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Logo: Anglian Water Services Ltd Love Every DropGrafham Water is recruiting a permanent Ranger. Our Recreation Team manages over 3,700 hectares of parkland, woodland and reservoirs including Grafham Water. These areas provide valuable open space offering high quality leisure opportunities ranging from international triathlons, sailing regattas to nationally and internationally important fishing competitions. We want our visitors to experience and enjoy our great leisure facilities and to be as passionate and proud of our environment as we are.

 

What will you be doing?

 

As a Ranger at Grafham Water, most of your time will be spent outside, undertaking maintenance of the Water Park, managing the fishery and ensuring the infrastructure is in good condition. You'll be in constant contact with our visitors and part of your role will be to provide excellent customer service.

 

Managing Grafham Water's internationally renowned trout and predator fishery is an integral part of the role. Maintaining the fleet of 50 fishing boats, organising fish deliveries, running competitions and ensuring the safety of our anglers is of the highest priority. You'll have the opportunity to develop new commercial fishing events and promote the fishery and wider water park via social media channels, driving continued success to the park.

 

You'll be responsible for carrying out safety inspections and routine repairs as well as delivering initiatives and events which will have a positive impact on our customer's experience. To ensure our visitors have a safe and pleasurable visit you'll maintain our cycling and walking paths, trees and woodland, water safety and keep our car parks and play areas tidy. You will also carry out conservation land management with our volunteers group and work closely with the Park Management to keep our visitors safe.

 

What do you need?

 

You'll need to have experience in the management and maintenance of country parks and/or fisheries and it would be extremely advantageous if you have practical land and/or water based qualifications.

 

This is a customer facing position; you'll therefore have excellent interpersonal skills and strive to deliver outstanding customer service around Grafham Water.

 

If you are offered a job with us, you will be subject to the relevant/standard employment checks, including: your right to work in the UK, reference, driving licence and identity check. Depending on your role, you may also be subject to further pre-employment checks.

 

If successful in your application, you will have access to a company vehicle to use whilst on site, so a full driving licence is essential.

 

For more information and to apply, please click here 

 

Closing date: 12th February 2019 

 

 

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