Sectors: conservation & wildlife
Closing date: Wednesday, 6th July 2022
Helmsley, North Yorkshire
North York Moors National Park Authority looks after one of the most phenomenal parts of the British Isles. Filled with beautiful moorlands and breath-taking scenery, picture book villages, and a dramatic coastline, the North York Moors is a unique area with diversity and ecosystems that are found nowhere else in the UK.
We are now looking for a Ranger to lead our team looking after the western part of the National Park on a full-time, permanent, basis.
- Salary of £30,095 - £33,486 per annum, with potential progression to £37,568
- Vehicle provided for work use and commuting
- Up to 29 days’ annual leave, plus eight public holidays
- Pension scheme
- Flexible working hours
- Excellent training and development opportunities
This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to join our brilliant Ranger team and ensure the essential preservation of our National Park.
Your passion and enthusiasm for protected landscape and skills at managing people will be vital to the continuation of our work, helping the public to enjoy the North York Moors while understanding why it’s such an incredible place.
Your days will be spent surrounded by picturesque scenery, magical moorland and luscious landscapes. Who wouldn’t be enviable of this gorgeous workplace setting?
So, if you’re ready to grab this unmissable chance with both hands and help us to maintain this spectacular corner of the world, then apply today!
In this exciting and varied role as a Ranger, you will deliver a wide range of recreation and conservation project work.
As the face of the western National Park, you will engage with local communities, landowners and interest groups, ensuring they are on board and understand our National Park objectives.
You will also work with our Communications Team to share information about the exciting things going on in your areas in order to encourage more and more visitors to enjoy the Park.
You’ll have a great team of people surrounding you, including paid staff, volunteers and apprentices to help you maintain the beauty and uniqueness of the Park.
Additionally, you will:
- Manage the condition of Public Rights of Way and organise their maintenance
- Seek out and develop opportunities for income generation and external funding
- Identify opportunities to improve and promote accessibility within the National Park
To be considered as a Ranger, you will need to:
- Inspiring team management skills
- Real enthusiasm for protected landscapes
- Experience of managing budgets, working with funding and delivering projects on time
- Experience of working in partnership with communities, landowners, farmers, Parish Councils and user groups
- Proven knowledge and experience of Health & Safety legislation
- Knowledge of legislation affecting access and Public Rights of Way
- A full, valid driving licence
Please note, you will need a flexible attitude to working hours and days and have the willingness to work one weekend in four as part of a Duty Ranger rota.
Other organisations may call this role National Park Ranger, Associate Ranger, Deputy Ranger, Land Ranger, Senior Park Ranger, Senior Ranger, Senior Community Ranger, or Countryside Ranger.
Webrecruit and North York Moors National Park Authority are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.
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