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Hampshire - Senior Tree Officer (Remote)

Oyster Partnership
Rate dependent on experience
Closing date
9 May 2021

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Full Time
Local Authority
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I am working with an authority in Hampshire who are looking for a Senior Tree Officer on an initial 3 month contract. They would be looking for the candidate to start in the next few weeks. The role would be predominantly remote-based, with office presence extremely limited at the moment.

Duties will include: 

  • Fulfil the council's statutory requirements and policies on tree preservation, tree safety, woodland and hedgerows.
  • Provide a high standard of arboricultural service to the Authority.

  • Make, administer, implement and enforce Tree Preservation Orders and Conservation Area Regulations; seeking the retention of trees of significant amenity value.

  • Assess and determine tree work applications received by the Authority within set timescales

Candidate's Required Experience:

  • Several years' of experience within Local Authorities.
  • Membership of relevant body e.g. Arboricultural Association, QTRA
     would be beneficial.
  • Experience of dealing sensitively with local communities and land owners. The post holder is required to handle emotionally charged meetings on occasion

  • Ability to drive and access to own car. 

Working Arrangements:

  • Rate would be around £30-38p/h
  • Outside IR35
  • ASAP start
  • A compressed working week and remote working is available.

If you feel your skills and experience would be suited to this role, please call 020 7766 9075 and ask for James.


The Town Planning Team at Oyster Partnership are specialists in both the interim and permanent markets across the public and private sectors.

Our public sector team covers all levels of interim vacancies from Assistant level to Heads of Service across the UK in development management, policy, enforcement, economic development, conservation and urban design.

Our private sector team works with some of the biggest names in Property across the UK from Graduate to Director level. We recruit into consultancies, house builders, commercial developers, renewable energy companies, and waste management companies.

We strive to achieve results for client and candidates by building strong relationships through a friendly consultative service that has helped us become the award winning firm we are today.

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