Assistant Ranger - #49072

National Trust

Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Hereford
Salary: £10.78 per hour
Contract type: Full time
With a love for the great outdoors, you’ll enjoy working with nature and want to inspire and motivate others. You’ll help to make habitats for wildlife better and make everyone feel welcome at our places

This is a great opportunity to develop skills and contribute to the important work we’re doing. As part of the Ranger team, you’ll need to think about our impact on the environment and how you can help
What it's like to work here:As part of the Herefordshire Countryside team you'll be reporting to the Ranger covering The Weir and Herefordshire Portfolio. Herefordshire is an incredibly varied portfolio, with 11 unique sites. A key part of your role will be delivering the exciting Weir Priority Habitat Project, restoring over 200 acres of habitat on former farmland. You'll also support the Ranger in the management of the Portfolio sites, and support the other Herefordshire properties as needed.
What you'll be doing:As Assistant Ranger, you’ll undertake different task in countryside management. This will include nature conservation working to make habitats better for wildlife, site inspections, routine practical maintenance, monitoring of wildlife habitats, supporting volunteers, and helping to deliver activities that strengthen people’s connections with the outdoors

As no two days are the same, the nature of the role means a flexible approach is crucial to ensure the right level of support is given across the site. So, whether you’re maintaining our green spaces or talking to people, you’ll inspire others to love our beautiful places as much as you do
Who we're looking forWe’d love to hear from you if you are:
  • able to demonstrate practical experience in land, conservation and access management to level 2 or have 6 months vocational experience
  • willing to work outside in all weathers and deliver tasks when the weather conditions aren’t ideal
  • comfortable working in a flexible and adaptable way
  • able to work alone or under direction, and as part of a team
  • positive with an approachable attitude
  • happy and willing to learn new things
  • enjoy the work you do and happy to share this with others

The packageThe National Trust has the motto ‘For everyone, for ever’ at its heart. We’re working hard to create an inclusive culture, where everyone feels they belong. It’s important that our people reflect and represent the diversity of the communities and audiences we serve. We welcome and value difference, so when we say we’re for everyone, we want everyone to be welcome in our teams too.
  • Substantial pension scheme of up to 10% basic salary
  • Free entry to National Trust places for you, a guest and your children (under 18)
  • Tax free childcare scheme
  • Rental deposit loan scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Perks at work discounts i.e. gym memberships, shopping discount codes, cinema discounts
  • Holiday allowance up to 32 days relating to length of service, plus holiday purchase scheme, subject to meeting minimum criteria
  • Flexible working whenever possible
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Free parking at most locations
  • Independent financial advice
Click here to find out more about the benefits we offer to support you
Requirements :Compliance.Eligibility to Work in the UK
Fixed Term p/t (22.5 hrs pw to 28/02/26)

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