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Principal Tree Officer
  • Employer: North Somerset Council
  • Reference: DTRE0220
  • Published: Thu 20/02/2020, 16:30 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 06/03/2020, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £30,000 - £34,999
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Clevedon, North Somerset

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Principal Tree Officer

Directorate:                        Development and Environment                      

Starting salary:                   JM2:- £34,788 per annum

Location:                              Based in Castlewood, Clevedon

Hours:                                   37 hours per week

Contract:                              Permanent

Closing date:                       Friday 06 March 2020


An exciting opportunity has arisen to lead the forward looking arboricultural team at North Somerset Council.


We are looking for an experienced tree professional to lead a team of two delivering all aspects of tree management.


Our tree team manages all Council owned trees; administers Tree Preservation Orders and Conservation Areas; provides technical advice for Planning applications; and contributes to the wider green infrastructure provision across the authority.


You will work in a dynamic and supportive environment that will give you opportunities to develop existing high-quality initiatives including our tree risk management programme, contributing to our re-wilding initiative by planting 50,000 trees, supporting the preparation of the Council’s green infrastructure strategy, preparing and delivering our Ash dieback action plan and working with the local community wherever possible.


Want to know more and apply?

For an informal discussion, please contact John Flannigan, Community and Environment Service Manager on 01934 427346.


Visit to download an application pack and apply online.


Anticipated interview date Week Commencing:    Monday 16 March 2020


North Somerset Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sections of our community regardless of age, disability, sex, race, religion, belief or sexual orientation. North Somerset Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


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Please apply online via the link provided. Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.

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