Arborist Team Leader (SO1

22 May 2019
19 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Our local authority client are looking for a Arborist Team Leader (SO1)

The Annual budgetary amounts with which the role is either directly or indirectly concerned: None 2

Structure Chart: 3. Number of direct reports: As a scale SO1 Arborist Team Supervisor you will be responsible for the daily supervision of 2 arboricultural teams which will consist of 5 arborist and up to 2 apprentices. The post holder will be responsible for taking the lead in mentoring and the ongoing training of arborists, assistant arborists and apprentice staff.

Page 2 of 8 Job Role Profile and Person Specification Published 18/10/2010 Last revised 3/7/18 4. Nature of reporting relationship between post holder and line manager. The post holder will work with minimal supervision and be able to manage a dynamic work load, monitoring works through to completion. As an Arborist Team Supervisor you will work closely with the team ensuring the team are compliant with industry best standards Health and Safety legislation.

The post holder will liaise regularly with Arboricultural Officers Parks within Environment and Operational works in order to keep them appraised in a timely manner of the progress and the development of work programmes and to discuss complex issues. The post holder will be responsible in managing workloads to meet objectives and timescales as directed by the Arboricultural Officer for Parks. The post holder will need to be IT literate with a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Ezytreev. 5.

Any other relevant statistics. The post holder will be required to respond quickly and effectively to frequently changing circumstances and to manage conflicting priorities. The post holder will travel to sites with the team and be physically able to manage works instructed to the team.

The post holder will be able to drive vehicles up to 3.500kg as required - prior to use, inspect the vehicle to ensure that it is in a road-worthy condition, in accordance with the provisions of current legislation, and to report any defects immediately to your line manager.

Qualified staff may be required to tow appropriate equipment. Works sites may involve high risk environments and may involve working on the highway, at heights or in other hazardous environments, for which the post holder will be expected to use their specialist expertise to ensure the safety of themselves and others.

The post holder is to implement systems and procedures to ensure that appropriate level of quality is achieved throughout all stages of the projects that the post holder is responsible for. The post holder may be required to make decisions under pressure and to deal with any potential conflicts that may arise