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Assistant Ranger - Kinver Edge

Salary £18298 - Permanent contract - 37.5 hours a week

We are looking for an Assistant Ranger to join our team at Kinver Edge, to help with the protection and care of habitats, wildlife, property and machinery and inspire others to love this beautiful place as much as you do.

This will include engaging with visitors, maintaining our green spaces, assisting with guided visitor walks and delivering a wide range of engaging visitor experiences. You’ll also share and promote the work that we do here, respond to any queries and explain the value of the work being undertaken.

Much of the role is working with volunteers to improve and maintain the special habitats at Kinver and will include a significant amount of woodland and chainsaw work in the winter months. There are also exciting plans for large scale heathland restoration of conifer plantation which the successful applicant will be involved in. This role will suit someone who has a love of the outdoors and nature, an interest in active pursuits, and ambitions to work in land management within the conservation sector. There may be opportunities to collaborate with colleagues from across the Purbeck portfolio at Studland; including rangers, visitor experience teams and project staff to deliver our engagement and conservation strategies.

Who we're looking for:

To deliver this role successfully, you'll need to:

  • Demonstrate a willingness to work alongside volunteers and be able to support them to perform at their best
  • Have a commitment to customer service standards and experience of its delivery
  • Demonstrate a passion for nature and the outdoors
  • Have good written and verbal communication skills
  • Have good people skills enabling strong relationships externally and internally, to be built and maintained

      And you'll need to demonstrate the following experience on your CV;

      • Practical experience in land, conservation and access management, to level 2 (or equivalent level of vocational experience)
      • Familiarity with machinery/equipment and practical certificates as required by the property

        For more information and how to apply please click here

        Closing date 24th October 2021

        Closing Date: 24/10/2021  Location: Staffordshire

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