Amenity Operative - Forestry - INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY

East Lothian Council
Tranent, East Lothian
17112 - 18694
08 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Vacancy Information

It is East Lothian Council's policy that successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale.

Salary £17112-£18694 per annum 
Permanent full time position
37 hours per week
Mon-Thur: 07.15-15.30, Fri: 07.15-13.45
To start ASAP

Applications for this post will only be accepted from current employees of East Lothian Council (this includes casual and agency staff who are currently undertaking work for us)

This post would be of particular interest to anyone looking to build a career in Forestry.  A structured programme of training in specialist Forestry skills and practical experience will be put in place to allow the job holder to progress towards qualified Forester status.

Job Details

Responsible for assisting the qualified Forestry team provide front-line delivery of a full range of practical arboricultural & woodland operations in line with the Council’s aims in relation to its tree and woodland cover.

Please download the Job Outline/Person Specification (available under 'Related Documents') for the full range of tasks and duties associated with this job.  You will need to refer to these in order to complete the application form. 

You must ensure you meet every 'essential' criteria stated on the Person Specification to reach the interview stage.  In cases where the majority of applicants meet all the essential criteria, the desirable criteria will be used to form a final short-leet.

Job Requirements

Relevant Qualifications
Able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge, skills and competencies gained through previous experience.

Driving Licence 
A full current driving licence is essential to carry out the duties of this post

Additional Information

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