Voluntary Tree Warden Sort

Voluntary Tree Warden Sort

Can you help ensure the health and vitality of trees looked after by Stansted Mountfitchet Parish Council?

The Parish Council would like to hear from individuals with a passion for trees willing to act as its Tree Warden.

What does a tree warden do?

A Tree Warden works in a voluntary capacity to help the Parish Council make assessments on the health and safety of trees on land that they have a duty of care for.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Look into situations where trees that pose a risk to property
  • Assess trees that pose a risk to public health and safety of the public, for example near council playgrounds
  • Conduct site inspections
  • Advise the Parish Council when to contract professional tree management services to fell sick or dangerous branches
  • To become knowledgable of SMPC Tree Management Policy
  • Possess or willing to become Level 2 qualified in basic tree surveying

Where can I find out more?

Our Tree Management Policy is a great place to learn more about the important role played by a Tree Warden in our community.

If you are interested

Contact us via email at info@stanstedmountfitchet-pc.gov.uk.

Alternatively pop into our offices at the Mountfitchet Exchange for an informal chat about the role.