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Logo: Sevenoaks District CouncilTrainee Countryside Ranger

Department: Direct Services

Salary: 18,320 - 25,408




Sevenoaks District Council is recognised as one of the best places to work in the UK, having recently retained our Platinum accreditation under Investors in People. We are the only financially self-sufficient Council in the country and have an ambitious agenda to do more for our communities.


We are seeking to recruit a Trainee Countryside Ranger to assist in the daily and seasonal work activities required for the protection, safety, maintenance and improvement of the Councils Parks and Woodlands assets and its Commons responsibilities. 


This role is ideal if you have a passion for wildlife and conservation as we will help you to develop a broad knowledge of the Countryside Ranger role and responsibilities. In addition, you will study for a recognised Countryside management qualification.


You will need good IT skills, be well organised, a good communicator and be customer focused. You will also need a flexible approach to working and you will be expected to develop your practical skills and to have a 'hands-on' approach to use of all relevant tools (subject to training). 


This role requires a full and clean driving licence for vehicles up to 3.5 tonnes and is based at our Rangers Lodge, Shoreham.


Starting salary will be dependent upon skills and experience.


For an informal chat about this vacancy, please contact Ashley Walmsley, Amenities Officer, on 01732 227175 or 07966 402914.


Additional Information: Our staff benefits package includes: flexible annual leave & working arrangements, discounted membership of Sencio's Leisure Centres, excellent training & development opportunities.


How To Apply: To apply online please visit our website @ www.sevenoaks.gov.uk/jobs


Closing Date: 3rd July 2019


Interview Date: First stage interviews 18th & 19th July 2019, Second stage interviews 6th August 2019



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