Arboricultural Officer


Haringey Council - Alexandra House

Closing Date:

11 Jun 2023

Job description

Contract terms

Starting salary: PO2 (£37,725 – £40,614)
Work Location:
 Alexandra House, 10 Station Road, N22 7TR (Hybrid working)

Hours per week: 36 per week
Contract type: Permanent
Closing date: Sunday, 11th June 2023 at 23:59

About Haringey

About us Haringey Council is one of 32 in London. Haringey is an extremely diverse borough, and the Council has set clear ambitious objectives through its borough plan to make Haringey a better place to live, encourage investment and create opportunities that all can share. Haringey’s vision for the future is one of sustainable growth, in housing and jobs and on helping our residents and businesses take advantage of that growth. We have got huge ambitions for Haringey. As the shape of local government continues to change, we are determined to rise to the challenge and find new ways to ensure that our residents enjoy the best opportunities in life. Working at Haringey gives you the opportunity to play a part in meeting those ambitions on behalf of everyone who calls the borough their home.

About the role

To help us manage and maintain Haringey’s trees. To provide professional advice and support on all tree related matters in accordance with Council strategies, current legislation, industry best practice and published guidance. To assist with the coordination of all matters relating to the procurement and monitoring of tree maintenance in the borough, maintaining close working relationships with a range of stakeholders including other council services such as Highways, Parks, Haringey Homes, in addition to residents, contractors and councillors.

About the team

Our dynamic and close-knit team of officers in the Tree and Nature Conservation Service. Together, we preserve and protect our natural resources, fostering a strong sense of camaraderie and unity. Contribute to our mission of conservation and sustainability, making a lasting impact on our precious ecosystems.

About you

We are looking for a candidate with 3 years’ experience working in the Arboricultural Industry and at least 2 years’ experience working as a Local Authority Arboricultural Officer. You should have a good working knowledge of existing legislation, industry best practice and tree work operations. You should also have knowledge of basic tree biology; pests; diseases and disorders that affect trees. You must be able to undertake tree surveys/ inspections, preferably using Confirm Arboriculture and must also have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Working for Haringey

At Haringey Council we are committed to creating a workplace culture where all our people feel valued, included, and able to be their best at work, and we recognise the benefits of a diverse workforce so welcome applications from all ethnicities and communities so that we continue to make a difference to our residents and community. Our benefits package includes a leave entitlement of 30 days + bank holidays, potential hybrid working opportunities, health and wellbeing support, a generous local government pension scheme and a range of discount schemes across leisure and culture that provide both financial and money-saving discounts.

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