Logo: National Trust

National Trust


Location: Dyrham Park, Dyrham, Bath, SN14 8ER

Contract Type: Permanent

Reference/IRC: IRC139549

Closing Date: 4th June 2023

Salary: £22152


We’re looking for a highly motivated person to join our established park team of 3, reporting directly to the area ranger, delivering conservation work on this truly unique site.

Come rain or shine, your enthusiasm will inspire others as you strive to ensure that our landscapes are beautifully presented and continue to take our visitors’ breath away. As a busy property, Dyrham Park has a mansion with an internationally significant collection, a historic deer park, veteran champion trees, enriching visitor activities and experiences.

What it's like to work here

Together we will look after this beautiful site for conservation and visitor access. The park team is made of specialist staff and volunteers who are passionate about the conservation of nature and the parkland. The park team is one department in a complex site, all working to deliver great conservation through a culture of collaboration and co-operation.

To find out more about the property, please visit: Dyrham Park | South Gloucestershire | National Trust

What you'll be doing

You'll carry out conservation and infrastructure maintenance tasks in different areas of the parkland and lead a team of volunteers to do so, you will be responsible for raising presentation standards, ensuring health & safety compliance, maintaining the equipment and infrastructure. You'll be working in collaboration with Visitor Experience, Visitor Welcome and Facilities teams to create the best experience of the parkland.

You will work part of a wider Outdoor team of the park deer manager and gardeners, supporting each other to ensure we respond to outdoor issues and work a 7-day rota which includes working 1 weekend in 4.

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 improve 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 as a team
  • Be enthusiastic with a willingness to learn
  • Be able to work safely, with risk assessments and compliance with safety procedures
  • Experience in a land, access and conservation management
  • Competence with machinery and equipment as well as having the relevant certificates required, and a full UK driving licence

For further information and to apply, please click here

Closing Date: 04/06/2023  Location: Dyrham Park, Dyrham, Bath, SN14 8ER

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