Arborist

Location
Greenwich, London (Greater)
Salary
£24.462 - £25.809
Posted
14 Jun 2019
Closes
07 Jul 2019
Ref
REC/19/00286
Sector
Environment
Contract Type
Contract

Greenwich values its many trees and takes pride in caring for them, ensuring they are maintained to a high standard for the benefit and enjoyment of all.

In order to assist us in this important role we are seeking an experienced Climbing Arborist who has NPTC / LANTRA qualifications in chainsaw use and climbing operation units for an 18 month fixed term contract. You must also be experienced in all aspects of arboricultural work and have a good knowledge of the identification of tree species.

Your duties will include the assisting with the removal of Oak Processionary Moth nests and the maintenance and making safe of all trees anywhere in the Borough using the relevant tools and equipment and ensuring the safety of the public and work colleagues at all times.

Participation in the 24 hour emergency call-out rota may be required each month for one week; a payment of £63.42 will be paid for this period.

A full UK driving licence is required and an HGV licence an advantage.

 

Royal Borough of Greenwich values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this. We therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.

Royal Borough of Greenwich reserves the right to close any vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date should there be a high volume of applications received.

All vacancies close at midnight unless otherwise stated

Each application is scored according to how well the supporting statement addresses each point on the Person Specification for the role. Candidates will be short-listed for interview on the extent to which they meet the specific points within the Person Specification. The Person Specification is supplied with the job advert. When completing your application, please use the supporting statement section to tell us how you meet each of the points on the Person Specification. We need to have this information in order to consider your application.