Tree And Vegetation Assessment Officer (Arborist)

Wingecarribee Shire Council Full Time Permanent 15/10/2019

About the Role
An exciting opportunity has become available at Wingecarribee Shire Council for an enthusiastic professional in the role of Tree and Vegetation Assessment Officer. This position is responsible for the assessment of applications for the management, preservation and protection of tree assets primarily on private land throughout the Shire.

The salary for this position is $81,065 p.a to $94,036 p.a + 9.5% super dependent on skills, experience and qualifications.

About You
In addition to relevant Tertiary qualifications and demonstrated industry experience, you will have the ability to actively balance community safety with retention and maintenance of significant trees and vegetation. The successful applicant will demonstrate strong negotiation and problem solving skills and a commitment to quality customer service to both internal and external customers.
It would be desirable for the Tree and Vegetation Assessment Officer to also hold qualifications or demonstrated experience in Floristics and Endangered Ecological Community management.

About Us
Located in the Southern Highlands, Wingecarribee Shire Council is within comfortable travelling distance of Sydney, Canberra, the South Coast and the Illawarra. With four distinct and stunning seasons combined with glorious countryside rich in biodiversity and appeal, it's an enviable lifestyle location. For further information on the Southern Highland attractions please Click Here

How to Apply
Click on 'Apply' button to complete your online application. Please upload your current resume and address the selection criteria as stated within the position description that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role. Applications not addressing the selection criteria may not be considered.

Intending applicants are advised to read Council's Recruitment Information Package before submitting their online application.

Further information can be obtained by contacting Nick Wilton, Group Manager Planning Development and Regulatory Services on (02) 4868 0752.

Only candidates with the right to work in Australia will be considered for the position.

Closing Date
3/11/2019.