Derby City Council Jobs Near Me – Arborist

  • Full Time
  • Derby

Website Derby City Council

Application closing date
Working Pattern
Full time
Grade E. £21,695 – £23,484
Contractual hours
Full time
Job category/type
Parks / Gardens
Job description
Directorate: Communities and Place
Hours: 37
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Street Pride, 15 Stores Road, Derby DE21 4BD
Derby City Council (DCC) is offering the opportunity for an arborist to join our expanding team of experienced arborists. Currently we provide a wide range of arboricultural and plant healthcare services from our depot within the City of Derby to the residents and business owners of Derby City.
Applicants should have experience in all aspects of tree work, planting, and plant healthcare. A full driving license is essential along with all relevant NPTC qualifications. A good sound knowledge of tree identification and specific species care would be beneficial.
Applicants should be committed to preserving and enhancing the urban treescape and parkland areas as well as development of their own skills and knowledge. Staff will be expected to interact with communities daily. The successful candidate will be expected to have safe, positive, polite and diplomatic personal skills.
In return DCC offers a competitive starting salary of £21,322 per annum with a minimum of 26 days annual leave and all public holidays. DCC also offers an excellent pension scheme. You will have access to the latest arboricultural vehicles, equipment and machinery through our continued expansion and improvement policies. DCC will be committed to your personal development through the latest industry training and refreshment of current qualifications as per industry best practise. All relevant Personal Protective Equipment will be provided.

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