Location: Reigate Hill, Surrey
Contract Type: Permanent Contract
Closing Date: 27-Nov-2022
Salary: £25,662 - £27,300 depending on experience
We’re looking for an Area Ranger to join our team at Reigate Hill.
As part of the wider Surrey Hills Portfolio, you’ll work alongside many Ranger and Visitor Experience teams to deliver the portfolio targets and ambitions.
You’ll work with many important stakeholders from farm tenants to the local council, as well as other conservation organisations such as Butterfly Conservation and the Surrey Dormouse group.
What it's like to work here
In addition to Reigate Hill, you’ll manage Gatton Park and Oxted Downs. These include downlands with rare butterflies, woodlands thriving with dormice and an ancient parkland with stunning veteran trees.
There'll be plenty of opportunities to develop and increase your knowledge in habitats that might be new to you. We’re happy to fill in training gaps for the right candidate.
What you'll be doing
Deliver Countryside Stewardship agreements for priority habitats
Create an ambitious habitat management work programme
Shape and deliver the work programme with your volunteer team, contractors and grazier
Lead on infrastructure management by identifying and implementing work plans for all aspects of physical countryside infrastructure and maintaining our extensive rights of way networks
Build and maintain strong professional relationships with colleagues, contractors, grazier, tenants and neighbouring land managers
Be responsible for keeping compliant to National Trust standards, including tree safety management.
Who we're looking for
Closing Date: 27/11/2022 Location: Reigate Hill, Surrey