Tree Officer

Bradford Council

£21,166 pa - £23,836 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, ecology

Closing date: Sunday, 25th October 2020   4 days left

Department of Place
Sport and Culture

Tree Officer
Band 7 £21,166 pa - £23,836 pa (Pro rata for Part Time Posts) (pay award pending)
1 x 37 hours per week
Based at Central Horticultural Depot, Peel Park, 950 Bolton Road, Bradford, BD2 4BX

The Code of Practice on the English language requirement for public sector workers, Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 requires that Councils ensure that all candidates applying for customer facing posts must be assessed in order to establish their fluency in English.

The criteria under special knowledge and experience on the job profile which is shown in this advert outlines what level of fluency you will be expected to demonstrate. Therefore, it is essential that you provide examples in your application.

Bradford Council has declared a climate emergency and is committed to creating a sustainable district. We see an expanding, healthy and resilient urban forest as a key component in reaching zero carbon, improving biodiversity and supporting the health and wellbeing of everyone in the district. We are looking for an enthusiastic and knowledgeable person to join the Trees and Woodlands team to deliver these goals.

You will have an in depth knowledge of arboriculture with advanced knowledge of the working practices, procedures and basic operations relevant to tree management and operations, and well developed knowledge of the statutory, technical, regulatory, strategic and key operational issues relevant to trees and their management. You should be able to demonstrate competency and experience using digital tree management and geographical information systems.

You should have a minimum of a level 3 qualification in arboriculture with 2 years local experience tree inspection, or a degree level qualification in arboriculture.

For further information regarding this post please contact Bob Thorp on 07582 100109 or email

Closing Date: 25th October 2020

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