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Countryside Assistants

Location:
Lee Valley Regional Park
Salary:
£19,566 to £22,426 
Type of position:
Fixed Term

Fixed Term till 31st March 2020 (with possibility to become permanent)

The award-winning Lee Valley Regional Park stretches an incredible 26 miles along the leafy banks of the River Lee, from Ware in Hertfordshire, through Essex, to the Thames at East India Dock Basin. The park provides a unique 'natural' corridor on London’s doorstep and provides a vital refuge for wildlife. It contains a variety of landscapes and open spaces to enjoy, from industrial heritage sites and nature reserves, to a 1,000 acre country park and Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), newly opened Almost Wild Camp, the Lee Valley Regional Park has something to offer everyone.

We currently have a fantastic opportunity for enthusiastic countryside professionals to join us as Countryside Assistants in both the North & South of the Park. Working throughout the park the posts will support and assist the rangers with the management of our countryside sites. The candidates will need to demonstrate strong all round countryside skills & preferably some experience.

General responsibilities of the posts will include:
•    To support the practical management of countryside sites within the park
•    To support the management and monitoring of wildlife habitats and species
•    To support Health and Safety management
•    To support the development & delivery of site management plans
•    To liaise with the Park’s security service regarding any issues for the area

You will need to have proven experience of working in a parks/countryside environment along with a good working knowledge of conservation and habitat management, community engagement work or a recognised post-A level qualification e.g. HND; NVQ level 3, degree or equivalent in a countryside management.

A full driving licence is essential and successful applicants will be required to obtain a Disclosure Certificate from the Disclosure Barring Service, for which assistance will be given.

If you feel that you have the right blend of skills for this role, please apply online using the link below or alternatively download an application form and return it to: jobs@leevalleypark.org.uk or The HR Team, Myddelton House, Bulls Cross, Enfield, EN2 9HG.  

Closing date: 21 November 2018

Application Form

Job Description

  • We are an equal opportunities employer
  • We reserve the right to amend the closing date of this advert.
  • No agencies please

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