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Kelburn Castle and Estate


Job Title: Seasonal Countryside Ranger (Volunteer)

Location: Kelburn Country Centre, Fairlie, near Largs, North Ayrshire


Closing Date: 14th  June 2018

Start Date: ASAP

Fulltime and Seasonal (ASAP – Oct) for a five day week 9am-6pm




An enthusiastic and highly motivated countryside volunteer ranger is required to join the established team to help with all aspects of practical countryside management and directly support the Head Ranger. This seasonal position will serve as part of our Countryside Ranger Service, which plays a fundamental role in enhancing and protecting Kelburn’s countryside, whilst encouraging greater public understanding and enjoyment of it.  


Candidates should have an interest in working outdoors in all conditions.  The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate some knowledge of natural history and will need to be friendly with a flexible attitude to work. The ideal candidate will also be practically minded and be able to roll up your sleeves and undertake diverse maintenance tasks.   The role comes with a modest weekly stipend for food and accommodation will be provided for the right candidate.


Main duties:


  • Supporting the Head Ranger and working directly with the Centre / Office managers, you’ll assist in all aspects of park and estate management.
  • Undertaking practical maintenance tasks all over the estate, including the glen and path maintenance.
  • Physical outdoor work in all weathers.
  • Being responsible for the presentation of facilities / exhibition areas.
  • Supporting daily routine operations, Litter / loos / etc
  • Monitoring safety of facilities adventure play areas etc.


Please send your c.v. (job title in subject line) to Jo Turner at jo@kelburncountrycentre.com  

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