Area Ranger in National Trust Reigate,England,UnitedKingdom

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About the job

The voice of our landscapes, conservation champions and lovers of all things outdoors, you’ll help to keep the British countryside and coast wonderful. Working in some of the nation’s most stunning places and spaces, come rain or shine, your love of the outdoors will inspire others as you strive to ensure that landscapes are beautifully presented and continue to take our visitors’ breath away.

As the Area Ranger of Reigate Hill, you’ll be undertaking a wide variety of practical countryside management tasks. You’ll deliver Countryside Stewardship agreements for priority habitats by creating an ambitious habitat management work programme which you’ll shape and deliver with your volunteer team, contractors and grazier. You’ll be leading in infrastructure management by identifying and implementing work plans for all aspects of physical countryside infrastructure and maintaining our extensive rights of way networks. You’ll build and maintain strong professional relationships with colleagues, contractors, grazier, tenants and neighbouring land managers. You’ll be responsible for keeping compliant to NT standards, which includes tree safety management.

There’ll be plenty of opportunities to develop within the role where possible and you will have the opportunity to work alongside all the different ranger teams that we have in Surrey Hills, with the prospect of increasing your knowledge in other habitats that might be new to you. We are happy to fill in training gaps for the right candidate.

To deliver this role successfully, you’ll need to;

  • Have practical experience of countrysideural skills
  • Have evidence of good people management and leadership
  • Have excellent communication skills including public presentation
  • Have strong organisational skills including work programming
  • Have a proven track record of managing and leading on health and safety and environmental compliance
  • Have a full UK Driving licence
  • Be able to manage contractors and small projects

And you’ll need to demonstrate the following experience on your CV/Application;

  • Diploma/NVQ3 or higher in countryside or environmental conservation
  • Have good wildlife identification skills
  • Empathy with, and significant experience of, working with volunteers

Company: National Trust

Vacancy Type: Full Time 

Job Location: Reigate,England,UnitedKingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

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