Logo: National Trust

National Trust

Ranger x 2

Location: Polesden Lacey

Contract Type: Permanent

Reference/IRC: IRC137891

Closing Date: 28-May-2023

Salary: £22,152 per annum

The voice of our landscapes, conservation champions and lovers of all things outdoors, you’ll help to keep the British countryside and coast wonderful.

This is a full-time, permanent contract.

The role will include some weekend, bank holiday and occasional evening working.

Salary: £22,252 - £28,275 dependant on experience.

Proposed interview date: 6th June

There is the potential for on site accommodation with key holder responsibilities. Please contact for more info.

Please submit a CV and Cover Letter on application for this role.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a hard-working and committed team, to work with the wider team at Polesden and to learn and develop a range of practical conservation skills.

Working alongside 2 other Rangers, managing our volunteer teams and reporting to the Lead Ranger, you'll be delivering the day-to-day management of this diverse and dynamic landscape. With a range of different habitats spread across the 1600 acre estate, you'll be getting involved with impactful habitat restoration projects across our parkland, orchards, chalk grassland, SSSI woodland and wood pasture.

With your endless passion for our work, you’ll help with the protection and care of habitats, wildlife, property and machinery.

You’ll make sure that, at every twist and turn of these fantastic landscapes, we’re delivering outstanding outdoors experiences and excellent conservation work.  You’ll also share and promote the work that we do here, ensuring special places like these are here to be both protected and enjoyed by everyone for ever.

This will see you responding to queries and explaining the value of the work being undertaken. You'll be working alongside our tenant farmers, internal and external stakeholders and across departments at the property, you'll help to deliver on meaningful conservation and habitat improvement work from planning to onsite delivery.

Please also read the full role profile for this advert.

Who we're looking for

  • Deliver practical conservation work to protect and enhance 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 Be able to work as part of a team
  • 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
  • A full UK driving licence

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Closing Date: 28/05/2023  Location: Polesden Lacey

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