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Groundwork Yorkshire

Countryside Ranger

If you would like to apply for this job, please send your CV and covering letter to

SALARY: £20,600 - £22,000 per annum

BASIS: Full time, Permanent

SECTION: Communities (West Yorkshire)

LOCATION: To work across all three countryside park sites under Groundwork’s management (Fryston Trails, Frickley and Rabbit Ings Country Parks)

REPORTING TO: Senior Countryside Ranger (West Yorkshire)

RESPONSIBLE FOR: Outside contractors, consultants and volunteers


  • 37 hours per week
  • 25 days annual leave per annum plus bank holidays
  • Flexi/TOIL system in operation


  • The post will involve evening and weekend work, as required, in relation to events and activities etc.
  • DBS check required


37 hours per week (Mon – Fri)

Fryston Trails, Rabbit Ings & Frickley Country Park, Wakefield & Barnsley Districts

Groundwork Yorkshire are looking for an enthusiastic person to join their small team of countryside rangers. The post holder will demonstrate an eagerness for and knowledge of the natural world, be comfortable planning and delivering community activities, and working with schools. You will need to be confident, innovative, motivated and self-reliant. Practical site and habitat management are part of this role.

This is a great opportunity for someone looking to gain experience, and cover every aspect of open space management, community liaison, environmental interpretation and amenity.

A driver’s licence is essential, prior experience or a relevant degree or equivalent in an environmental subject is essential.

For further information, please contact Sophie Wilkinson, Senior Countryside Ranger

If you are interested in applying for this vacancy and have the necessary skills as outlined in the Job Description then please send your CV and a supporting cover letter to by the closing date.

Delete Date: 02/01/2023  Location: Fryston Trails, Rabbit Ings & Frickley Country Park, Wakefield & Barnsley Districts

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