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New Forest National Park Authority

Seasonal Assistant Ranger

Lymington and the New Forest

£18,206 per annum pro rata

Fixed-term contract from March to September 2020

37 hours per week

The New Forest National Park Authority is responsible for conserving and enhancing the natural beauty, wildlife and cultural heritage of the New Forest and for promoting opportunities for the understanding and enjoyment of its special qualities by the public.

Are you passionate about the New Forest National Park?

Are you outgoing, enthusiastic and enjoy working with the public?

We have an exciting opportunity for a Seasonal Assistant Ranger to join our team to engage with forest users during the ground nesting bird season and visitors on Camping in the Forest campsites across the National Park. Your experience of dealing with members of the public, ideally through countryside events, will be key in delivering a programme of activities to help people enjoy and understand the things that make the New Forest special.

You will:

  • Have knowledge of the natural and cultural heritage of the New Forest National Park
  • Have strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Have a valid driving licence
  • Be able to work regular evenings, weekends and bank holidays


The role is based at our office in Lymington, Hampshire but you will spend much of your time working across the New Forest.

To apply, please click here to complete and return an application. CVs are not accepted.

Closing date: 2pm on 22nd January 2020

Interviews: 30th January 2020

Other titles for this role may include Assistant Ranger, Assistant Park Ranger, National Park Ranger, Countryside & Woodland Ranger or Assistant Park Warden.

This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

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