Tree Inspector

Job Ref
TI05/24 (07)
Location
Aldern House, Bakewell
Function
Rural Management Team
Salary
£30,296 to £32,076 pro rata, per annum
Status
Part Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
18.5 hours per week
Expiry Date
28/05/2024

More details

The Role
We are looking for a qualified and experienced arboricultural professional to help deliver our duty of care in relation to trees. The role will cover all the Peak District National Park Authority’s properties and will contribute to the management of a large and varied tree stock within a protected landscape.

In the role you will be responsible for carrying out regular tree inspections and surveys on the Authority’s properties in line with the Authority’s Tree Safety Management Policy as well as responding to and investigating reports of dangerous trees on Authority land. You will also create work instructions and monitor site operations during programmed and ad-hoc tree works ensuring implementation in accordance with industry codes of best practice.

This role will require travel across all of the Authority’s properties and accessing remote locations with difficult terrain to undertake tree inspections.

About You
You will need to be able to undertake tree surveys and inspections across the Authority’s properties in all seasons and weather conditions. Having previous experience of tree inspection is essential as is knowledge of Health and Safety issues and the relevant legislation. A LANTRA accredited Professional Tree Inspector certificate is desirable.

You should have excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to work under your own initiative and as part of a team and to tight deadlines and experience of using Microsoft Office.

A full driving licence or the means to travel to carry out the duties of this role is essential.

About Us
The Peak District National Park was the first of Britain’s 15 national parks and is still enjoyed by millions, looking for both adventure and a breathing space to escape. It is also the most accessible due its proximity to four major cities of the UK and its 38,000 residents. We recognise the importance of our national park and our job is to speak up and care for the Peak District National Park for all to enjoy forever.

Further Information
For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Felicity Stout, Woodland Manager, on 01629 816 308 or felicity.stout@peakdistrict.gov.uk No agencies at this time please.

Benefits
We offer a range of staff benefits including flexi-time, a great pension with employer contribution of 20.57%, 26-31 days holiday plus Bank Holidays and free parking at most of our offices. Please look at our Total Reward Brochure to see what we offer.

Flexible Working
A range of flexible working options would be considered. If you would like to discuss this, please contact Felicity Stout on the details above or contact HR@peakdistrict.gov.uk

Our Values
• Care – We care for the Peak District National Park, the people we work with and all those we serve. It’s at the heart of everything we do.
• Enjoy – We take pride in what we do and feel good about our contribution.
• Pioneer – We were born of pioneers. We will continue to explore opportunities to inspire future generations.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
The Peak District National Park Authority is committed to equal opportunities. We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join us.

We are a Disability Confident employer and guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application meets the essential criteria for the role.

If you are unable to apply on line and require a word version of the application form please contact HR@peakdistrict.gov.uk

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