1. Job Vacancy

Tree Preservation Officer - Islington

Main area: Environment and Regeneration

Grade: PO3, £37,650 - £40,653 p.a

Contract: Permanent

Hours: Full Time, 35 hours per week

Job ref: ER/5381/SA

Site: Islington Town Hall, Upper St, London N1 2UD

Closing: 31/03/2019 23:59..

We are looking for a motivated individual to join Islington Tree Service as a Tree Preservation Officer.

The Tree Preservation Officer will be responsible for undertaking a range of arboricultural and planning related duties. This will include providing arboricultural observations and assist in the determination and enforcement of planning applications, tree preservation orders (T.P.O) tree work applications and conservation area notifications within the requisite time periods. Ensuring that tree loss through development is appropriately mitigated and advising on tree related policy and strategy.

As a Tree Preservation Officer, you will need to be knowledgeable, highly motivated, an effective team player, and have the ability to understand and meet targets and deadlines. You will need to have the ability to learn and assimilate new information while also being an excellent communicator.

The Tree Preservation Officer will supervise a Tree Officer (Planning), assisting with their development and work program.

Having experience of using planning database software would be valuable and previous experience of trees and planning obligations is essential. A working knowledge of BS 5837:2012 Trees in relation to Design, Demolition and Construction and the arboricultural aspects of the Town and Country Planning Act is required.

The Tree Service operate a 24 hour a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year emergency call out service. Some responsibility for the provision of this service may be required as part of this post.

If you are interested in this position and would like an informal discussion please contact:

Jon Ryan, Arboricultural Manager

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Phone: 07825 098815

Closing date:  Sunday 31st March 2019 at 23:59

Interviews & Testing Date:  23rd – 27th  April 2019

For more information please follow the link below:

Islington TPO officer post   

To apply for this position please use the online application process. Please note that the council only accepts on-line applications, no CV’s or alternative forms of applications are accepted. If you are unable to use the online process please contact the Recruitment team on 020 7527 2155 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

2. Job Vacancy

Senior Tree Inspector

Main area: Environment and Regeneration

Grade : SO2, £33,759 - £34,986 p.a.

Contract: Permanent

Hours: Full Time, 35 hours per week

Job ref: ER/5372/SG

Site:1 Cottage Road, Islington, London

Closing:15/04/2019 23:59

 

We are looking for a motivated individual to join our award winning Tree Service as a Senior Tree Inspector.

The Senior Tree Inspector will be responsible for undertaking a range of tree surveys including BS 5837 tree surveys, condition surveys and pest and disease surveys. A main function will be undertaking cyclical programmed tree inspections for our internal and external clients within and outside of Islington. Cyclical tree maintenance ensures that the Tree Service fulfils the Council’s and external client’s Duty of Care to trees that they are responsible for.

As a Senior Tree Inspector, you will need to be knowledgeable, highly motivated, an effective team player, and have the ability to understand and meet targets and deadlines. You will need to have the ability to learn and assimilate new information while also being an excellent communicator.

The Senior Tree Inspector will supervise a Tree Inspector, assisting with their development and work program.

The majority of the trees on Council owned land are recorded on our tree database, Ezytreev. Having experience of using tree database software would be valuable and a good ability to identify tree species and pest and disease is essential.

The role requires the production of plans using Computer Aided Design (CAD) software for BS 5837 reports. Experience of using CAD based software is essential.

This post will require the successful candidate to carry out their work, for the majority of their hours, outside of an office environment. A large proportion of the role will be lone working and as such, the successful candidate must be self-motivated to achieve their targets and complete tasks to specific deadlines.

The Tree Service operate a 24 hour a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year emergency call out service. Some responsibility for the provision of this service may be required as part of this post.

Closing date: 15th April 2019 at 23:59

Interviews & Testing Date:  Monday 29th April 2019

If you are interested in this position and would like an informal discussion please contact: Paul Zepler, email : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Phone: 07825 098291

To apply for this position please use the online application process - Apply online now

 

Please note that the council only accepts on-line applications, no CV’s or alternative forms of applications are accepted. If you are unable to use the online process please contact the Recruitment team on 020 7527 2155 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

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