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Norse Group

Park Ranger

As Medway Norse continue to provide support to the local community, we are looking to recruit a Park Ranger to work at Capstone Farm Country Park in Gillingham and Riverside Country Park in Rainham.

About the Role:

As Park Ranger, you will be part of a frontline team that maintains public areas and site infrastructure, focussing on improving and maintaining a variety of habitats, as well as helping to produce and deliver an annual events programme and leading educational session for local schools both on and off site.

Alongside park maintenance, you will be collaborating with a range of stakeholders, resolving health and safety issues whilst maintaining valuable green spaces and engaging the local community.

You will help manage and supervise the activities of contractors on site, and actively promote Medway's parks and open spaces in alignment with Norse Group’s values.

Capstone park - covers an area of 114 hectares and contains a mix of young and mature woodland, meadow/grassland and amenity parkland.

Riverside - covers an area of 100 hectares with a variety of habitats including mudflats, saltmarsh, ponds, reedbeds, grassland and scrub which runs alongside the Medway Estuary.

Both Country Parks are Green Flag Award accredited.

Our Successful Candidate:

You will be expected to bring a combination of knowledge, experience and skill to the role, highlighted by:

  • A professional qualification in countryside management (or similar subject), or demonstrable relevant experience
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation and health & safety guidelines, including environmental management
  • Experience leading, managing and supervising activities and events
  • Excellent communication skills, comfortable and confident when dealing with members of the public
  • Able to work effectively both as an individual and as part of a team

In return we can offer:

  • Competitive starting salary of £23,318.88 per annum
  • Fantastic induction programme, with further training available both in-house and professional
  • Excellent support through a hands-on, approachable management team and other colleagues
  • The opportunity to develop within a national company, with a clear career progression route
  • Annual leave entitlement, sickness scheme and pension scheme

We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so we would advise you to submit your application as early as possible.

Due to the high numbers of applications we receive for our vacancies, if you do not hear from us within 4 weeks of the date you apply, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful for this position.

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Closing Date: 09/12/2022  Location: Medway

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