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Tree Manager


Tree Manager
Watford
Up to £32,000
40 hours - Monday - Friday

Introduction
Our Client is one of the UK's leading providers of Environmental solutions, offering a full range of Waste and Energy Recovery services through a vast and growing network of Plants and Facilities across the country and as such are currently recruiting for a Tree Manager who will be responsible for Managing Tree stock within Local Authority.

The Role
As the Tree Manager you will be responsible for managing, advising and developing tree and woodland strategies and policies in consultation with the client. The Tree Manager will implement maintenance and planning across all tree-related projects and matters whilst liaising and supporting with local authority teams Green Infrastructure Projects.

Role Responsibilities
As the Tree Manager your responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Managing all applications or proposals for works on trees in Conservation Areas
  • To Manage and Control any contractors carrying out works, such as Tree Surgery or Maintenance
  • To Manage and Maintain records relating to Trees including Tree Preservation Orders, Development Management and any breaches of protection
  • To implement and manage budgets and business operations in line with health, safety and environmental legislation, best practice and company policy and procedures
  • To advice on and attend meetings regarding landscape conditions including any complaints or queries


The Ideal Candidate - Essential

  • Hold an Advanced Level of technical knowledge in Arboriculture, Tree and Woodland Management
  • Strong Computer skills and experience surrounding systems, packages, spreadsheets and various databases
  • Knowledge and experience using Ezytreev Tree Management, Mapping and GIS Systems
  • Management experience surrounding contractors within Tree Surgery and Maintenance
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation and health and safety requirements within this industry
  • Experience and knowledge in the statutory register of Tree Preservation Orders, breaches of protection, the proactive making of TPO's and dealing with applied works and impacts on planning proposals


Desirable

  • Diploma, HNC or Similar in Advanced Arboriculture/Tree and Woodland Management
  • IOSH and OTR (Quantified Tree Risk Assessment) trained or similar


What's in it for you

  • Eligible for Annual Performance Bonus
  • Eligible for Company Car or Company car Allowance
  • 25 days annual leave + statuary bank holidays



How to Apply
If you are interested in this position or would like an informal chat to learn more, please call Ellie on 02393 910 473 or email an up to date CV eguest@astutetechnical.co.uk

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  • I have received nothing but the heartiest welcome into the Business. Not your normal recruitment agency. Firstly, you receive thorough training. Instantly you get the welcoming atmosphere and there is great team morale. Management listens, Colleagues listen and my opinion and any offering I contribute, I feel is valued and taken seriously. I really enjoy the level of support I receive as a newbie to both Recruitment and the world of Technical and I genuinely feel valued. I would highly recommend and already have to many of my contacts!

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