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White Cliffs Countryside Partnership

Ranger (Samphire Hoe)

£20,352 minimum to £23,327 maximum per annum

Full Time – Fixed-Term for 1 year (maternity cover)

White Cliffs Countryside Partnership

This is an exciting opportunity for an outgoing and talented individual to join our ranger team at White Cliffs Countryside Partnership (WCCP) – part of the role will be working at Samphire Hoe, a unique country park on the coast of East Kent. Working alongside the rangers and a dedicated group of volunteers, you will assist with the day-to-day management of Samphire Hoe, including habitat management, the delivery of educational activities, visitor management and the planning and delivery of events programmes. You will also assist with the management of other sites across Folkestone and Dover, helping to implement the aims and objectives of the WCCP.

Essential Requirements:

  • Experience of habitat management, especially grassland management
  • Experience of leading school groups outside the classroom
  • Experience of leading public engagement events
  • Experience of engaging local communities and members of the public in their local area
  • Experience of working with volunteers on practical projects
  • Passion for wildlife
  • Understanding of wildlife and other land based legislation
  • Qualification in conservation, biology or similarly related discipline or experience in making land management decisions to benefit wildlife and people
  • You will be required to work evenings and weekends

This post requires you to have a full driving license and your own transport.

Due to the nature of the role, this post requires an enhanced DBS check.

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For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Paul Holt, Partnership Officer (Samphire Hoe) on 01304 225649 or email

Closing date: 26 September 2021

Interview date: Week commencing 11 October 2021

Closing Date: 26/09/2021  Location: East Kent

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