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Logo: Vision Redbridge Culture & LeisureJob title: Forest Ranger

Reference: Hainault Forest

Type: Full time. Permanent

Grade: VR4

Salary: 23,358 - 24,303 PA

Location(s): Hainault Forest IG7 4QN, London Borough of Redbridge

Closing date: Monday 25 February


Are you passionate about working with the public and have excellent countryside estate management skills? A permanent placement will be available from February 2019, to join a highly motivated and skilled team within Hainault Forest, part of the parks and open spaces division.


Duties will be focused on practical outdoor countryside and forestry management tasks, including management of the Forests valuable ecological habitats (including the sites SSSI woodland), leading volunteer task days and small/medium events. The post holder will also have general maintenance and cleansing duties across the landscape and buildings, including litter picking/bin emptying. Assisting the senior ranger with onsite health and safety requirements, including facilitating site maintenance contracts, providing supervision to the rest of the team as deputy to the Senior Ranger, assisting with the farm and providing support during our large events in the Summer.


Skills and experience using Microsoft Office is essential to assist with emails, queries, administration and reports. The ability to work in a shift rota and on weekends is essential, as well as out of hours on occasion.


Deadline for application Monday 25 February. Interviews week commencing 4 March, preferred start date early April.


CV's will not be accepted. Please complete the application form


For a copy of the job description, person specification and application form, please contact nature.conservation@visionrcl.org.uk  


Completed application and/or queries should also be directed to the nature conservation ranger team: nature.conservation@visionrcl.org.uk or call Francis Castro on 020 8559 2316




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