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Logo: South Downs National Park AuthorityPosition: Assistant Rangers x3

Location: 1x Central Area (Singleton), 1x Wealden Heath (Midhurst), 1x Eastern Area (Brighton with 1 day a week based out of Seven Sisters Country Park near Seaford)

Salary:  £20,812 - £24,038

Hours: 37 hours per week

Type of post: Permanent


A great opportunity has arisen to join either our Eastern, Central or Wealden Heath Office as an Assistant Ranger.


This is an entry level role critical to the work of the committed area team that has responsibility for implementing a wide range of countryside management activities.  You will be supporting the development of new projects covering landscapes, biodiversity, promoting countryside recreation and working with the community to promote understanding and encourage involvement. You will work closely with our fantastic team of volunteers with the ultimate goal of delivering the South Downs Partnership Management Plan and South Downs National Park Authority’s Business Plan.


To be part of the team you will need to have gained at least an Apprenticeship or Diploma in an environmental conservation subject area.  You will also need to be able to demonstrate your ability to plan, organise and deliver practical countryside management projects and activities. Strong team working, negotiating and interpersonal skills are key in working effectively with partners, colleagues, volunteers & local communities to be a success in this role.


Sound like something that interests you?  Think you can really add value to the role?  Meet the person specification?  Then please apply! 




To apply:  Please complete the application and monitoring form e-mailing them to recruitment@southdowns.gov.uk.  All applications must be submitted on the SDNPA application form (CV’s will not be considered) & must reach us by 11.30pm 7 July 2019.


Closing Date: 7 July 2019

Interview Dates: 24 and 26 July 2019 Central and Wealden, 30 July 2019 Eastern




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