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National Trust

Area Ranger

Location: Box Hill

Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract

Reference/IRC: IRC125560

Closing Date: 14-Aug-2022

Salary: £25,662 per annum

The voice of our landscapes, conservation champions and lovers of all things outdoors, you’ll help to keep the British countryside and coast wonderful. Working in some of the nation’s most stunning places and spaces.

Situated just 15 miles from London, Box Hill is a famed beauty spot in the North Downs. If you like the great outdoors, you will love this stunning location with its breath-taking views, fantastic walks and colourful wildlife. Box Hill has a thriving café, a shop and an information point where National Trust memberships are sold. You’ll need your own transport to get here, however this is your chance to join a close-knit and small team in a truly idyllic location.

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As the Area Ranger you'll manage a small team of Rangers working like you throughout the portfolio: following the lead from the Property’s Business Plan you'll build and manage an effective and flexible work programme for you and your team. You'll support your fellow rangers in undertaking engagement and conservation work, contributing towards HLS (Higher Level Stewardship) targets.

You'll play the key role in maintaining excellent standards of presentation and property maintenance, successfully achieving Conservation Performance Indicator targets. You'll build and maintain strong professional relationships with colleagues, contractors, tenants and neighbouring land managers.

You’ll also be responsible for helping with excellent communication of our conservation work to a wide range of audiences, both new and existing, through events, guided walks and engagement with local communities. You will appreciate the need for our countryside sites to bring in income, so your business ideas will play an important part in the team’s success.

Please also read the full role profile attached to this advert.

To deliver this role successfully, you will need to;

  • Have practical experience of countryside/rural skills
  • Have evidence of good people management and leadership
  • Have good communication skills including public presentation
  • Have good organisational skills including work programming
  • Have a proven track record of managing and leading on health and safety and environmental compliance
  • Have a full UK Driving licence
  • Be able to manage contractors and small projects, including budgets
  • Experience managing volunteer groups

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Closing Date: 14/08/2022  Location: Box Hill

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