Highways Arboriculture Officer

Posted 21 February 2024
Salary £25 - 27 per hour
Job type Contract - Full Time
Job duration6 Months
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameNick Ackerman

Job description

What we need:

Our client are a busy local authority responsible for over 9000km of public highway across the county. We are assisting them to find a full time Arboriculture Officer.
What you will do on the job:

This will be focusing specifically on managing the Ash tree population affected by the dieback disease and removing where there is a risk to collapse on the public highway.
This will mean travelling the councils highway network and carrying out inspections on all Ash trees identified and managing accordingly.
This will be for one full time , full time is 37 hours per week.
What you will need to succeed:

·Level 4 Certificate in Arboriculture or QCF equivalent.
·Previous experience in Arboriculture inspections
·Experience can be gained from a previous job or during education
·Must be qualified to Level 4 in Arboriculture
·Must have own vehicle and licence
·Must be happy to work outside in various working conditions.
·Fulfil the travel requirements of the post and be able to carry out site visits and inspections at locations across Hampshire, sometimes in hard to reach areas.
Desirable experience:

Practical knowledge of
·Trees and development
·Trees and damage to built structures
·Tree selection and planting
·Inspecting trees on highways
·Ezytreev software
·Confirm software
What you will get in return:

Working for a fantastic well-established Arb team this will be a great opportunity to work in stunning locations and the great brutish outdoors throughout the summer. You will be paid £25.00 - £27.00 per hour.
What to do now:

If you are interested in the position described and match the criteria please contact Nick on 02393876072 or email your CV to nick.ackerman@carringtonwest.com.


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