Tree Officer

Posted 27 October 2023
Salary £35 - 40 per hour
Job type Contract - Full Time
Job duration6 Months
Discipline Town Planning
Contact NameJayden Papy

Job description

Tree Officer - Planning Team
Initial 6 Month Contract
Job Ref - 46817
A Tree Officer is required within the Planning (Development Management) team to assess trees for TPO; manage the caseload of tree works applications and consider development impacts upon trees associated with planning proposals.
The hiring manager is looking for an experienced Tree Officer.  
Roles and Responsibilities
1.Make assessments of planning applications in respect of their tree impacts
2.Suggest conditions and consider tree protection and/or landscaping details submitted
3.Assess proposals to undertake works to protected trees (TPOs or within Conservation Areas)
4.Liaise with applicants and their agents to find solutions, overcome issues or discuss concerns
5.Prepare and serve Tree Preservation Orders
6.Assist with investigation of unauthorised tree works
7.Provide advice appeal or in prosecution as required
8.Maintain up to date arboricultural knowledge
9.Provide general advice and support to elected councillors, officers of the planning service and wider Council and members of the public
Carrington West Pay Rate - £40+ per hour
Please call Jayden Papy on 02394314912 for a confidential discussion on this role, or email me or our planning team if you are short of time to chat: 
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