Tree Officer, Dorchester

Dorchester, Dorset, England
£12.55 to £16.72/Hour
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July 27, 2021

Tree Officer, Dorchester

Temporary contract

Immediate start to November 2021 (Could be extended)

£12.55 to £16.72 per hour DOE

Monday to Friday 08.30 to 17.00

TO APPLY CALL 01305 239239 Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm or email CV to


Our client, Dorset Council is seeking Tree Officer, to work within the Conservation team providing input to the planning service for Dorset Council. This primarily involves providing specialist tree advice regarding Tree Work applications and development management applications. We are looking for cover for maternity leave while we recruit. We need someone with skills and experience, who can work through a workload of tree work applications and planning applications, which require input from a tree officer.

Experience of tree preservation orders, conservation areas and other planning controls is essential, as is the ability to write reports and use digital mapping system plotting. Knowledge of tree amenity and landscape principles is also essential.

Within your CV, you must show evidence of the following skills:

  • Evidence of previous experience in a similar role must be shown within CV.
  • Relevant qualifications plus experience of assessing tree work applications, providing tree advice regarding planning applications, and making tree preservation orders
  • Good working Knowledge of IT Systems – Windows based applications
  • Excellent communication skills – Via telephone, email and word processing

Must hold:

  • Passport or Birth certificate with National Insurance Number proof

In line with the requirements of the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. As part of the recruitment process, you will be asked to provide documented evidence of eligibility.

City Centre Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer.

City Centre Recruitment is acting as an employment business in relation to Tree Officer, Dorchester

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