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Urban Forestry Assistant - Recruitment Round 1

Please check eligibility before applying.

The role of the Urban Forestry Assistant will primarily be to assist in the delivery of a range of urban forestry projects and events. Working with volunteers and the team, you will take part in a variety of tasks such as tree planting, woodland management and maintenance, tree care, tool use, conservation works and habitat management. The postholder will help with setting up for events, delivery of the events, and the packing-up and tool conditioning and cleaning on return to the office after an event. Full details including eligibility in the document below.

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The deadline for applications is Tuesday, August 23rd, 2022. Interviews will be held at City of Trees office in Salford on Thursday, August 25th, 2022.

Start Date: September 2022

Salary: £9.90/hour

Hours: 21 hours per week with flexibility over working days

Contract: 3-month temporary contract 



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