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Salary: £28,776 - £31,090 per annum


An excellent opportunity has arisen to work for Hart District Councilís multi-award winning Countryside Department.


This comes at an exciting time in the delivery of our service and is full of opportunity for an enterprising candidate.  Hart District Council are investing heavily in the provision of quality green space and are currently constructing new countryside sites across the district.  These include 2 major country parks and a further 5 new wildlife sites amounting to a total investment of £45 million + in the future of our green spaces. We are also looking into several species' re-introduction projects including, European Beaver and Water Voles. 


The Senior Ranger will be responsible for delivering the Council priorities through increasing our profile, presence and impact whilst providing safe, well managed and welcoming sites to enable this to happen.


We are looking for an enterprising, resourceful, enthusiastic and self-motivated individual used to reacting to the unexpected. A flexible approach to working is essential as weekend and evening hours are required. You will be a natural leader with a friendly, outgoing personality and provide excellent standards of customer service to inspire those around you.


You will hold a relevant degree and have held a similar role with significant staff management experience. You will have a passion for connecting people with the environment and willing to share your wildlife knowledge. You will have good understanding of management plans and a variety of relevant habitat management techniques, budget control, procurement procedures and income generation. You will need to be practical, experienced in the use of a wide range of relevant machinery such as tractors, chainsaws and brush-cutters. You will have exceptional organisational planning, communication and people management skills.


The Senior Ranger needs to be used to physically demanding requirements, have excellent IT skills, be a competent swimmer and hold a current driving licence.


Above all it is essential that you demonstrate behaviours in line with our HART values and a passion and a commitment to continually seek to innovate and develop our workforce, which will in turn enable us to succeed in our ambitions


Please follow the link here further information and to make an application 


Closing Date 6th May 2019




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