Ranger

White Cliffs Countryside Partnership

Dover, Kent
£21,013 - £24,085 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

www.whitecliffscountryside.org.uk

Sectors: conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Sunday, 10th July 2022  


The White Cliffs Countryside Partnership (WCCP) was created to care for the special landscapes and wildlife of the Dover and Folkestone and Hythe districts, and to help people enjoy them. WCCP is currently looking for a Ranger to join a great team and make a real difference to the special landscape and communities of the Dover area, the Heritage Coasts of which have recently been voted the fourth best region to visit in the world in 2022 by Lonely Planet.

Working closely with partner organisations, you will work within the Dover Ranger team to assist with the management of a range of nature reserves across the district, taking a lead role in the management of High Meadow and Whinless Down Local Nature Reserves. You will develop and lead a range of volunteer and public engagement events, promoting safe and welcoming access for members of the public, helping to implement the aims and objectives of WCCP.

Essential Requirements:

  • Experience of habitat management, especially grassland management
  • Experience of wildlife monitoring and recording
  • Experience of installing a range of countryside furniture
  • Experience of working with volunteers on practical projects
  • Experience of managing visitors and working with communities on urban fringe sites
  • Ability to undertake physically demanding work on steep and difficult terrain
  • Comfortable around cattle, ponies and other livestock
  • Passion and interest in wildlife and conservation
  • Understanding of wildlife and other land-based legislation
  • Qualification in conservation, biology or similarly related discipline or experience of working in the countryside sector
  • Outgoing and self-motivated
  • Excellent communication and team working skills
  • IT skills in Microsoft Office particularly Word, Excel and Outlook
  • A full clean driving licence.

Due to the nature of the role, this post requires an enhanced DBS check.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Melanie Wrigley, Partnership Officer (Dover) 07880 706990 / [email protected]

Closing date: Sunday 10 July 2022

Interviews: Thursday 21 July 2022


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