Vacancy details

Landscapes Officer

Reference W078/21
Location Wakefield district
Salary £22,547 - £25,316
Hours 37
Closing Date 11 August 2021
Contact Mike English, Landscape Manager on 01977 788845

We are looking for someone to help ensure the environmental condition of our estates, including the management of our tree stock, is well maintained through a dedicated and multi skilled approach.

As part of our Landscape Team, you will work closely with local estate management to maintain trees, develop environmental initiatives and provide excellent customer service to residents. 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.

Applicants will have:

  • relevant experience of working in a similar customer focused role;
  • the experience of and ability to use a wide range of mechanical equipment, powered tools and plant including chainsaws and brushwood chipper etc ;
  • an understanding of the concept of customer care;
  • an 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 tree stock and landscape environments.

Applicants will need a valid UK driving licence and access to a vehicle on a daily basis in order to travel throughout the district and to other locations as 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.

If, after reading the job description, you would like more information about this role please contact Mike English, Landscape Manager on 01977 788845.

You can also contact our Recruitment Team on 01977 724698 or by email at recruitment@wdh.co.uk.

As an employer WDH can offer you a great set of benefits which includes:

  • 25 days holiday (rising to 30 over 5 years service) + statutory bank holidays;
  • a wide range of personal development opportunities;
  • a fantastic health and wellbeing package;
  • a very attractive pension scheme (14.3% employer contribution); and
  • "cycle to work" scheme and discounted shopping platform
  • WDH is accredited by Investors in People, which means we recognise that our employees are our most valuable asset.

    Please note: we do not accept CVs.