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Job description


Permanent, Full Time

Salary: Scale 5 £24,462 to £26,745

Highways Services is part of the Environment and Operations Service. It provides Enfield with the operational capacity to manage the Council's corporate tree stock partly with a small In House tree team.

Working within the In House tree team, the Arborist will become involved in all aspects of tree management in particular climbing large specimen trees and carrying out specialist tree surgery works and tree felling. Therefore the post holder will hold levels of qualification enabling them to climb and work at height, use chainsaws up a tree and use specialist industrial arboricultural machinery.

In return, Enfield Council offers a wide range of benefits to all employees including a competitive salary, generous holiday allowance, and final salary pension scheme.

Full details of the benefits offered are available on our website www.jobs.enfield.gov.uk

Why it's great to work for Enfield Council
  • An excellent pension through the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).
  • Up to 31 days annual leave depending on grade and length of service. You will also get eight public holidays per year and an extra day off at Christmas.
  • Interest free season ticket loan repayable over three or ten months.
  • Career development and learning experiences from a range of training courses and learning methods.
  • Employee Assistance Programme to provide advice and counselling services. This is a free and confidential service available to staff and members of their family.
  • Health and leisure discounts and tax-free bikes for work.

We are passionate about our people and how we deliver services to our community in Enfield. That's why we encourage a culture that puts our customers at the heart of everything we do - by empowering our people to work together to find solutions, be open, honest and respectful, take responsibility and listen and learn. If you value these behaviours too, we'd love to hear from you - and of course we are always happy to talk flexible working, click here to find out more.

Closing and Interview Dates
Closing Date: Midnight, 9th July 2020

Interview Date: TBC

Additional Information
If you have any difficulties accessing this information, please contact Oley Taal Gaye on 0208 132 1043 or Oley.taal-gaye@enfield.gov.uk . A textphone (minicom) is provided for those with a hearing or speech impairment on 020 8379 4419.

If you would like to know more about the role, please contact Andy Robinson on 020 8132 1723 for an informal discussion or to arrange a visit to the team.

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