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National Trust

Lead Ranger


£30,000 pa

Permanent f/t (37.5 hrs pw)

Quarry Bank Mill, Styal, Wilmslow, SK9 4LA

We have an exciting opportunity for someone to join the Property Leadership team at Quarry Bank and Nether Alderley Mill. You’ll have the chance to make your mark in driving forwards our land and nature ambitions; in particular our property response to climate change and continuously improving the way we look after our land and habitats for nature and people. Quarry Bank is a truly unique property with its fascinating mixture of industrial heritage, social history and beautiful gardens, woodland and countryside, which is why this is such a great opportunity. If you’re all about delivering great conservation alongside inspiring people through your leadership then this is the role for you.

What it's like to work here

Quarry Bank’s a great place to work as it’s a lively property open to the public 7 days a week. As a team, we're all really passionate about conservation, access, inclusivity and making sure that everyone who comes into contact with us has a great welcome and fantastic experience. We’re a dynamic and friendly group of 115 full and part time staff and nearly 500 volunteers working together to share the unique and varied stories of our special place.

What you'll be doing

You’ll be responsible for getting the best out of the team to ensure the delivery our Estate management plan. It’s a busy and varied role which requires you to prioritise your time between office based work and practical tasks. You’ll be expected to be organised in staying on top of the compliance requirements for the role whilst looking for opportunities to develop and enhance the conservation status of the property and engage visitors with our important work. It’s a big task, but at a site brimming with potential, you’ll really have a chance to make a difference and create a lasting legacy.

Who we're looking for

We’re looking for someone with real enthusiasm and demonstrable passion for the outdoors, but with a thorough understanding of the need to see the bigger picture and work well as part of a team at this complex and fascinating property. The successful candidate should have significant practical experience in land, conservation and access management. You’ll also have excellent knowledge of all health and safety requirements relevant to a countryside setting with experience of managing operational risk.

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Closing date: 22nd May

Closing Date: 22/05/2022  Location: Quarry Bank Mill, Styal, Wilmslow, SK9 4LA

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