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National Trust

Area Ranger

Location: Tyntesfield, Wraxall, Bristol, BS48 1NT

Contract Type: Permanent

Reference/IRC: IRC125200

Closing Date: 7 August 2022

Salary: £25662

Summary

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, come rain or shine, your love of the outdoors will inspire others as you strive to ensure that landscapes are beautifully presented and continue to take our visitors’ breath away.

What it's like to work here

The 70-strong team at this spectacular Victorian gothic house have ambitious plans for growth over the next few years. Tyntesfield’s excellent location just outside of Bristol means there is great scope to develop the visitor experience to this vast estate, and the team are encouraged to be forward thinking and creative in their approach. There is a strong sustainability focus at the property with working kitchen gardens that produce delicious produce for the café and restaurant.

For more information about our property please visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk/tyntesfield

What you'll be doing

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 will 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. You'll play the key role in maintaining excellent standards of presentation and property maintenance, successfully achieving Conservation Performance Indicator targets.

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'll 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.

Who we're looking for

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 excellent communication skills including public presentation
  • Have strong 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.

   
And you'll need to demonstrate the following experience on your CV/Application;

  • Diploma/NVQ3 or higher in countryside or environmental conservation
  • Have good wildlife identification skills
  • Habitat and species surveying experience
  • Empathy with, and significant experience of, working with volunteers

   
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Closing Date: 07/08/2022  Location: Tyntesfield, Wraxall, Bristol, BS48 1NT

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