Logo: National Trust

National Trust


Location: Branscombe, Branscombe, Seaton, EX12 3DB

Contract Type: Permanent

Reference/IRC: IRC123329

Closing Date: 26 June 2022

Salary: £21684


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 it's like to work here

East Devon is a varied property, caring some exceptional places. Our countryside sites predominately range along the south coast of East Devon, covering around 750 hectares. Within this wide-ranging property, we conserve; Sections of the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site, Special Sites of Scientific Interest, ancient hill forts, species rich grasslands, and diverse woodlands.

What you'll be doing

Our Ranger will play a pivotal role in delivering our nature conservation plans. Engaging and inspiring our volunteer teams, working with the local communities, realising potential and grasping opportunities.

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.

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, no two days will be the same.

Who we're looking for

Our team believe that people deserve more than just ‘good service’, but an amazing experience they’ll never forget, and we are looking for like-minded people to join us.

You’ll need to:

  • Deliver practical conservation work to protect and enhance the conservation status of the property
  • Demonstrate a passion for nature, heritage and the outdoors
  • Able to engage with visitors to ensure they understand the value of your work
  • Help create a great place to work, sharing common goals
  • Be enthusiastic with a willingness to learn
  • Be an excellent team player
  • 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

Apply here

Closing Date: 26/06/2022  Location: Branscombe, Branscombe, Seaton, EX12 3DB

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