Countryside Ranger

Vacancy Summary
Waverley Borough Council
Salary – £26,680 per annum
Frensham, Surrey
Working Pattern:
Flexible Hours/Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
01/03/2021 at 09:00 AM
Vacancy Description


Working as part of the Parks and Countryside team, you will plan and implement a range of projects and work activities that protect and conserve countryside sites; ranging from conservation management, work planning and delivery, monitoring of works and assisting in the delivery of the Councils tree risk policy. 

Personal attributes

Demonstrate a wide experience of the countryside; delivery of Higher Level Stewardship Agreements, managing Sites of Special Scientific Interest, project management and tree hazard inspections.  Essential requirements for this post are listed in the person specification of the job description.

Working as a team you will manage sites across the borough, developing and promoting; community projects, volunteer groups and also provide weekend duty ranger cover at Frensham Pond as part of a rota.  Additionally, you will provide supervision for; seasonal rangers and an apprentice ranger, when required.

Contract length, fixed term, temporary for 12 months.

This post is a full time role. However, all applications will be considered.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact David Olliver, Head Ranger on 01483 523422.

We do not accept CVs without a completed application form. Strictly no agencies please.

Closing date for applications: 9:00am on Monday 1 March 2021

Interview date: Wednesday 10 March 2021

Please note we do not accept applications after the time given on the advert.

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