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National Trust

Ranger

Location: Mottisfont SO51 0LP

Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract, Full-time

Reference/IRC: IRC132653

Closing Date: 05-Feb-2023

Salary: £21,684 per year

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

Interviews for this role are expected to be held on the 14th of February.

Our 6000 acre portfolio offers the chance to work across a diverse range of internationally important habitats and landscapes across the Test Valley and New Forest in Southern Hampshire. From the butterfly rich flora of the chalk downland at Stockbridge, we flow through the chalk stream rivers of the Test at Mottisfont along with estate grassland, hedgerow, and ancient oak woodland.

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 encourage 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.

You’ll make sure that, at every twist and turn of these phenomenal 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.

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.

In this role, you’ll work some weekends, bank holidays and evenings and being on-call.

Please also read the full role profile.

Who we're looking for

You’ll need to;

  • Deliver practical conservation work to protect and improve the conservation status of the property
  • Able to engage with visitors to ensure they understand the value of your work
  • Be hard-working with a willingness to learn
  • Be an excellent teammate
  • Be able to work safely, with risk assessments and compliance with safety procedures
  • Experience in a land, access and conservation management
  • Experience in and working in a similar outdoor setting
  • Competence with machinery and equipment as well as having the relevant certificates required
  • A full UK driving licence

   
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Closing Date: 05/02/2023  Location: Mottisfont SO51 0LP

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