CJS Online: Rights of Way

Way marked walks signpost (image: Reuben Hustler on Unsplash)

Rights of Way vacancies: access and all public rights of way related work.


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Voluntary roles can be found here.

Cinder Track Maintenance Ranger - Scarborough Borough Council

Logo: Scarborough Borough Council

Salary: £22,183-£24,491 per annum

An exciting opportunity to work in a dynamic Local Authority on the Yorkshire Coast. You will play a key role on the ground in delivering the Council’s Restoration Plan for the Cinder Track, a 36km shared use trail along a disused railway line between the Borough’s two main resorts. The council is recruiting a permanent Ranger to their Parks and Countryside Service to repair, maintain and enhance the Cinder Track to maintain the integrity and accessibility, aligned to the Council’s Restoration Plan.

Rights of Way Officer – Part Time - North York Moors National Park Authority

Logo: North York Moors NPA

Helmsley, North Yorkshire (home and office based)

North York Moors National Park presides over one of the most beautiful parts of the British Isles. The National Park is filled with picturesque towns and villages, peaceful moorland and dales, a dramatic coastline and is worthy of the recently awarded ‘International Dark Sky Reserve’ status. The North York Moors is a unique protected area with a broad diversity of habitats and ecosystems. We’re currently looking for a Rights of Way Officer to join us on a part-time basis, working 15 hours per week.

Access Field Officer- North and North West Region - The British Horse Society

Logo:The British Horse Society

Full Time-35 hours per week (working hours)

Salary: Competitive

Home Based

The British Horse Society is the nation’s largest equine charity with a passion for horses that is backed by knowledge and expertise. The BHS represents and provides a range of services for horse riders, horse owners, enthusiasts and professionals. You will be a member of the Society’s growing Access Department, which works to preserve, protect and extend equestrian access throughout the UK to enable every horse rider and carriage driver to be able to ride/drive from their stable onto a safe network of off road paths.

Planning and Communities Officer - West Sussex County Council

Logo: West Sussex County Council

Salary: £25,991 - £28,672 per annum

Working Pattern: Full time (37 hours per week)

Location: County Hall, Chichester

The role of the Planning and Communities Officer – Public Right of Way (PRoW) Team is to work within the planning process to ensure development in West Sussex does not have a negative impact on the PRoW network and to identify enhancements within this process where possible. You will develop and utilise opportunities to work collaboratively with community groups to protect and improve the network. The pressure of development on the PRoW network has been increasing over a number of years and securing investment in the network to mitigate its increased use is a key aspect of the service.

Estate Supervisor - Malvern Hills Trust

Logo: Malvern Hills Trust

(Temporary Full Time Post, 1 Year)

MHT have a vacancy to join our dedicated estate management team.

The post involves a wide range of practical conservation and estate management work, with particular focus on public access and furniture maintenance, tree management, building maintenance, and supervision of staff and contractors. The works are undertaken across 1200 hectares of the Malvern Hills and Commons.

Public Rights of Way Officer (Highway Asset Management) - Darlington Borough Council

Logo: Darlington Borough Council

Salary: £32,234.00 - £34,728.00

Permanent / 37 hours per week

The Highway Asset Management Section is responsible for the maintenance of highways, bridges, street lighting and public rights of way within the Borough. You will be responsible for the day to day management of the Public Rights of Way network which includes the manual routine inspection of the Borough’s network including the recording of asset condition and identifying any defects using tablet devices.