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Cardiff Council

Senior Community Park Ranger

Economic Development, Parks & Harbour Authority

Full Time Permanent post (37 hours per week)

Ref. ECO00331

Grade 7 - £30,095 - £34,373

An opportunity to help in shaping the future taking an active role leading a small but dedicated team of Community Park Rangers to manage and promote the natural environment within our public green space network.

As a member of a dynamic team, reporting to the Conservation and Community Development Manager you will engage with local communities and volunteers in supporting the promotion and management of the natural environment within parks and open spaces, nature reserves and woodlands and working with partner organisations to deliver community focussed outdoor environmental activities.

The post will be based at Forest Farm Conservation Centre, but will involve working across the city. You will need to have a full driving licence.

You will need to be driven, flexible and adaptable in what will be a challenging role where priorities can change quickly. You will need experience of working in an environmental field in an outdoor environment. You will need to be confident in engaging with people from a wide range of backgrounds., be able to able to lead events, environmental education and other conservation activities in all weathers.

You will also require excellent organisational skills, and an ability to communicate with people at all levels. You must be IT literate. Above all, you must have a “can-do” attitude, be able to solve problems under your own initiative, and be able to initiate and prioritise your own work to react to the demands of the team.

This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced check.

Due to the current COVID-19 circumstances the interview process for this role will be held on a virtual basis using an appropriate online platform. If you have any concerns around your ability to participate in a virtual interview process or if you would like an informal conversation about this varied and rewarding position please contact Nicola Hutchinson, Conservation and Community Engagement Manager on 02920445903 or 07976011878.

These posts are suitable for job share.

We welcome applications in both English and Welsh. Applications received in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than English applications.

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Closing Date: 26/09/2022  Location: Forest Farm Conservation Centre

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