Ranger

Recruiter
NATIONAL TRUST
Location
Truro
Salary
,
Posted
09 May 2019
Closes
06 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Summary 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.
What it's like to work here Trelissick has one of the most amazing natural settings in the country. Situated on our own peninsula, we enjoy stunning, ever-changing views of the Fal estuary, this location is famous as a Cornish estate with 30 acres of garden, historic parkland and woodland with its miles of creek side and woodland walks.We've been open to visitors since the 1950's when Trelissick was gifted to the National Trust, but since 2013 we've seen some big changes. It is a great time to join the team and work together to deliver our big ambitions.
For more information about our property please visit
What you'll be doing With your enthusiasm for our work, you'll help with the protection and care of habitats, wildlife, property and machinery, and your passion will inspire other to love this beautiful place as much as you do. We want you to engage with visitors, making time to talk to them, not rushing away to the next task. As an easily identifiable member of the Ranger team, on your best day you will be creating lasting memories for everyone.
You'll make sure that we're delivering outstanding outdoors experiences and excellent conservation work. You'll share our common goal with customers and build relationships in the local community, proudly representing the National Trust.
In this role, the working week will be Thursday to Monday. There will be a certain amount of lone working providing Ranger presence at the busy property at weekends, monitoring and controlling popular wild camping sites and engaging with parkland visitors. It will also involve small-scale survey work, habitat management and regular maintenance.
Please also read the full role profile, attached to this advert.
Who we're looking for Our team believe that people deserve more than just 'good service', but an amazing experience they'll never forget, and we are looking for like-minded people to join us.
You'll need to;
  • Deliver practical conservation work to protect and enhance the conservation status of the property
  • Demonstrate a passion for nature, heritage and the outdoors
  • Able to engage with visitors to ensure they understand the value of your work
  • Help create a great place to work, sharing common goals
  • Be enthusiastic with a willingness to learn
  • Be an excellent team player
  • Be able to work safely, with risk assessments and compliance with safety procedures
  • Experience in a land, access and conservation management
  • Experience in and working in a similar outdoor setting
  • Competence with machinery and equipment as well as having the relevant certificates required
  • A full UK driving licence
The package Benefits
Benefits include flexible working whenever possible plus free parking at most locations. You'll be entitled to discounts in high street stores and cinemas, National Trust shops and NT cafes, and have free entry to NT properties for you, a guest and your children (under 18).
Your health and wellbeing is important to us and is supported through generous annual leave and the option to buy additional days (minimum contract length applies), a cycle to work scheme, subsidised health cash plan and confidential access to a free support service 24 hours a day should you need it.
Your future financial health is helped by an employer matched - up to 10% of basic salary - contributory pension scheme and you can further your career with training and development tailored to you.
All of this and the opportunity to give something back to your community with up to 5 days of paid volunteering per year!

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