Temporary Tree Services Manager – Arboriculture / Planning

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Temporary Tree Services Manager – Arboriculture / Planning
Contract / Temporary

Rotherham RQ642832

Posted: 28th July 2022 13:34
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  • Pay Rate:

    £17.00 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 3 months

  • Rotherham,

    S60 1AE

What's involved with this role:

Temporary Tree Services Manager – Arboriculture / Planning

Job Ref: Rotherham RQ642832

To direct and co-ordinate the work of the Tree Services team dealing with the management, care and safety of Council owned trees and provide advice to Planning and other departments on the protection of existing trees and planting of new trees.


The manager will lead and co-ordinate work on all aspects of arboriculture including proactive and reactive surveys of council stock, dealing with tree root claims, tree planting, and provide consultancy advice to parks colleagues and project managers for parks improvement projects and liaising with other council departments and stake holders on tree related matters.

Key responsibilities:

  • Promote the service and ensuring the efficient and effective delivery of arboricultural activities across the borough to achieve a high standard of customer care.
  • Improve understanding about the distribution, function, condition and value of the borough’s trees and woodlands in order to enable better informed decision making about priorities for management and ensure that management practices are appropriate and sustainable.
  • Assist the Planning Service in exercising its development control function, with reference to tree protection and planting
  • Supervise and performance manage a small group or team including planning and allocating work.


“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:


  • A relevant degree in arboriculture and or equivalent.
  • Demonstrate your experience, knowledge and understanding of British Standards, HSE guidance relating to arboriculture and risk management documents.
  • Practical knowledge of tree survey techniques, the principles of Visual Tree Assessment and risk management, and reporting methods.
  • Budget management experience.
  • Team management experience.


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  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed.


Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for.


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Temporary Tree Services Manager – Arboriculture / Planning
Client Category: Local Authority

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Client Category: Local Authority

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