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Peak District National Park Authority

Rural Estates Worker (casual)

Aldern House, Bakewell, Derbyshire

£10.50 per hour

The Role

We are looking for Rural Estates Casual Workers to help us undertake practical conservation related tasks across a variety of sites either owned or managed by the Peak District National Park Authority.

In the role, you will be part of a casual pool of staff responsible for assisting in tasks such as hedge laying, repairing dry stone walls, tree and woodland management and rights of way maintenance. The frequency of the work will be ad hoc with more work likely to be available through the autumn and winter months.

This is a casual role with no fixed hours. Any available work will be offered and agreed in advance and may include weekend and Bank Holiday working.

About You

You will need to have experience of working outdoors in all weather conditions, have experience of, and interest in, practical conservation work such as hedge laying and dry stone walling.

About Us

The Peak District National Park was the first of Britain’s 15 national parks and is still enjoyed by millions, looking for both adventure and a breathing space to escape. It is also the most accessible due its proximity to four major cities of the UK and its 38,000 residents. We recognise the importance of our national park and our job is to speak up and care for the Peak District National Park for all to enjoy forever.


We offer a range of staff benefits including a great pension with employer contribution of 19.57%, 26-31 days’ holiday plus Bank Holidays and free parking at most of our offices.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

The Peak District National Park Authority is committed to equal opportunities. We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join us.

We are a Disability Confident employer and guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application meets the essential criteria for the role.

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Closing Date: 21/09/2023  Location: Bakewell

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