Northamptonshire County Council

Seasonal Ranger

Salary: £8.58 per hour (Sundays time and half/ Bank Holidays double time)

Location: Irchester and Sywell Country Parks, Northamptonshire

Contract: Fixed term until 7/9/2020

Working Pattern: 5 days a week

Hours: 37 hours/week: You will be required to work 3 out of 4 weekends per month as well as bank holidays, statutory and discretionary holidays.

Closing Date: 02/02/2020 at 12:00 noon

Interview Dates: 13/02/2020 & 14/02/2020

The Role

We are seeking 2 Seasonal Rangers, which will be based at Irchester or Sywell County Park. You will work in the Country Parks team helping visitors to enjoy the Park, ensuring the facilities are clean and tidy and assisting with smooth running of the park. You may also assist with volunteer groups. It is essential that you are able to work weekends and bank holidays. It is equally important you have the ability to work independently using your initiative and in all weathers. You will need some practical estate skills; knowledge of recreation/countryside issues; as well as previous experience of working or volunteering in a customer focused industry where you will have developed customer service skills.

We are looking for candidates who can demonstrate the following:

  • Excellent communication interpersonal skills
  • An open and friendly manner
  • A positive and flexible attitude
  • An aptitude for practical manual work
  • An interest in the environment and countryside

Demonstrating the following will be an advantage:

  • A countryside management qualification or similar
  • Experience of visitor management or working in a customer focused role
  • Facilities management experience

For further information about the role please contact

Dan Doyle Senior Ranger on 0300 1265934

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