Job Title: Operations Manager - Arboriculture 

Post requires candidate to be entitled for work: Yes 

Salary Range: £65,805.60  to £73,304.59 

Contract Type: Permanent 

Full time/Part Time: Full Time 

Term Time only post: No 

Advert Closing Date:21/07/2024 



By joining the Government of Jersey and wider Jersey Public Services, you'll be proud of what you can achieve – both for yourself and the people of Jersey. You'll enjoy a broader scope that allows you to express yourself, in a smaller setting that means you see the positive results of your impact every day. You'll have a diversity of opportunities that stretch and challenge you, with all the personal and professional support you need. Most of all, in our open, welcoming environment, your voice matters, enabling you to build a rewarding career.

Job Purpose

Managing and controlling the effective operational delivery of the service and related facilities or physical resources, ensuring that services are joined up with the department’s business plan and Government policy with the aim of delivering world class services to customers.

Job Overview

Implement delivery plans, including operational processes, preventative maintenance programmes and multi-disciplinary engineering capital and replacement works and health and safety compliance operations as applicable, to improve productivity and efficiency of services, provide good customer focus and value for money and ensure the delivery of safe operations that safeguard the health of staff and the public.

Oversee the best utilisation of staff and physical resources to support the effective management of section facilities and operations, including planned and reactive work, by managing staff and coordinating suppliers to ensure the delivery of high quality and cost effective services.

Supervise the operation of all of the service contracts ensuring that such contracts are kept up to date and fit for purpose in order to balance effective service delivery with the evolving demands and needs of the service.

Provide advice and guidance to senior management, the wider team and colleagues, so that operational process improvements and related decisions are made in line with policy, industry best practice and the latest legislative updates

Review business processes and research standards, availability of new technology and innovation ensuring the operational effectiveness is maximised and that services are continuously improved upon and are consistently delivered to a high standard.

Monitor the revenue and expenditure budget within the defined financial limits and where appropriate maximise the income whilst at the same time ensuring business objectives are met in order to deliver the directorate's vision.

Manage the team’s responses to reactive unplanned and emergency work allocating staff and resources appropriately to prevent pollution, promote environmental conservation and maintain effective operations.

Review and revise normal and emergency operating procedures in line with Health and Safety guidelines and ensure staff are highly trained and aware of the Health and Safety policy and procedures at all times to safeguard the safety and wellbeing of staff and the general public.

Statutory Responsibilities

Active engagement, participation and compliance with any other statutory responsibilities applicable to the role, as amended from time to time.


Across the Government of Jersey and public service, the scope of our work means our people enjoy a wider range of opportunities – to work with recognised experts across teams, learn new skills and develop their careers. We actively look to recruit people from different backgrounds, with diverse perspectives. This creates a richer, more varied environment, where you’re exposed to new ideas, new ways of thinking and new opportunities, so you can develop an exciting and rewarding career.


Extraordinary, Everyday.