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City of London

Highgate Wood - Operative Ranger

Salary: £33,630 - £37,000 inclusive of all allowances
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Highgate Wood-N6
Shift and Schedule: 37 hours per week

We are pleased to announce that we are expanding our North London Open Spaces Team.

Do you excel working in a dynamic, outdoor, all-weather environment? Do you enjoy performing grounds maintenance and woodland conservation tasks to high standards? Are you willing to continue progressing in your skill sets and grounds maintenance and conservation knowledge?

About Us

The City of London Corporation manages 11,000 acres (approximately 4,500 hectares) of land in and around London that is enjoyed by over 16 million visitors annually. Whilst there are small pockets of land within the Square Mile, the majority can be found elsewhere in London and the surrounding counties. The City Corporation acts as Trustee of 10 charities which, through their various objects, are responsible for the preservation in perpetuity of a large proportion of these award-winning open spaces.

The Role

The Operative Ranger is the frontline face of our open spaces and critical to ensuring a safe, welcoming customer experience to all users and maintaining the high standards required for the Green Flag Award and other nationally recognised standards. The Operative Ranger will play a dynamic role in supporting existing teams to keep the parks clean and safe, engaging with visitors and community groups, continuing with the upkeep of sports pitches and facilities, and supporting events and entertainment across the department. This is an exciting role working in a unique open space within the North London Open Spaces division, working alongside a dedicated conservation team.

The Ideal Candidate

You have a full, clean UK driving licence. You have GCSE English and Maths, as well as an NVQ Sport Turf Management, Woodland Management, Environmental Conservation or have relevant experience. You have a good understanding of Health & Safety within a work environment. You have the relevant certification to operate machinery and tools. You will have demonstrable experience working in a fast-paced open spaces environment or a similar field. You have good communication skills, can follow company policies and procedures, and provide accurate updates to your Line Manager both written and verbal. You show initiative and work well in a team. You are flexible, calm under pressure and have a can-do approach to working outdoors.

Closing date: 12pm 26 June 2024.

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Closing Date: 26/06/2024  Location: Highgate Wood-N6

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