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Logo: Birmingham City CouncilRanger Support Officer

Lickey Hills Country Park

£18,065 - £19,945 - Grade 2

Permanent, full-time

Ref: BCC000352


Birmingham Ranger Service is responsible for maintaining and promoting conservation across Birmingham's parks, open spaces and Nature reserves.  We work closely with and within our local communities to enhance residents and visitors enjoyment of our nature and Birmingham's public open spaces.


Birmingham Parks Service is looking to recruit a suitably qualified, experienced, and dynamic individual to complement and complete the existing team of Rangers at Lickey Hills Country Park.


The Role:

Based in the Visitor Centre reception you will meet and greet visitors, provide information directly, and deal with enquiries and shop sales. You will co-ordinate bookings received for service requests (school visits, work placements, volunteer opportunities, sponsorship and donations). You will manage the site’s Trading Account and general enquiries on a day to day basis. You will contribute towards the production of visitor centre interpretative displays.


You will possess good IT skills and be able to maintain financial and performance information for the site.


Special Conditions:

There will be an occasional requirement for out of hours attendance at various events on parks.

Rangers Support Officers currently work 2 out of 3 weekends on a rota. This requirement is fully covered in the rate of pay above.

Rangers Support Officers also work 8 out of 12 Bank Holiday days for which additional payment is claimed.

Ranger Service Hours are annualised to 36.5 hrs per week working pattern split is; 9.30am – 4.30pm winter (25 weeks) 9.30am – 18.00pm summer (27 weeks)


For any informal enquires please contact Steven Hinton, Ranger Services Manager on 0121 445 6036 or email steve.hinton@birmingham.gov.uk


We welcome applications from people with caring responsibilities and flexible working options will be considered.


A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be undertaken.


To apply and view job description & person specification, please click here


Closing date: 22 September 2019.


Right to work in the UK documentation will be fully checked for all applicants.  All non-UK and non-EU applicants are required to apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council and must be approved by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) before any employment offer can be confirmed. 





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