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Logo: Brighton & Hove City CouncilStanmer Estate Ranger

 

Economy Environment & Culture

 

21,589 - 23,836

 

Location: Stanmer Park

 

Fixed Term for 30 months

 

Job Ref: orbis/TP/9790/3251

 

We are looking for a highly motivated ranger to be part of the management and maintenance of the beautiful historic Stanmer estate in Brighton, and to develop and deliver activities.

 

About the role

 

Following a successful bid to the Heritage Lottery / Big Lottery Fund we are currently delivering a project which is investing over 7m in the restoration of Stanmer Park the largest park in Brighton & Hove. As part of this project we are looking for an experienced ranger who can work with a range of partners to deliver volunteer activities, educational material and site interpretation as set out in the project activity plan, along with day to day site management operations.

 

You will report to the Stanmer Estate Manager and be part of an enthusiastic team of parks professionals. You will work collaboratively with our key project partners, Plumpton College and South Downs National Park. You will also be interacting with a diverse group of park visitors, village residents and businesses located within the estate.

 

The successful candidate will:

 

  • Organise and lead learning and volunteer activities in the wider estate.
  • Take part in exciting initiatives such as the conservation grazing project and the ambitious Stanmer woodland management plan.
  • Engage with a wide range of stakeholders to enable the council to achieve its objectives for the Stanmer Estate.
  • Work closely with the Estate Manager and other partners to ensure that the key messages of heritage and environment are effectively communicated to the residents, visitors and potential users of the estate.
  • Carry out some practical land management tasks.

 

You will also support the Estate Manager in the management and maintenance of the whole Estate and delivery of the Stanmer restoration project Activity Plan. Working with a range of delivery partners to develop and deliver volunteer activities, educational material and site interpretation as set out in the project activity plan along with day to day site management operations.

 

For an informal discussion, please contact Robert Walker, Head of City Parks on 01273 294349.

 

To apply, please visit our website.

 

Closing date: 1st September 2019.

 

Interview date: 11th September 2019.

 

Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check. 

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