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Ref no:
EAL05807
Published:
16/7/2021
Closes:
1/8/2021
Location:
Penston House, Macmerry, Tranent, EH33 1EX
Salary:
£23,787 - £26,005 per year
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
37 hours per week

This position has expired.

Vacancy Information

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

Days and Hours of Work:
Core standard hours are Mon - Thurs 07:45 - 16:15, & Fri 07:45 - 12:45. 
To start:  asap

INTERNAL ONLY 
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).

Job Details

Working within the Council’s Forestry Section to provide front-line delivery of a full range of practical arboricultural & woodland management operations across East Lothian.

Please download the Job Outline/Person Specification (available under 'Job Attachments') 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 be considered for interview.

The East Lothian Way

The ‘East Lothian Way’– values and behaviours we expect our employees to demonstrate in their everyday work.  Should you be invited to interview, you may be asked questions based on these behaviours.  Please refer to the document via the link to familiarise yourself with them.

Job Requirements

Relevant Qualifications
Formal SVQIII in related discipline or equivalent experience gained through employment
Jobholders must also hold the following certificates:
o NPTC 201 & 202 - chainsaw maintenance & cross-cutting.
o NPTC 203 - fell & process small trees.

Pre-employment checks
No Disclosure or PVG check is necessary for this post. 

Driving Licence
Full current driving licence
Trailer licence (may be obtained post-appointment)

Additional Information

For additional East Lothian Council employment information please click on the following link: www.eastlothian.gov.uk/nonteachinginfo

If you have any difficulties creating an account on MyJobScotland or applying for this post please contact the MyJobScotland support team via this link https://www.myjobscotland.gov.uk/contact-us.

If you require further information about this vacancy, please call 01620 827868, or email us on recruitment@eastlothian.gov.uk

Please note: we do not accept CV's. There is no function to allow you to upload a CV to MyJobScotland and we do not accept CV's by post or email.  All our vacancies must be applied for by completing the on-line application form.

Job Attachments