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Earth Trust


We are recruiting two new rangers – one full time and one part time – to join us for fixed term contracts. Our rangers provide essential land management delivery for our mixed farm, forestry, wetlands and community reserves.

This role is a vital member of the land management team and is one of the main public faces for Earth Trust.

About the role

You will carry out a range of land management, conservation and visitor engagement activities across our green spaces to help deliver our environmental vision.

We’re looking for someone with relevant practical land and/or environmental conservation experience with a track record of working with the public, visitors or volunteers. You’ll be passionate about supporting our mission to inspire people to address climate, biodiversity and wellbeing with the power of natural green spaces, taking action for people and planet.

Key responsibilities

  • Undertake practical tasks maintaining green infrastructure, undertaking grassland, woodland and wetland land management operations.
  • Lead weekly volunteer group activities and provide support for visiting groups, engaging people with green spaces and the natural environment.
  • Carry out surveys, repairs and site inspections, and review site, task and COSHH risk assessments.
  • Contribute to green infrastructure planning and site management plans.


  • Contract: Full time, 12 months fixed term inc at least one weekend day per month; Part time (28 hours per week) inc at least one weekend day per month, until April ‘24
  • Location: Earth Trust Centre, Little Wittenham OX14 4QZ
  • Salary: £23,600 per annum (pro rata)
  • Benefits: 26+ days holiday per year, up to 7.72% pension contribution

About us

Earth Trust is an environmental charity with 40 years’ experience in caring for and inspiring others with green spaces. We believe that connection to nature can catalyse action to protect the environment, as well as provide vital mental and physical wellbeing benefits for people.

Together with our supporters, Earth Trust is guardian of some extremely special and inspiring places full of nature and heritage. We care for 500 hectares of woodland, farmland, wildflower meadows and wetlands, which receive more than 200,000 visits a year.

We use these amazing places to engage and inspire people and to demonstrate nature-based solutions to climate, biodiversity and public health crises, that we hope others will take and use elsewhere. We work to champion access to green space for everyone, to deepen engagement with nature, and to share our learnings about managing land in a way that is gentle on the earth.


Alongside a competitive salary, we offer generous annual leave, volunteering opportunities, family friendly, flexible working wherever possible, with forums and inclusive facilities to support our staff. 26 days holiday per year, increasing with length of service, plus an additional 3 days of leave over Christmas and bank holidays. Up to 7.72% employer pension contribution.


Earth Trust strives to be a diverse and inclusive place where we can all be ourselves and we are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff. Individuals are encouraged to apply regardless of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief.

How to apply

Download the Recruitment Pack for further details of the role.

To apply, please submit your CV and a covering letter describing why you are interested and how your skills and experience make you a good fit, to

Closing date
Midnight Sunday 11th June 2023

Interviews will be held at Earth Trust Centre w/c 19th June 2023

Closing Date: 11/06/2023  Location: Little Wittenham, Abingdon, Oxfordshire

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