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Vacancy details

Tree Maintenance Officer

Reference W100/19
Location Wakefield District
Salary £21,708 - £24,414
Hours 37
Closing Date 27 August 2019
Contact Mike English, Landscape Manager on 01977 788845.

We are looking for experienced and well motivated tree climbers/maintenance officers to help ensure that all WDH trees remain in a safe and healthy condition.

As part of our Landscape Team you will work both from the ground and within the tree canopy using specialised equipment in order to maintain trees to high quality standards whilst also ensuring that safe working practice is applied at all times to protect personal and public safety.

Applicants will have:

  • relevant experience of working in a similar customer focused role;
  • the experience of and ability to carry out all tree work to British Standards through the use of appropriate arboriculture equipment and machinery;
  • an understanding of the concept of customer care;
  • proven awareness of health and safety procedures; and
  • the ability to carry out a range of general duties that will have a positive impact on our environments.

Applicants will need a valid UK driving licence and the ability to tow trailers under D1E of the UK driving licence regulations in order to travel throughout the district and to locations required by the business.

Please note: Working hours are flexible and will include some evening and weekend working especially during times of adverse weather conditions. The role will also require you to respond to emergency situations on our estates which will include work out of normal office hours as required.

WDH is accredited by Investors in People, which means we recognise that our employees are our most valuable asset. Among the benefits of joining us, all new starters receive an annual leave entitlement linked to length of service, access to a fantastic Employee Benefits discount scheme, auto-enrolment into a Local Government Pension Scheme and the opportunity to request flexible working arrangements.

You can also contact our Recruitment Team on 01977 724698.

Please note: we do not accept CVs.