Agriculture  2023-01-25 15:01:29




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Are you looking for the opportunity to develop a career in the Public Sector? We have several fantastic temporary positions available working with our client Buckinghamshire Council!

Job Title – Arboricultural Inspector
Temporary – 3-6 month contract
Location – Buckinghamshire County-wide
Work Schedule – Mix of office working, remote working and site visits
Hours – Monday to Friday – 37 hours per week, 9:00am to 5:30pm
Pay Rate – £55.99 per hour

On behalf of Buckinghamshire Council, Pertemps Recruitment have an exciting opportunity for an Arboricultural Inspector to join the Arboricultural team in Buckinghamshire. Working alongside the team, you will play an important role in making Tree Preservation Orders, determining applications for works to TPO trees and trees in Conservation Areas, and providing advice to Planning Development Management in respect to trees

About the role
As an Arboricultural Inspector, you will have a number of responsibilities including, but not limited to the following:
To help the Authority to deliver it's legal, statutory and regulatory obligations relating to arboriculture.
Carry out tree inspections on Council-owned land, or land where the Council has a contractual obligation, to inform a prioritised programme of works in accordance with industry standards and Council procedures.
To support the Council's Arboricultural Team in managing and delivering an extensive caseload comprising conservation area notifications, TPO applications, High Hedge complaints and hedgerow removal notices, and administration of tree preservation orders
To support the Council's Arboricultural Officers in the provision of specialist advice to DM officers, including pre-application and application advice, wording of conditions where requested, and assisting with planning appeals.
Assisting the Council's Arboricultural officers with complex and sensitive legal issues within the team's area of responsibility. This may include assessment of technical data and evidence, assisting in the preparation of legal statements and supporting more senior Arboricultural Officers at legal proceedings, Public Inquiries and Judicial Reviews as required
Promote best practice in respect to tree management to stakeholders and the public.
Provide specialist advice to colleagues, customers, and stakeholders.
Assist with the provision of chargeable services e.g. pre-application advice, planning advice service, and Total Tree Management.This is a temporary position for 3-6 months, though there is potential for this to be extended further. The pay rate is £55.99 per hour, and you will be working full time, 37 hours per week. Buckinghamshire Council are working on a hybrid basis where you will work remotely for 3-4 days per week and in the office 1-2 days per week, along with completing site visits across the County

About you
The successful candidate(s) should have:
Experience of making Tree Preservations Orders
Experience of determining applications for works to TPO trees and trees in Conservations areas
Experience of providing advice to Senior Management, customers and other stakeholders in respect to trees
Local Authority experience is desiredAbout us and our Client
As a flexible employee of Pertemps Recruitment Partnership Ltd, you will be joining a Company that holds the distinction of being one of the largest and most successful independent recruitment agencies in the country. Our pioneering spirit and ability to tap into the uniqueness of each individual's talents has enabled us to open doors for our employees, our clients and our applicants too. Our philosophies and rewards are built very much on mutual trust and respect within the style of a partnership in which we hope you will feel both fulfilled and valued as a person.

Buckinghamshire Council are a leading Authority with offices in Aylesbury, Amersham and High Wycombe, whose values represent exactly what they are – Proud, Ambitious, Collaborative and Trustworthy. By joining Buckinghamshire Council, you can expect:
A fair and inclusive culture
The chance to really make a difference to your local community and those around you
Health and well-being initiatives including Mental Health First Aiders and mindfulness workshops
Ongoing support, and the opportunity to develop and progress in your career
Opportunities to take part in fun activities such as fundraising and social eventsOther information
We are looking for someone able to start as soon as possible. Interviews will be held over Microsoft Teams

Apply online now so we can review your application!
If you require further information on this role, use the below contact details. Please quote the following reference when getting in touch: (phone number removed)
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We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so please be advised to submit your application as early as possible


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