Senior Arborist

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 22/07/2021 23:59
Grade 5 (SCP 17-22) £24,491 - £27,041
Shift Allowance, Standby/Call Out
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Environmental Services / Waste / Recycling/ Parks
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Parsons Depot, Washington
Post Number:
Number of posts:
Closing date:
22 Jul
Further Information

We are looking to recruit a Senior Arborist to join our busy and expanding Environmental Services Arboricultural Team. As a fully qualified Senior Arborist you will be ready to lead a small team to carry out a full range of duties including aerial harness rescue, climbing and cutting work at height, large tree felling, platform lift work, making safe in the aftermath of storm & accidental damage, chipping, and tree safety inspections. The successful candidate will be suitably confidant and qualified to undertake a variety of Arboricultural operations using a range of equipment and machinery, including chainsaws, pole saws, chippers, and stump grinders etc.

Candidates will have a full UK driving licence, and there is a business desire for candidates to be licensed to drive vehicles weighing up to 7.5 tons and hold a valid CPC card, and be able to tow a chipper and/or other types of towed equipment. Candidates shortlisted for interviewing will be asked to submit a copy of their qualifications at the time of interview.

For an informal discussion, please contact Tom Cowe via email at tom.cowe@sunderland.gov.uk and provide your phone number for a call back.

Applications should be made on-line at northeastjobs.org.uk/sunderlandcitycouncil. For further assistance contact Operational HR Services by email: jobs@sunderland.gov.uk

Please note that CVs are not acceptable.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered online with North East Jobs, including your invitation to any online assessment you are required to undertake and your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email inbox after the closing date for notifications as you may not be notified by any other means. Please remember to check your junk mail items.

Please be advised if you have not heard from us in six weeks after the closing date please assume you have not been shortlisted.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.