Tree Surgeon Supervisor

We are looking for a Team Leader/Manager who is a confident climber, presentable, has good communication skills and can manage our Tree Team in their technical operations. This is a new role and will require a mix of office based tasks, site visits and when required to be operational and work on-site with the team.

We are looking for a Team Leader/Manager who is a confident climber, presentable, has good communication skills and can manage our Tree Team in their technical operations.

This is a new role and will require a mix of office based tasks, site visits and when required to be operational and work on-site with the team.

Reporting to the Parks General Manager, the postholder will be required to:

To supervise the Tree Team to ensure that all operations are completed on time and to the highest standard.

You will be a clear communicator and motivator and able to manage all aspects of health and safety in regular team meetings and on site.

Meet with both our internal and external customers to discuss and plan works, including Traffic Management and MWEPS where required.

To manage the Tree Surgery Team who undertake all aspects of tree surgery with particular emphasis on climbing and high-level tree work operations to industry standards in accordance with the needs of the particular tree species and their associated environment.

You will be highly motivated and able to work to an extremely high standard of both safety and quality.

As well as a competitive salary, the Council offers Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) membership, subsidised parking for work and leisure, public transport discounts, free swimming and gym membership, cycle purchase scheme, learning and development opportunities, flexible working opportunities, wellbeing support, lifestyle benefits and the opportunity to work with great colleagues.

For more information about this role please contact Lisa Stannard lisa.stannard@ipswich.gov.uk

Please download the Job Description and Person Specification to find out more about this role: Job Description and Person Specification

The selection process will be an interview. Interviews will be held on week commencing 29th April 2024.

The assessment interview process will be carried out remotely via Skype for Business, Microsoft teams or in person.

Early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to interview candidates who meet the essential criteria prior to the closing date and / or to close the opportunity to applicants once we receive sufficient applications.

Please note CVs are not accepted.

Location

Various Park Locations

Salary

£36,648 – £38,223

Application closing date

26th April 2024
 

Job type

37 hours per week

Permanent

Requisition reference

REQ00835

Office

Ipswich Borough Council

Grafton House
15-17 Russell Road
Ipswich,
IP1 2DE

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