Tree Planting Project Administrator – Fixed Term

This is a Gloucestershire County Council job.

  • Job Title:                            Tree Planting Project Administrator
  • Job Location:                     Shire Hall, Block 5, 1st Floor 
  • Salary:                               £24,294 – £25,545 per annum 
  • Hours per Week:               37.00 
  • Contract Type:                   Fixed Term 
  • Duration:                            Two years 
  • Closing Date:                     26/05/2024 
  • Job Requisition Number:   7773 
  • This post is not open to job share


About the role:

Are you looking for a challenge to utilise your administrative and customer service skills within Tree Projects? Then this could be the perfect opportunity for you to take on a full-time role within Sustainability Team!


Trees for Gloucestershire, working to increase tree cover, improving green infrastructure whilst maintaining and managing our current tree stocks more efficiently as part of the vision in making a Greener Gloucestershire, delivering resilience and connectivity for people, wildlife and the economy. The council has committed to planting 1 million trees, working with internal and external stakeholders on various projects across the county. To learn more about our team, please visit our website for more information.


As a Administrator you will provide an efficient clerical and administration service for our Tree Projects. This will include:

  • Taking calls from internal and external stakeholders, so a professional telephone manner is a must.
  • Imputing data into internal systems.
  • Scheduling meetings and booking rooms, as well as taking minutes of meetings.
  • Responding to, redirecting emails, and managing a generic mailbox.


You will be part of a friendly, supportive, and established team. We offer flexible working with a mix of office and home working.


About you:

You will have strong communication and organisation skills. Ideally you will have some experience of working in a busy office environment. You will have good IT Skills and be competent user of Microsoft Office.


If you are enthusiastic, proactive and enjoy working within a team, hen this could be the ideal role for you!


Our values are at the heart of everything we do and how we treat each other, They provide essential guiding principles about the way that we work and set the tone for our culture, and identify what we, as an organisation, care about:


Accountability – we do what we say we will

Integrity – we are honest, fair and speak up

Empowerment – we enable communities and colleagues to be the best they can

Respect – we value and listen to each other

Excellence – we continually improve through listening, learning and innovation


If you hold the same behaviours and approach, then we want to hear from you! In exchange, we will provide you with full training and support to help you succeed in your role.


About us:

 This is a great time to join Gloucestershire County Council, as Sustainability is on an exciting innovation journey, which focuses our approach into being more creative, strengths-based and person-centred, to ensure that we work together to ‘Make the Difference’ to our local communities.


Gloucestershire County Council provides the following rewards package in return for your hard work:


  • 25.5 days annual leave rising to 30.5 days after 5 years’ service, plus bank holidays
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Access to training and workshops so you can develop your skills
  • Clear career progression pathways, to support you in progressing professionally and personally
  • Staff discount scheme that offers access to great savings including discounts with major supermarket chains and high street retailers
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) that provides free, confidential, counselling and advice for employees, available 24 hours a day, online and by telephone.
  • Links to employee networks such as Prism (LGBT+) network and the Young Employees Network.
  • Gloucestershire Salary Sacrifice Green Car Scheme (T&C’s apply)



Please write your application with consideration for the essential criteria in the Job Profile (see link below). Your application should include examples of why you should be considered and cover the experienceskills and knowledge that you would bring to the post. For an informal discussion or to find out more about this opportunity, please contact Sara Noons on 01452425438 or email sara.noons@gloucestershire.gov.uk  to arrange  a convenient time for a call back.


Interviews will commence week of 03/06/2024



Additional Information

To access the Job Profile for this role, please follow the link below:-


Tree Planting Project Administrator – Job Profile

We want to be an employer of choice, attracting and retaining excellent people to work for us, so that we can best serve all of Gloucestershire’s diverse communities.  Our promise to you is that we will provide an inclusive and supportive working environment that enables you to bring your whole self to work and realise your full potential.

It is a legal requirement, under the Immigration Act 2016, that anyone appointed to a ‘customer facing role’ must be able to demonstrate an ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in fluent English.

Hybrid working arrangements are available for the majority of our roles, giving teams the opportunity to work in a way that suits them, balancing service need and individual choice, with a mix of both remote and office working.

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