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Job Vacancy - Arboricultural Officer

Job Vacancy - Arboricultural Officer

Reference: CBC22007
Salary details: £28,672 - £31,346 per year
Job term: Permanent
Appointment type: Full-time
Hours: 37 hours per week
Location: Stongravels Depot
Department: Parks and open spaces
 Leisure Culture & Community Wellbeing

CBC22007 - Job description and person specification.

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 An exciting opportunity has arisen to work within the management of trees and woodlands within the Chesterfield borough, alongside delivery of the practical functions of the service, the successful post holder will be involved with the development of new initiatives and management planning.

The job will entail the management of the Council’s trees and tree service and contributing to ensuring the Council’s resilience to meet our climate change commitments.

You will work with officers across our services from green spaces and street scene to housing and planning and you will provide guidance and assistance in all tree related matters.

On a day to day basis you will carry out practical tree works but the majority of your responsibilities will include surveys and assessments, responding to enquiries, managing the Council tree contracts and our contractors.

Applications are sought from skilled and experienced arborists who are seeking to progress their career towards a technical and managerial role.

Working in local government is a highly satisfying and rewarding experience in so many ways. In return for the contribution you’ll make to our local community, you’ll enjoy an excellent range of benefits like flexi-time and agile working arrangements, fantastic opportunities for training and development, a generous Local Government pension scheme and an excellent employee health and well-being programme 

How to apply

CVs are not accepted, please download and complete the application form below and return it by email to Your application must be received no later than the closing date shown below.

See our guide to applying for tips on how to complete your application form and for details of other ways to apply.

Closing date: 31 January 2022
Provisional interview date: 14 February 2022


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Last updated on 12 January 2022