Arboricultural Officer



Location: Maidenhead, Berkshire

Salary: £39,225 - £45,665 (dependent on experience)

Reference: A000492

Status: Open

This is a fantastic time to join an ambitious and forward-thinking organisation in a place with centuries old connections to the crown.  The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead consists of towns and villages that are strategically located in the heart of the Thames Valley on the M4 corridor, connected to both the GWR and Elizabeth Line.  It is undoubtedly an exciting place to work and with a new Chief Executive and a strong leadership team in place, presents an opportunity to enhance and develop, both the Royal Borough and your personal career.

We currently have an opportunity for a dedicated individual to join our Tree Team as Arboricultural Officer and to manage and protect the Borough’s tree stock. Reporting into our Aboricultural Coordinator, you will have responsibility for ensuring compliance with legal obligations in order that we achieve our key service objectives within the framework of the Tree and Woodland Strategy. As part of this role, you will also provide arboricultural and general landscape advice to Planning, Highways, Parks and Countryside, Residents, Councillors, and other internal service units. 

If you are a qualified arboriculture professional with excellent communication skills and a good working knowledge of all legal requirements and best practice relating to tree management and planning, then we want to hear from you.

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To arrange an informal and confidential conversation with one of our consultants about this role, please contact:

Ryan Powell
Phone: 0121 312 3755

Indicative Timetable

Closing date: Sunday 10 March 2024

To Apply

To apply for this job please click on the Apply button below and fill out the requested information. When prompted, please submit your CV and a Supporting Statement (no more than four sides of A4 each).

With your CV, please also provide the names and contact details of two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer. Referees will only be contacted if you reach the final stages, and we will not contact referees without your permission.

Your supporting statement should express why you are interested in this role and what experience you can bring to the organisation. The statement should tackle the specific requirements of the role; outlining examples and outcomes showing how you meet those requirements.