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Rochford District Council

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  1. Job Title: Woodlands Operative Salary: £21,074 - £23,111 per annum 37 hours per week / Permanent Position Applications to be made via: https://ats-rochford.jobsgopublic.com/vacancies/view/70015-woodlands-operative?source=579-other&enhancement= Benefits: Local Government Pension Scheme, generous annual leave, flexi scheme, staff discounts Our culture and values We like our staff to be proactive and innovative. Being customer focused and willing to maximise your potential at work are expected. We all work together to achieve the very best for our residents which sometimes means getting involved in projects and trying new tasks outside of your day to day job role. We love our staff to suggest new ideas and to have enthusiasm to try out new experiences. The job role Rochford District Council are offering the opportunity for a positive, enthusiastic and willing person to join our dedicated and hardworking Woodlands Team. We are looking for an eager candidate, who is willing to work in all weathers and at significant heights. The successful candidate will gain knowledge in woodland management and further their career as a tree surgeon. Rochford District Council manages a large variety of sites, ranging from SSSI woodlands, street trees and formal parks and open spaces. Therefore, successful candidates can expect to undertake a variety of woodland works which include coppicing in conjunction with the Woodlands Management plan, the processing of woodland products as well as undertaking amenity works on specimen trees. This exciting opportunity will for the successful candidate, be worked as a 37 hour week over 4 days and will involve undertaking Arboricultural works on all Rochford District Council owned and managed sites, as well as providing a high quality service to our clients and partners. It is essential to be able to undertake physically demanding work in an outdoor environment, to hold a full UK driving license and to be able to drive a 4 × 4. Please see the job description and person specification for more information. For an informal chat please call Adam Aldridge or Kim Smith on 01702 203078. Interview date:TBC


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