1. Job Vacancy

Tree Inspector, Ashford, Kent

Starting salary £24,791 per annum | Permanent full time 37 hours per week |

An exciting career opportunity has arisen for a suitably qualified and experienced individual to play a key role within the Highways & Transportation Section’s Soft Landscape Team. This technical inspection role will cover all aspects of highway related tree management including programmed tree asset inspections and ad-hoc reactive site visits to meet customer demand and emergency situations. The ability to travel independently and work across the entire county will be a pre-requisite.

The organisation prides itself on its gold standard level of customer care and the successful candidate will be instrumental in delivering this through the provision of high quality front line arboricultural services. 

You will be suitably experienced in highway tree inspections able to specify, schedule and supervise tree works and poses the ability to communicate effectively across a multitude of stakeholders. We will also consider a recent graduate seeking to establish themselves within the industry. A good understanding of tree related legislation will be required and applicants will need to demonstrate good computer literacy skills including experience of mapping systems and the use data capture hardware in the field. Knowledge of Confirm arboriculture, GIS, PICUS & Restiograph decay detection would be welcomed.

A good understanding of tree related legislation will be required and applicants will need to demonstrate good computer literacy skills including experience of GIS and the use data capture hardware in the field. Knowledge of Confirm arboriculture and experience of using PICUS & Resistograph decay detection equipment would be welcomed.

This post is considered by KCC to be a customer-facing position. The Council therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English/Welsh sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the Job Description/Person Specification.

The ability to travel across a wide geographical area in a timely and flexible manner at various times of the day is essential.

To view and download the job description and person specification for this role please click here.

For further information on this role please contact Aubrey Furner on 03000 413631.

Interview Date(s): 13th March

Closing date: 6th March

For further information https://kenthrbc.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/tree-inspector-2117 

 

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