Short info about job
Company: University of Sheffield
Department: Estates and Facilities Management
Salary: £21,585 to £24,983 per annum (Grade 5), with the potential to progress to £27,285 through sustained exceptional contribution.
Hours: Full Time
Contract type: Permanent
Type / Role: Craft or Manual
Phone: +44-1575 5100921
Fax: +44-1545 3234069
Detail information about job Lead Arborist. Terms and conditions vacancy
The Department of Estates and Facilities Management (EFM) at the University of Sheffield is responsible for the management of the University's estate, including managing property and facilities and developing new buildings.
We are seeking to appoint a new Lead Arborist who will lead the University’s tree team with all aspects of reactive and planned tree maintenance. You will be experienced and certified in all aspects of tree works to include climbing, felling, maintenance, inspections, reporting, and hedge cutting.
The successful applicant will have a thorough understanding of current health and safety legislation and best practise delivery of arboriculture. You will be self-motivated, conscientious, and a team player. You will demonstrate efficient levels of service maximising the working day at all times and have responsibility for the safe delivery and completion of all work activities.
The role will require an excellent understanding of effective delivery of maintenance tree works. You will be responsible for ensuring all tree works are risk assessed and current legislation is adhered to. You will possess a thorough understanding of diverse landscape procedures and have a critical eye to ensure the landscape's value is optimised and improved at all times.
You will play an integral role in the cold weather programme to ensure that the University remains operational during periods of cold weather. You will be included in the Landscape Services out of hours cold weather team and the team’s rota to respond to major weather events.
The post will operate on an agreed annualised hours based contract. This will operate on the basis of a 40 hour week April to September and 30 hour week October to March.
A web link for Estates and Facilities Management web pages is shown below for candidates interested in further details:
Closing date: 13 September 2017.
Working Pattern: Annualised hours, this will operate on the basis of a 40 hour week April to September and 30 hour week October to March.