Countryside Warden x4

Fife Coast & Countryside Trust

£18,847 - £21,193 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent [email protected] 07718971992 Karen Studley

Sectors: conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Wednesday, 12th May 2021   Closes today

The Fife Coast and Countryside Trust (FCCT) is seeking four Countryside Wardens to join our dynamic and effective team. We are an organisation driven by a passion for Fife and committed to seeing people benefit from time spent outdoors. We believe that our people are our greatest asset and look to employ those who bring a positive, energetic, constructive, and committed attitude to the workplace.

Countryside Wardens are an important part of the public face of FCCT at the many sites we manage across Fife. With a focus on improving visitor experience, your friendly and helpful attitude will drive you to engage with the public around their use of the countryside. Working closely with FCCT’s Operations team, you will help to identify areas in need of repairs or maintenance while carrying out some minor tasks yourself. You will also be looked to for suggesting improvements and solutions to problems as required on the sites managed by FCCT.

You will report to the Access and Recreation Manager and work to a rota of activities and locations. Through the work, you will build on a good knowledge of the Scottish Outdoor Access Code and other legislation related to outdoor access and recreation, becoming confident in informing the public on a wide variety of issues including wild camping, littering, dog fouling and access. The Communities and Engagement Team is FCCT’s newest team and you will be joining as we implement a new structure with exciting prospects for growth and development.

Essential Characteristics

  • Physically fit and capable of spending extended periods outdoors in all weather (it is anticipated that up to 90% of time will be spent on-site.
  • FCCT manage sites across Fife, so it is essential that you hold a full driving licence.
  • Ability to work as part of a team whether working in a group or individually.
  • A flexible, positive and ‘can do’ approach to a wide variety of work tasks and a willingness to learn.
  • Working knowledge of the Scottish Outdoor Access Code.
  • Excellent communication and customer care skills with a friendly and approachable demeanour.

FCCT are seeking to fill four full-time (36 hours per week) permanent posts (Countryside Warden) with an annual salary beginning at £18,847. Work will be delivered over a five-day work week but will include some evening and weekend work in peak periods as part of a rota. Additional benefits include:

  • Access to and support for professional development and training
  • Uniforms and branded work wear and all necessary PPE
  • A comprehensive induction and orientation
  • Access to a competitive Pension Scheme

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