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Snowdonia National Park Authority

Area Warden – North

About Us

Snowdonia National Park Authority protects the natural beauty, wildlife and cultural heritage of Snowdonia National Park. Covering 823 miles of diverse landscape, the park is home to over 26,000 people, the highest mountain in Wales and England and the largest natural lake in Wales.

We are now looking for an Area Warden to support the North of Snowdonia National Park.

The Benefits

  • Salary of £25,481 - £27,741
  • Support access and rights of way within the National Park
  • Work in an incredible location at the base of Snowdon

The Role

As an Area Warden, you will be tasked with developing and carrying out a range of projects and programmes of work covering countryside access, land management, conservation and rights of way management.

Helping to deliver Snowdonia National Park Authority’s strategies, objectives and plans at a local level, you will act as the local representative of the park to residents, visitors and land managers. You will provide advice on safety, recreation and park management and work to resolve problems and conflicts as appropriate.

Your role will also involve:

  • Managing Patrol Wardens and Volunteers
  • Promoting and assisting with community schemes
  • Patrolling and monitoring habitats and recreational activities

About You

To be considered as an Area Warden, you will need:

  • To be able to communicate effectively in both Welsh and English (please see the Welsh Language Skills Framework Assessment within the job description)
  • An HND or equivalent qualification in Land Management or other relevant subject or extensive experience in relevant areas of work
  • Experience of Countryside Management, recreation and access issues
  • Experience of working with landowners and managers, local authorities, representative bodies or voluntary agencies
  • Knowledge of current access and recreational issues and their impact on National Park purposes
  • An awareness of National Park purposes

Other organisations may call this role Warden, Park Warden, Park Ranger, National Park Ranger, Mountain Leader, Countryside Ranger, or Countryside Warden.

The closing date for this role is 10.00am on the 5th of March 2021.

So, if you’re seeking your next challenge as an Area Warden, please click here to apply. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

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