Assistant Rangers

Lee Valley Regional Park Authority

Waltham Abbey, Essex or Walthamstow, London
£21,288 - £23,724 pa pro rata

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Sectors: conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Friday, 23rd April 2021   4 days left

Lee Valley Regional Park
£21,288 - £23,724 per annum pro rata, plus flexible benefits
35 hours per week (Monday – Sunday Shift Rota)
Permanent, Fixed Term Contracts and Casual roles available

Lee Valley Regional Park stretches an incredible 26 miles along the leafy banks of the River Lee, from Ware in Hertfordshire, through Essex, to the Thames at East India Dock Basin. The park provides a unique 'natural' corridor on London’s doorstep and provides a vital refuge for wildlife. It contains a variety of landscapes and open spaces to enjoy, from industrial heritage sites and nature reserves, to a 1,000 acre country park and Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI).

We are looking for enthusiastic, energetic and practical people to deliver nature reserve management and Ranger duties within the Lee Valley Regional Park. You will be joining an established team of experienced Rangers managing one of London’s best kept secrets.

This fantastic opportunity will be based either at our North base at Holyfield Hall Farm Waltham Abbey or South base close to Walthamstow and Leyton Marshes.

General responsibilities of the posts will include:

  • To support the practical management of countryside sites within the park
  • To support the management and monitoring of wildlife habitats and species
  • To support Health and Safety management
  • To support the development & delivery of site management plans
  • To liaise with the Park’s security service regarding any issues for the area and enforce park bylaws
  • To help deliver a programme of events,

You will need to have proven experience of working in a parks/countryside environment along with a good working knowledge of conservation and habitat management, community engagement work or a recognised post-A level qualification e.g. HND; NVQ level 3, degree or equivalent in a countryside management or related discipline.

A full driving licence is essential and successful applicants will be required to obtain a Disclosure Certificate from the Disclosure Barring Service, for which assistance will be given.

If you feel that you have the right blend of skills for this role, please apply online here or alternatively download an application form and return it to: [email protected] 

Closing date: 23 April 2021

We reserve the right to amend the closing date of this vacancy

We are an equal opportunities employer

No agencies please

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