Assistant Ranger

South Downs National Park Authority

Singleton, West Sussex
£24,436 - £26,923 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Sectors: conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Sunday, 23rd June 2024   4 days left

Location: Central Area Team; Weald and Downland Living Museum, Singleton
Hours: 37 hours per week

A great opportunity has arisen to join our Central Downs Area Team as an Assistant Ranger.

This is an entry level role critical to the work of the committed area team that has responsibility for implementing a wide range of countryside management activities. You will be supporting the development of a range of projects covering landscapes, biodiversity, promoting countryside recreation and working with the community to promote understanding and encourage involvement. You will work closely with our fantastic team of volunteers with the ultimate goal of delivering the South Downs Partnership Management Plan and South Downs National Park Authority’s Corporate Plan.

To be part of the team, you will need to have gained at least an Apprenticeship or Diploma in an environmental conservation subject area. You will also need to be able to demonstrate your ability to plan, organise and deliver practical countryside management projects and activities. Strong team working, negotiating and interpersonal skills are key in working effectively with partners, colleagues, volunteers & local communities to be a success in this role.

Does this sound like something that interests you? Do you think you meet the person specification and can make this role your own? Then please apply!

To apply: Please apply via the button shown to upload your CV and complete our application referring to the person specification.

SDNPA is an inclusive organisation and we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, faith and religion, disability and age.

We operate a Guaranteed Interview Scheme (GIS) for disabled applicants.

In all circumstances, the SDNPA appoints on merit based on evidence the applicant supplies in meeting the essential criteria for the post. Further information on our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion can be found on our website.

SDNPA Enhanced Benefits

  • Flexible working
  • Local government pension scheme
  • Healthcare - includes cash plan, counselling and wellbeing discounts
  • Access to Health and Wellbeing portal and webinars
  • 27 days’ annual leave, increasing to 30 days, plus bank holidays
  • Professional development support
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Car sharing
  • Use of pool cars
  • Regular staff events / activities, which support the SDNPA’s Purposes and Duty

Closing Date: 23 June 2024
Interview Date: 4 July 2024

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