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Logo: Warwickshire County CouncilAssistant Countryside Rangers x 4 full time x1 part-time (or job share)

Fixed Term – Summer Seasonals (April – Sept)

Hours  ie  Full time (37hrs) Part time (15hrs Sat & Sun)  per week

Salary:  £16,755 per annum (pro-rata)

Job reference: WARW000004585 

 

About Us

 

The Country Parks Service has a portfolio of 5 Country Parks and 3 Greenways across Warwickshire serving in excess of 900,000 visitors a year.

 

Kingsbury Water Park is renowned for its birdlife and is popular with birdwatchers. It lies on the River Tame and bordered on the western edge by the Birmingham and Fazeley Canal.   The Park comprises of meadow, woodland and lakes attracting over 350,00 visitors each year.

 

We’re looking for an Assistant Rangers to join us at Kingsbury Water Park.

 

The Role

 

As our Assistant Ranger you’ll be working weekends and Bank Holidays in all weathers.  You’ll be helping to promote and assist visitors’ enjoyment of the countryside and contribute to events, volunteer management and provide information and advice on activities.  You will also be running holiday events and assisting with school groups.  Ensuring the park and facilities are clean and tidy; as well as take payment for goods and assisting with parking are all part of your duties.  In addition, you may be required to work at other sites as required as well as work additional hours as the need arises.

 

Skills, Knowledge and Experience

 

To be successful in this role you’ll need knowledge of Conservation, recreation and countryside issues as well as previous experience of working or volunteering in a leisure or countryside environment where you will have developed practical countryside skills.  It’s essential that you want to work weekends and Bank Holidays and equally important you have the ability to work within a team as well as on your own initiative.  As you’ll be managing a variety of relationships, strong customer care and communication skills are necessary. An interest in wildlife and the outdoors is desirable.

 

Additional Information

 

For further information about the role please contact Rachel Hextall, 01827 872660 or email rachelhextall@warwickshire.gov.uk

 

Closes:  Weds 6th February 2019

Interviews anticipated w/c 25th February  2019

   

Full details click here

 

To apply for this role, please download and complete the Application and Equality Forms from www.wmjobs.co.uk or stating if you wish part time or full time (as applicable).  Once complete, please send these, before the closing date, to parks@warwickshire.gov.uk.   Alternatively you can post these to: 

Kingsbury Water Park

Bodymoor heath

Sutton Coldfield

B76 0DY

 

Please note that all applications must be received on an application form.  We do not accept CV's and do not keep CV's on file unless part of an application. 

 

 

 

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