CJS Online: Visitor Management

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Recreation and Visitor Management vacancies: visitor services and management including event management.


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Voluntary roles can be found here.

Chief Executive - Brecon Beacons National Park Authority

Logo: Brecon Beacons National Park Authority

Location: Brecon, Wales

Salary: £75,858 - £83,440 per annum with starting pay dependent on your qualifications and experience

The Brecon Beacons are a special place – for people and for nature, and we are looking for a special person to lead the Authority and make sure our National Park remains that special place for future generations. Helping us respond to the interconnected challenges of climate change, biodiversity loss and economic disadvantage, our next Chief Executive will need to be a passionate leader who is dynamic and innovative, resilient and self aware, and capable of driving the Authority forward so that it becomes the best that it can be.

Visitor Experience Team Placement Ranger - Severn Trent Water

Logo:Severn Trent Water

Location: One of Carsington Water, Draycote Water or Staunton Harold Reservoir

Contract: 12-month Undergraduate Placement

This role is an excellent opportunity for any environmental, or countryside management undergraduate, to gain valuable in-depth experience and training at one of Severn Trent’s busy and beautiful Visitor Sites. As the public face of Severn Trent Water, good communication and people skills are always essential. During the placement you will develop first class customer service skills and will look to protect and enhance the company’s brand and image through the quality of service offered. This

Head Ranger – Stanwick Lakes - Rockingham Forest Trust

Logo: Rockingham Forest Trust

Full time, permanent contract (37.5 hours per week)

Salary: c £28k depending on experience

Location: The Nene Valley, Northamptonshire

This is an exciting opportunity to join a small environmental charity and social enterprise in a leadership role. Based at one of the region’s most popular countryside sites, the job involves organising and coordinating the work of the Ranger Team to help ensure the smooth day-to-day running of Stanwick Lakes.

Ranger - National Trust

Logo: National Trust

37.5 hours per week

Fixed term until 31/01/22

Harrogate, North Yorkshire

This role will work closely with the Countryside & Woodland Team, within Yorkshire Water’s Land & Property Team, who are responsible for welcoming thousands of Yorkshire Water’s customers to it’s land every year through the management and maintenance of car parks, picnic sites, permissive paths and recreational amenity buildings across the Yorkshire Water estate. Working closely with the Countryside & Woodland Team you will help keep Yorkshire Water’s sites maintained to an excellent standard, repairing and/or replacing assets, keeping sites clean and tidy and liaising with visiting customers.

Visitor Experience Manager – Burrator (Game Fishing Lead) - South West Lakes Trust

Logo: South West Lakes Trust

Location: Dartmoor (based at Burrator Reservoir, Devon)

Salary: £24,000 - £30,000 per annum

Hours: Full Time (40 hours per week)

South West Lakes is recruiting for a Visitor Experience Manager to take a lead on the game fishing business across our fisheries. Based at Burrator Reservoir with responsibilities across our Dartmoor sites, the ideal candidate will have experience in managing profitable game fishing venues or have a strong background in game fishing, and share our passion for outdoors and understand the variety of benefits it provides for people.

Head of Recreation and Ranger Services - North York Moors National Park Authority

Logo: North York Moors National Park Authority

Helmsley, North Yorkshire

(£37,800 to £40,800 with potential progression to £44,800)

We need a high-quality person to lead our Ranger, Apprentice and related Estate Services and be part of a wider team of around 110 staff and 600 volunteers who are delivering a great service in a wonderful environment.

You will be playing the leading role to ensure our work on recreation and access continues to be strong, creative and dynamic, providing excellent opportunities for the public to enjoy our fantastic National Park.

Centre Manager - The Magdalen Environmental Trust

Logo: The Magdalen Environmental Trust

Magdalen is an environmental education and care farming charity set on its own 132-acre organic farm and nature reserve.

We have a new job vacancy, for a Centre Manager. This is a complex full time role, suitable for an experienced, multi-skilled person. The salary is £25,000

Our outgoing Centre Manager has been at Magdalen for 20 years, and has helped manage the organisation through periods of dramatic change and growth.

Assistant Ranger - National Trust

Logo: National Trust

£10,441 pa

22.5 hours a week – Permanent


With your endless passion for our work, you’ll help with the protection and care of habitats, wildlife, property and machinery, and your passion will inspire other to love this beautiful place as much as you do. We want you to engage with visitors, making time to talk to them, not rushing away to the next task. As an easily identifiable member of the Ranger team, on your best day you will be creating lasting memories for everyone.

Assistant Ranger - National Trust

Logo: National Trust

£12,146 pa

26 hours a week – Permanent


Whether you’re maintaining our green spaces to assisting with guided visitor walks, through to delivering a wide range of engaging visitor experiences, no two days will be the same. You’ll also share and promote the work that we do here, ensuring special places like these are here to be both protected and enjoyed by everyone for ever. This will see you responding to queries and explaining the value of the work being undertaken. After all, your passion and dedication could fire the imagination that makes a visitor become a supporter for the rest of their life.