Tree Surveyors

Warrington Borough Council is seeking to expand and develop its team within the Councils Environment Service and is looking to recruit enthusiastic, motivated and diligent team members with the appropriate skills, qualifications and demonstrable expertise necessary to fulfil the role.

About us

The tree and woodland department is responsible for providing a positive management programme of the council’s tree and woodland stock within the budgets and priorities of the council.

The role

The role can be physically and mentally demanding which may include working at height. An awareness of environmental/community challenges that tree and woodland assets present, in a range of settings, is also desirable.

You will join a strong established team to carry out a thorough inspection of the Council’s tree and woodland assets. This will include but not limited to the use of inspection and decay detection equipment and input data information into the Councils tree inventory system.

You should hold the necessary qualifications, relevant experience and a valid full driving licence.

The post requires a flexible approach to meet service demands which may include being deployed through storm/high wind events to prioritise the tree team’s response.

What’s needed

The minimum requirement for the role includes but not limited to:

· Level 2/3 qualification in Arboriculture or equivalent.

· An understanding of BS 3998:2010.

· Full driving licence.

· Relevant knowledge and experience.

Working hours

The role is full time working a 37 hour week.


As well as a competitive salary, working for us means you have access to:

· Excellent opportunities for your own personal and career development.

· 26 days annual holiday, rising to 31 days after 5 years of service plus 8 bank holidays.

· Contributory pension scheme.

· Maternity/paternity leave.

· Uniform/safety equipment.

· Warrington rewards- discounts with local and national companies.

· Access to lease car scheme.

How to apply

If you’d like to speak to someone about this role, please do not hesitate to contact our landscape team on 01925 443037 or email

Successful applications will be invited for a formal interview, this may include a brief assessment of your knowledge and experience.

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Key dates

Closing date for applications is 24 March 2023.

The ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

Warrington Borough Council is a Disability Confident employer