline station.

About the job

Salary from £26,511 to £28,672 pa pro rata for 21.12 hours per week fixed term for 18 months subject to experience + Car allowance up to £1,239 pa

Fixed Term Contract

Are you an experienced Arboriculture Officer looking for a new opportunity?
Are you determined to take an active role in the management and protection of trees and have a strong a desire to offer excellent customer service?

If you can answer yes to these questions you could become a vital part of our Commercial Services and Contracts Division which focusses on expertly managing and monitoring key, front line contracted services. This Division oversees Waste, Landscapes, Leisure and Parking Services.

Mid Sussex have an exciting opportunity available for an individual looking to develop a career within Local Authority tree and countryside management as a Part-Time Arboriculture Officer. The successful candidate will quickly learn skills and develop knowledge to be a key resource with a sound technical knowledge and a clear understanding of how an arboricultural service fits within the council in this attractive part of West Sussex.

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

Closing date: 6 February 2022
Interview Date: 21 and 23 February 2022

Preferred Skills

To be successful in the role, we’ll expect you to be a confident and motivated self-starter with an appetite for learning and developing. You will have an in-depth knowledge of tree management, along with excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Experience of working with contractors, residents, Councillors, and other departments to achieve best practice is also an essential requirement.

Excellent customer service skills are vital as you will be a key point of contact for members of the public and dealing with them professionally is a key part of this role.

Mid Sussex District Council is a forward-thinking organisation, and we need like-minded people to drive our ambitious agenda forward. If you are looking to join the council, you need to thrive in an environment that embraces technology and smart working and provide the highest quality services.

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