Tree Surgeon Technician

We are looking for two Tree Surgeon Technician’s to join our in-house Tree Surgery Team. The postholders will be required to 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.

 

We are looking for two Tree Surgeon Technician’s to join our in-house Tree Surgery Team.

Reporting to the Tree Surgeon Supervisor, the postholders will be required to:

To 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.

To organise resources required to complete a task, transporting everything to site to ensure a high-performance rate and minimizing wastage as much as possible and in so doing achieving set targets.

To undertake training and instruction as may be required by management to ensure the safe and efficient performance of the service.

Ability to use safely, maintain and direct the use of appropriate plant, equipment and machinery i.e. chainsaws, woodchippers and associated equipment, in a safe and competent manner.

You will be quick thinking and able to use your own initiative. You will be physically capable of climbing a tree and operating a chainsaw at height.  A full driving licence is essential.

As well as a good salary, we offer a career average pension scheme, generous holiday and sick pay entitlements, subsidised parking for work and leisure, public transport discounts, free swimming and gym membership, cycle purchase scheme, plenty of personal and professional development opportunities, flexible working, hybrid working opportunities, Employee Assistance Programme and the opportunity to work with great colleagues.

For more information about this role please contact Nick Wilcox via email  nick.wilcox@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 Parks Locations

Salary

£28,282 – £29,777

Application closing date

26th April 2024
 

Job type

Full Time

37 hours per week

Permanent

Requisition reference

REQ00836

Office

Ipswich Borough Council

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

Contact Us

  • 01473 432000