JOB ALERT! Arboricultural Officer


Job title: Arboricultural Officer

Job reference: REQ00327

Location: Blackburn with Darwen

Salary Grade: Grade G ( £28,672 to £32,234) SCP 24-28

Job description:

Department: Growth Lancashire Ltd.

Terms and Conditions: Permanent, 37 hours per week.

Working across the public, private and voluntary sectors, Growth Lancashire has a growing reputation for delivering specialist services, including heritage and conservation activities. We are appointed by several Local Authorities to provide advice on development proposals.

We are experiencing growing demand for additional related services, and wish to appoint an Arboricultural Officer. As a member of the company’s specialist services team, the post holder will be responsible for providing professional arboriculture advice and service.  This exciting role is critical in the company successfully delivering activity commissioned by our Local Authority partners, across both Development Management and Environmental services.

The post holder will have an appropriate Arboricultural degree/HND or equivalent qualification(s), and have previous significant experience in arboriculture within either the public or private sectors.

Interested applicants are asked to submit a CV and covering letter to, detailing how they meet the knowledge/skill/ability requirements set out in the attached. For further information, or to arrange an informal discussion about the role, please do not hesitate to contact Ian directly.

We offer flexible working and would be willing to consider a range of options, such as a job share, part-time or casual employment.



Key Requirements – Arboricultural Officer

You can also CLICK HERE to apply online using the Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council website.


Closing date for applications:

5pm on Friday 18th March 2022.

Online interviews for shortlisted candidates will take place week on the 21st and 22nd March 2022.  


We look forward to hearing from you.