National Trust


Devon - 37.5 hours a week (perm) - £19,928 pa

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.

There will be opportunities to grow our teams of volunteers and work more closely with the communities we work in. The small friendly team includes a Lead Ranger, Area Ranger, Ranger and Seasonal ranger/long term volunteers. They are supported by a volunteer administrator, practical volunteer ranger groups, and volunteer guides at Shute Barton and Branscombe Mill. You are also part of a wider portfolio team which provides administrative, compliance, estate management, buildings advice, visitor experience and marketing support. You will assist in leading volunteer work parties and play a part in delivering high quality visitor experience through contributing to the events programme. Working within the ranger team you will help deliver the property work programme, managing two regular work parties a week to deliver great site presentation and work towards our nature conservation objectives.

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

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