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Area Ranger


Job Description

The voice of our landscapes, conservation champions and lovers of all things outdoors, you'll help to keep the British countryside and coast wonderful. Working in some of the nation's most stunning places and spaces, come rain or shine, your love of the outdoors will inspire others as you strive to ensure that landscapes are beautifully presented and continue to take our visitors' breath away.

Salary: £24,300 - £25,900 dependent on experience

If you like the sound of this role, we'd like to invite you to meet our team of Rangers on 4th November 2021 for an informal chat about the role and to see some of the sites this role will cover.

If you have the relevant experience and certificates required as detailed below and would like to find out more please email to book a space.

Please note that spaces are limited and must be booked in advance.

What it's like to work here

Leith Hill is the highest point in South East England and is set within the beautiful Surrey Hills and a spectacular setting for your new office. Holmwood Common is a rich mixture of semi-natural and ancient woodland interspersed with open glades, ponds and woodland streams. There's plenty of space for family adventures and many lovely spots for picnics too.

What you'll be doing

As the Area Ranger you will be part of a team of Rangers working like you throughout the portfolio. Following the lead from property management plans, and in conjunction with colleagues, you will build and manage an effective and flexible work programme for you and your volunteers. You will support your fellow rangers in undertaking engagement and conservation work, contributing towards LON (Land, Outdoors and Nature) targets.

You will play the key role in maintaining excellent standards of presentation and property maintenance, successfully achieving Conservation Performance Indicator targets. You will build and maintain strong professional relationships with colleagues, contractors, tenants, friends groups and neighbouring land managers.

You'll also be responsible for helping with excellent communication of our conservation work to a wide range of audiences, both new and existing, through events, guided walks and engagement with local communities. You will appreciate the need for our countryside sites to bring in income, so your business ideas will play an important part in the team's success.

To deliver this role successfully, you will need to;

• Have practical experience of countryside/rural skills

• Have evidence of good people skills

• Have excellent communication skills including public presentation

• Have strong organisational skills including work programming

• Have a proven track record of managing and leading on health and safety and environmental compliance

• Have a full UK Driving licence

• Be able to manage contractors and small projects, including budgets.

And you'll need to demonstrate the following experience on your CV/Application;

• Diploma/NVQ3 or higher in countryside or environmental conservation

• Have good wildlife identification skills

• Empathy with, and experience of, working with volunteers

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