Job ID:
1797
All Locations
Hooper Street Depot, Hooper Street, Off Midland St, Manchester, M12 6LA
All Job Types
Operational Delivery
Advertising Salary
Grade 6 £28,900 - £32,020 (bar at £31,099) per annum pro rata
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Neighbourhoods
Advert Closing Date
11 Mar 2024
Working Patterns offered:
Full-time, Part-time

About The Role

EXCITING ARBORIST ROLES AVAILABLE WITH MANCHESTER CITY COUNCIL!

 

Working Hours: 35 hours per week

Contract Type: Full-Time, Permanent

Additional Information: We have x4 positions available. Candidates who wish to work Part-Time or Job-Share will also be considered!

Closing Date: 11 March 2024

 

This role is subject to -

Medical Clearance - Pre-placement health assessment (PPHA)

Driving Licence – you must always hold a full valid UK driving licence, B+E as a minimum

Qualification/s: - 
 
•• Must hold a current UK driving licence, B+E as a minimum 
NPTC Units: 201: Chainsaw maintenance and cross-cutting (CS30)
NPTC Unit 202: Tree felling and processing (CS31)
NPTC Units: 203: Tree climbing and Aerial Rescue Operations (CS38)
CS39 – Using a Chainsaw from a Rope and Harness
Signing, lighting, and guarding (Chapter 8)
Level 3 award for first aid at work
 
 
 
The Vacancy…

We have exciting part-time and full-time positions for suitably qualified and experienced Arborists. If you consider yourself suited to this role (please see the attached Role Profile for further information regarding the role), we’d love to hear from you.

Why Manchester…

Manchester is often ranked as one of the best cities in the world to live within international media circles, with ‘nightlife’, ‘creativity’, ‘community spirit’, ‘friendliness’ and ‘getting to know your neighbours’ top of the list. We are home to the UK’s largest indoor arena, its second largest international airport, major sporting venues, great public transport options, and is right in the heart of the nation’s motorway network. On our doorstep are National Parks, areas of outstanding natural beauty and stunning coastlines. Within the City, our 555,000+ residents live in every kind of housing from modern residential skyscrapers, traditional Victorian terraced neighbourhoods, to leafy suburban districts.

The Arboricultural Department in Manchester has a key role to play in making Manchester a greener city by providing a safe, sustainable, and varied tree-scape, are you passionate about making a real difference to our residents and visitors?

If you’re successful, you’ll join a team of like- minded professionals with the same commitment and drive to deliver a first-class service this City deserves.

About the Candidate

About you…

You’ll be able to show that you have knowledge and experience in all aspects of tree management, you will be able to contribute to our service delivery and manage your own workload without day-to-day supervision.

What you can expect from us…

  • A generous annual leave entitlement of up to 30 days paid leave (plus bank holidays) after a qualifying period of local government service and the ability to purchase an additional 10 days leave for full time employees.
  • We will help you develop your career by providing development and support whatever your level of experience
  • A host of health & wellbeing benefits – e.g., Employee Assistance Programme, gym discounts and Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution into a defined benefit pension, with life cover and the option to build additional voluntary contributions via salary sacrifice arrangements
  • Up to 3 days (paid) volunteering leave for rewarding work opportunities within the city & community

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer, and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

If you have any queries about the role please contact John Larrigan <[email protected]>

About Us

We’re the local government authority for Manchester, and have teams across the city helping to make this a great place to live for everyone. We’re proud to do local government differently, in a city with an international reputation for diversity, creativity, culture and passion. 

When you join us, you’re joining a team of over 7,000 council staff helping to make our ambition for Manchester a reality. Whatever your role, you’ll be supporting our residents and communities to be the best they can be, and helping to build a Manchester that's fairer for everyone who lives, works, volunteers, studies or plays here. 

To make our ambition a reality, every person we recruit needs to play their its part. It takes a certain type of behaviour, attitude and way of working to get Manchester where it wants to be. Our people and partners have agreed five ‘behaviours’ – the grounding for how we must work together and treat one another:

  • We take time to listen and understand
  • We work together and trust each other
  • We show that we value our differences and treat each other fairly
  • We ‘own it’ and we’re not afraid to try new things
  • We’re proud and passionate about Manchester

A career with us means you can be yourself, thrive, and build the career your talent and ambition deserve.

Creating an inclusive team at Manchester City Council 

At Manchester City Council, we strive to create a fair and inclusive workplace that is as diverse as the communities we serve. If you want to find out more about the role, our culture, flexible arrangements or any adjustments, please let us know by emailing [email protected]. If you are invited to interview we will ask you if you require any adjustments in order for you to best demonstrate your suitability for the role in the interview process. 

If you would like to access the job details in another format, such as large print, audio or printed on a coloured paper, please email [email protected] or call 0161 227 3373. 

Guaranteed Interview Scheme

As part of our commitment to inclusion, we offer guaranteed interviews for specific groups of people. To qualify, you'll need to meet the minimum requirements for the role, and identify with one of the below criteria:

  • Members of the Armed Forces and veterans
  • Are currently in care, or have previously been in care
  • If you consider yourself to be disabled or if you have a long-term health condition

Accessibility 

As a Disability Confident Employer, we provide support for employees with physical or mental-health conditions, a disability or neurodiversity. Our workplaces are accessible by design, and we make workplace adjustments including providing aids, adaptations and equipment. These, combined with our flexible working policies such as disability-related leave, enable our employees to perform their role, thrive and be their authentic selves in work. 

We’ve also included some useful tips on how to submit the best application.

When you join us 

We want everyone to be able to be themselves at work and give their best. If you need additional support to undertake the duties of the role, we’ll make every effort to source any necessary aids, adaptations or equipment. If, however, any task proves to be unachievable, we will look at redesigning parts of the role. 

Other relevant information 

Greater Manchester Continuous Service Commitment
Who we are - Manchester City Council 
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