High Peak Moors. Peak District. Derbyshire
Contract type: Permanent
Hours: 37.5 hour pw (full time)
Salary: £24,371 per annum
The voice of our landscapes, conservation champions and lovers of all things outdoors, you’ll help to keep the British countryside fantastic for nature. Working in some of the nation’s most stunning places and spaces, 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.
We are looking for an experienced individual with a passion for conservation, engagement and access management to be our Area Ranger for the High Peak portfolio.
What it’s like to work here
As a countryside property, the National Trust in the Peak District is at the forefront of conservation – managing its land to the highest international standards for conservation, access and wider public benefits.
The High Peak property is the largest landholding within the portfolio. With over 11,000 ha of land designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest, comprising largely moorland and woodland habitats – incorporating iconic places such as Kinder Scout.
What you will be doing
As the Area Ranger you’ll be the essential lead for an operational team and the day-to-day delivery of our land management and operations across part of the High Peak.
Working to conservation management plans, you’ll build and manage effective and flexible seasonal work programmes for you and your volunteers. You’ll support your fellow rangers in undertaking engagement, maintenance and conservation work, contributing towards Land Management and Nature Conservation targets. With your team you’ll monitor compliance in support of multiple stewardship agreements.
You’ll develop and deliver small projects with assigned funding and will plan for the effective use of volunteers to increase our capacity, working safely and effectively.
You will be required to work some weekends, bank holiday and evenings.
Who we are looking for
To be fantastic in this role, you’ll need to meet the follow minimum requirements:
Proposed interview dates 15th December 2021 or 6th January 2022
Closing Date: 05/12/2021 Location: High Peak Moors. Peak District. Derbyshire