About the Role
The Arboriculture Operations Specialist will lead on delivering the maintenance of tree stock at Reigate & Banstead Borough Council’s Riverside Green Chain sites, in Horley. They will also act as a key contact on site between contractors undertaking works on site and the Officers commissioning them.
The role will involve undertaking a full range of arboricultural works including pruning, felling and working at height.
About the Person
• A conscientious and highly motivated person with at least 3 years’ experience in delivering a full range of arboriculture operations, including working at height.
• Qualified in tree felling, climbing and using chainsaws & wood chippers.
• A confident leader of operational teams and licenced to drive vehicles towing trailers & chippers.
• Good written and verbal communication skills are essential, together with strong organisational ability and accurate attention to detail.
In exchange for your expertise, experience and enthusiasm, we will offer support in continuing your personal and career development, in addition to providing a wide range of employment linked benefits.
We provide you with competitive annual leave, and contribute 15% towards the LGPS pension scheme. You will also have access to a range of discounts including local and high street stores, and salary sacrifice schemes including a cycle lease scheme, and ‘Better’ leisure centre membership.
For an informal discussion about the role, please call Michael Hill, Greenspaces Operations Manager on 01737 276391.
We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer, supporting the guaranteed interview scheme for disabled and ex-armed forces candidates, who meet the essential criteria for the role.
Closing date: 20th October 2019
Interview date: 29th October 2019
Values and Behaviours
Our great working environment and the values and behaviours of every individual and team in the Council, help to evolve the culture of our organisation to become more commercial, innovative and embracing of change. Successful applicants to our career opportunities will be able to demonstrate they share the values and behaviours we seek in our organisation.