CJS Online: Visitor Management

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


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Seasonal Ranger - Hopetoun House

Hopetoun House, South Queensferry
Fixed Term for 6 Months: 1st April – 30th September 2020

An outgoing, energetic and motivated person is required to support our Permanent Ranger for the 2020 season. The successful candidate will support the Permanent Ranger in all aspects of work including but not limited to; developing and delivering a variety of ranger guided walks and activities, educational workshops and large-scale public events. Duties also include undertaking general grounds care tasks, patrolling and welcoming visitors, conducting biological monitoring including data handling, leading volunteers, and developing and delivering activities for youth groups.

Visitor Experience Assistant - RSPB

Location: Conwy
Salary starting at: £16,010 to £16,252 per annum
Hours: Full time
Contract: Fixed term - 2 years

Are you a great people person? Do you thrive on exceeding customer expectations? Can you inspire and enthuse others? Are you passionate about wildlife and conservation? A fantastic opportunity has been created for a full time Visitor Experience Assistant on a 2 year contract at RSPB Conwy reserve in North Wales.

Lead Ranger – South Downs - National Trust

Permanent – Full Time role (37.5 hrs per week)
£27,735 Per Annum
East Dean, near Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN20 0AB
Your main base sits at the eastern end of the world famous Seven Sisters chalk cliffs. The iconic views form part of one of the longest stretches of undeveloped coastline on the south coast. As Lead Ranger, you'll be responsible for the management of a team of Rangers who care for our countryside properties. You’ll develop and coordinate a wide range of cyclical and response operations, commission specialist contractors and contribute to a programme of conservation and engagement projects.

Environmental Education Intern - Berkshire, Buckinghamshire & Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust

Salary: National minimum wage
Contract: Fixed term, Part time (21 hours per week).
Based: Successful candidate may choose main location from our 4 centres in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire or Oxfordshire.
We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to undertake an internship to train as an Education Officer within our People Engagement team. The role will involve assisting, with a view to leading, our education programmes for schools and other groups visiting our education centres; helping to develop, resource and run parent and toddler sessions; supporting and developing the delivery of educational events for families, specialist groups and the general public (on and offsite); supporting external community engagement events, walks and talks.

Ranger - South Downs National Park Authority

Location: Eastern Downs Office, Stanmer Park, Brighton

Salary: £27,161 – £29,137 (£16,516 - £17,718 pro rata)

Hours: 22.5 per week (Wednesday – Friday)

Type of post: Temporary job share for up to 12 months (maternity cover).

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Ranger to join our area team, which is responsible for implementing a wide range of countryside management activities in the Eastern Downs. As a Ranger you will be involved in projects around landscape and biodiversity, promoting informal countryside recreation and ensuring community involvement in order to achieve the South Downs Partnership Management Plan and SDNPA’s Business Plan outcomes.

Seasonal Ranger - Northamptonshire County Council

Salary: £8.58 per hour (Sundays time and half/ Bank Holidays double time)

Location: Irchester and Sywell Country Parks, Northamptonshire

Contract: Fixed term until 7/9/2020

Working Pattern: 5 days a week

Hours: 37 hours/week: You will be required to work 3 out of 4 weekends per month as well as bank holidays, statutory and discretionary holidays.

We are seeking 2 Seasonal Rangers, which will be based at Irchester or Sywell County Park. You will work in the Country Parks team helping visitors to enjoy the Park, ensuring the facilities are clean and tidy and assisting with smooth running of the park.

Visitor Experience Officer - RSPB

Location: Arne, Wareham
Salary starting at: £17,276 to £18,716 Per Annum, Pro-rata
Hours: Part time, 30 hours per week
Contract: Permanent

You'll contribute to the planning and day to day running of the visitor experience offer including assisting with planning and delivering an exciting programme of events for wide-ranging audiences, encouraging engagement, and footfall to the reserve, through promotional activities, including social media, as well as working with a large, inspirational team of volunteers and staff all driven to help save nature.

Ranger - Groundwork Northamptonshire

Salary: £20,000 per annum (pro rata)
25 Hours

Delivery at Twywell Hills and Dales, Kettering, NN14

Groundwork Northamptonshire are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our team. As Ranger, you will lead on the management, maintenance and development of Twywell Hills and Dales open space for the benefit of nature and local people. It’s a really exciting site, which is well used and has lots of areas of interest.

Ranger - National Trust

Flatford, East Bergholt, Suffolk, CO7 6UL

£19,928 PA

The voice of our landscapes, conservation champions and lovers of all things outdoors, you’ll help to keep the British countryside and coast wonderful. Working in some of the nation’s most stunning places and spaces, come rain or shine, your love of the outdoors will inspire others as you strive to ensure that landscapes are beautifully presented and continue to take our visitors’ breath away. 

Country Parks Officer - Eastleigh Borough Council

6-month fixed term contract

£18,771 pro-rata

37 hours a week to be worked over 7 days

Eastleigh Borough Council is an ambitious and progressive council. We are recognised for our innovation and achievements, whilst delivering high quality service to our customers and the community.

You will be part of a wider team and will occasionally cover the information desk; providing information, support and first aid when needed. The country park team deliver a number of events across the year and you will also help ensure these are successful events, enjoyed by our visitors.

Discovery Centre Manager - West Bay Discovery Centre

The role is seasonal and fixed-term until the end of October 2020.

26 hours per week, including weekend working on a regular basis.

Pro-rata to £21,000pa.

Based in West Bay.

We are looking for a well-organised, energetic and enthusiastic person to help us build on the success of the award-winning West Bay Discovery Centre. Working with our volunteers you’ll provide a great welcome for visitors

Contracts Manager – Central (West) - Woodland Trust

Salary £24,000 - £27,500
3 year Fixed Term Contract
As our Contracts Manager in Central England, you will be supporting the preparation and delivery of significant contracts and projects and responsible for managing contracts on site, whilst working alongside Site Managers for the Woodland Trust’s Estate across Worcestershire, Warwickshire, Staffordshire, Shropshire, Northants and Leicestershire.

Area Ranger - National Trust

£24,075 pa - 37.5 hours a week - perm role - West Lakes, Cumbria

We are looking for an Area Ranger to join the team caring for one of the most beautiful countryside portfolios in the National Trust – the West Lakes, Cumbria, more specifically Eskdale and Duddon Valley. There are huge opportunities here balancing conservation, cultural landscape, estate maintenance, relationships with farmers and visitor engagement; which is both challenging and rewarding.

Visitor Experience Officer - RSPB

Location: Minsmere, Suffolk
Salary starting at: £17,276 to £18,716 Per Annum, Pro Rata
Hours: Part time, 15 Hours per week
Contract: Fixed Term for 8 Months

Are you a great people person? Do you thrive on exceeding customer expectations? Are you passionate about wildlife and keen to share your knowledge with others?

We are seeking a Visitor Experience Officer to join our team running the wonderful Minsmere nature reserve in Suffolk.