Lead Operative Specialist Arborist FIF12711

Posted 10 January by Fife Council
Job Description

Work Location : Bankhead Central and Cupar Trading Estate

Interview Date: Monday 4 February 2019

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You will be responsible for assisting the area delivery of the Parks, Streets & Open Spaces function and related operations, ensuring the development and delivery of sustainable service provision at local Area/Ward level.

Working in all weather conditions, you will be responsible for supporting the Area Coordinator (Specialist – Arborist) in all aspects of planning and executing arboriculture work and the use of suitable equipment and materials to carry out all aspects of tree surgery.

The Individual

You must have a SVQ 1 or 2 or equivalent in Amenity Horticulture or relevant subject and Arboriculture qualifications CS30 and CS31 or be working towards these.

You must have moderate experience of team management in Parks, Streets and Open Spaces or other relevant field and a working knowledge of plant and equipment and current best practice in parks and street cleaning operations or a similar environment.

For further information, please contact: Brian Taylor (Area Officer),  orExtension 443055

Reference: 36998009

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