Location: Lyme Park, Disley, Stockport, SK12 2NX
Contract Type: Contract / full time
Closing Date: 03/12/2023
Salary: £21,021 per annum
The voice of our landscapes, conservation champions and lovers of all things outdoors, you’ll help to keep the 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
Lyme is an exciting place to work for a ranger, as a fast paced property with the opportunity to work with a variety of habitats including Grade 2 listed parkland, woodlands, moorland and grasslands. This role will have you working within a small but passionate team of staff and volunteers, committed to conservation. You will assist in all aspects of a ranger role such as woodland management, estate maintenance, surveying habitats and species, engaging with visitors and working with livestock.
What you'll be doing
With your endless passion for our work, you’ll help with the protection and care of habitats, wildlife, property and machinery, and your passion will inspire other to love this beautiful place as much as you do. We want you to engage with visitors, making time to talk to them, not rushing away to the next task. As an easily identifiable member of the Ranger team, on your best day you will be creating lasting memories for everyone.
You’ll make sure that, at every twist and turn of these fantastic landscapes, we’re delivering outstanding outdoors experiences and excellent conservation work. You’ll share our common goal with customers and build relationships in the local community, proudly representing the National Trust. So whether you’re maintaining our green spaces to assisting with guided visitor walks, through to delivering a wide range of engaging visitor experiences, no two days will be the same.
You’ll also share and promote the work that we do here, ensuring special places like these are here to be both protected and enjoyed by everyone for ever. This will see you responding to queries and explaining the value of the work being undertaken. After all, your passion and dedication could fire the imagination that makes a visitor become a supporter for the rest of their life.
Closing Date: 03/12/2023 Location: Lyme Park, Disley, Stockport, SK12 2NX