Post Name
Arboricultural Technician
Vacancy Description
Post ref: PSN000105
Contract: Permanent
Location: City Hall
Hours: Full time, 37 hours per week
Grade: 4
Salary: £21,693 to £23,866
Closing date: Monday 25 March 2019
Interview date: Friday 5 April 2019

Norwich is looking for a Arboricultural technician, working within the Parks and open space team the technician will be assisting in the management of all aspects of the council’s urban tree environment.

Working under the supervision of the Lead Arboricultural Officer and with the support of the Arboricultural Officer, the Arboricultural Technician will assist in providing an efficient, effective and economic customer focused tree management service for Council managed trees. The work will include carrying out tree inspections, recording findings and arranging work on council owned trees as well as dealing with customer enquiries relating to the council’s tree stock.

You should have a nationally recognised qualification in arboriculture, a good working knowledge of tree legislation including best practice guidelines. A sound knowledge of common tree species and biology, including pests and diseases is also desirable.

With excellent communication skills both written and verbal, you will be a competent pc user, have the ability to work to deadlines and use your own initiative.

This role involves sites visits, which may have difficult or uneven terrain and some work maybe outside of normal working hours.

As part of the interview process for this vacancy, we will be asking the applicants to undertake a tree inspection on a city centre tree.

Closing date: Monday 25 March 2019
Interview date: Friday 5 April 2019

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