Ranger x 2

Salary/rate of pay:

£27,161 – £29,137


Western Downs Office, Droxford

Job Type:

Temporary for 13 months


37 hours per week

Closing date:

19 January 2020, 23:30

Interview date:

31 January 2020


We are looking for two motivated people to join our Western Area team, which is responsible for implementing a wide range of countryside management activities. As a Ranger you will be involved in developing new projects around landscape, biodiversity, promoting informal countryside recreation and ensuring community involvement to ensure the delivery of the South Downs Partnership Management Plan and key business outcomes.

With a good working knowledge of countryside management, you must be able to plan, organise and deliver projects and activities, including leading volunteer groups. A strong team working ethic and well developed negotiating and interpersonal skills are also essential to ensure you can work effectively with colleagues, partners and local communities to deliver organisational outcomes.

You will need to have a degree or equivalent qualification in countryside or rural management and also some previous experience in this area of work.

Sound like something that interests you? Think you can really add value to the role? Meet the person specification? Then please apply.

SDNPA Enhanced Benefits
– Local government pension scheme
– Healthcare – includes cash plan, counselling and wellbeing discounts
– 27 days annual leave, increasing to 30 days, plus bank holidays
– Professional development support
– Flexible working
– Cycle to work scheme
– Car sharing
– Use of pool cars
– Regular staff events / activities, which support the SDNPA’s Purposes and Duty


How to apply

Please complete the application form and monitoring form, specifying which role you are applying for, and email the completed forms back to recruitment@southdowns.gov.uk

Closing date:

19 January 2020, 23:30