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White Cliffs Countryside Partnership

Ranger

£20,352 minimum to £23,327 maximum per annum

Fixed- term (1 year) - Full Time

White Cliffs Countryside Partnership

The White Cliffs Countryside Partnerships (WCCP) was created to care for the special landscapes and wildlife of the Dover and Folkestone and Hythe Districts, and to help people enjoy them.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a great team and make a real difference to the special landscape and communities of Dover and Folkestone. Working in partnership with Dover Town Council, Folkestone and Hythe District Council and Network Rail, you will assist with the management of Folkestone Warren Local Nature Reserve, High Meadow Local Nature Reserve and other sites across the partnership area, helping to implement the aims and objectives of WCCP. You will develop and lead a range of volunteer and public engagement events, promoting safe and welcoming access for members of the public.

Essential Requirements:

  • Experience of habitat management, especially grassland management
  • Experience of wildlife monitoring and recording
  • Experience of installing a range of countryside furniture
  • Experience of working with volunteers on practical projects
  • Experience of managing visitors and working with communities on urban fringe sites
  • Ability to engage with visitors/members of the public to ensure that the RMCP message, and that of its funders, is being communicated
  • Passion and interest in wildlife and conservation
  • Understanding of wildlife and other land-based legislation
  • Qualification in conservation, biology or similarly related discipline or experience of working in the countryside sector
  • Outgoing and self-motivated
  • Excellent communication and team working skills
  • IT skills in Microsoft Office particularly Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Full, clean driving license

Due to the nature of the role, this post requires an enhanced DBS check.

For more information and to apply visit www.dover.gov.uk

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Richard Haynes, Partnership Manager on 07775 928226 / richard.haynes@dover.gov.uk

Closing date: 16 May 2021

Closing Date: 16/05/2021  Location: Dover

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