Junior Arborist

University of Oxford
July 05, 2024
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Junior Arborist

Harcourt Arboretum, Nuneham Courtenay, Oxon OX44 9PX

This is a post for a Junior Arborist, who will work as part of a small team to maintain and develop the collection of plants grown at the Arboretum. The post holder will work closely with the Arboretum Curator and Arboricultural Supervisor to maintain, develop, and improve the collection, achieving high arboricultural standards. The post holder's enthusiasm for contributing to the maintenance and development of the Arboretum, as well as the work of the wider team is key. In addition to the arboricultural duties, the post holder will contribute to some of the Arboretum's educational activities. These responsibilities include contributing to the delivery of events, and working alongside trainees and volunteers.

As a Junior Arborist at the Harcourt Arboretum, you will have the opportunity to work with one of the finest tree collections in the UK, set in 130 acres of historic picturesque landscape. You will contribute to the on-going maintenance and development of the Harcourt Arboretum, involved with the creation of outstanding arboricultural displays and natural amenity. This includes a variety of roles related to the care and maintenance of trees, shrubs and meadow grassland.

You will be part of a small but highly dedicated and efficient team that works on the Arboretum, and will also work closely with the wider department, including the Education Team. You will have the opportunity to develop your skills in engaging with a wide range of people, for instance by assisting with delivering tours to the public.

Interviews will take place the week commencing Monday 22nd July 2024.

Contact Person : Recruitment Team Vacancy ID : 172536 Contact Phone : 01865 610305 Closing Date & Time : 05-Jul-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 3 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : 23,706 - 25,138

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