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National Trust

Area Ranger

Full time (37.5 hours per week)


£25,000 per annum

Marsden Moor, Marsden, West Yorkshire

Closing Date: 20th June 2021


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 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 you’ll be doing:

As the Area Ranger you will manage a small team of Rangers and an even bigger team of volunteers - following the lead from the Property’s Business Plan and Countryside Manager you will build and manage an effective and flexible work programme for you and your team. You will deliver and support your team in undertaking moorland restoration conservation work, contributing towards HLS targets and our NFM and woodland creation ambition.

You will play the key role in maintaining excellent standards of presentation, access and compliance maintenance. You will build and maintain strong professional relationships with colleagues, contractors, commoners and neighbouring land managers.

You will appreciate the need for our countryside sites to bring in income, so your business ideas will play an important part in the team’s success by supporting our plant and Christmas tree sales.

Who we’re looking for:

  • Have practical experience of countryside/rural skills
  • Have evidence of good people management and leadership
  • Have excellent communication skills including public presentation
  • Have strong organisational skills including work programming
  • Have a proven track record of managing and leading on health and safety and environmental compliance
  • Have a full UK Driving licence
  • Be able to manage contractors and small projects, including budgets.

For more information and how to apply please click here

Closing Date: 20/06/2021  Location: Marsden Moor, Marsden, West Yorkshire

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