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Devon County Council

Public Rights of Way Warden


Full Time 37 hours per week

Location: Ivybridge (South Hams)

Salary: £31,099 - £34,723 per annum

Do you enjoy the great outdoors, with skills and experience in managing public rights of way, trails, and countryside access? If so, this could be the job for you.

Devon County Council is recruiting for a warden to provide a lead role in day-to day management and maintenance of the public rights of way, unclassified county roads, and countryside access network, particularly to the southwest of the County (South Hams and West Devon area).

We are responsible for some of the UK’s most popular and well-regarded recreational trails, local routes, and paths. This includes enhancing and promoting the County’s network of over 5000 km of paths - helping to encourage and support health and wellbeing, environmental sustainability, and economic vitality.

Educated to degree level and/or with substantive work based training and experience in countryside, access and land management, you will have good working knowledge of relevant legislation, and associated powers and duties. Good interpersonal skills are also required. Key areas of focus will include co-ordinating maintenance and improvement works, path inspections and surveys, ensuring compliance with legal requirements, and liaison with landowners, interest groups, town and parish councils and contractors.

The closing date is 12 midnight on Wednesday 30th November.

Interviews are scheduled for 12th or 13th December 2022.

For an informal discussion, please contact Steve Gardner or Richard Walton on (01392) 383000.

  • We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
  • DCC embraces the positive benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to providing an environment that is inclusive and safe. We welcome applications from people who share our commitment to stop discrimination, challenge inequality and promote diversity across Devon. More information can be found on our Equality and Diversity webpages. 
  • The Council offers flexible working arrangements in terms of when and where people work e.g. hybrid working, part-time, condensed hours etc.
  • This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.
  • Personal data we collect from you will be processed in accordance with the Applicant privacy notice.
  • Happy to Talk Flexible Working.

For more information about Working for Devon please visit our Working for Devon page.

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Closing Date: 30/11/2022  Location: Ivybridge (South Hams)

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