35 hours per week (Monday – Sunday Shift Rota)
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).
We are looking for an enthusiastic, energetic and practical person to deliver nature reserve management and Ranger duties within the Lee Valley Regional Park. You will be joining an established team of experienced Rangers managing one of London’s best kept secrets.
This fantastic opportunity will be based either at our North base at Holyfield Hall Farm Waltham Abbey or South base close to Walthamstow and Leyton Marshes.
Key Responsibilities of the post include:
• Practical management of a variety of nature conservation and public access sites within the park.
• Management and monitoring of wildlife habitats and species.
• Monitor and oversee Health and Safety within the park.
• Support the development & delivery of site management plans.
• Liaison with the Park’s security service regarding any issues on sites.
• Work with the PR and marketing team to promote the parks wide variety of sites.
• Support the delivery of events and activities in our open spaces.
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, plus a recognised post-A level qualification e.g. HND; NVQ level 3, degree or equivalent in a countryside management or related discipline. Experience of working with volunteers and community engagement activities would be highly desirable.
A full driving licence is essential and successful applicants will be required to obtain a Disclosure Certificate from the Criminal Records Bureau, for which assistance will be given.
If you feel that you have the right blend of skills for this role please complete an application form, found on our website www.leevalleypark.org.uk and return it to: email@example.com or The HR Team, Myddelton House, Bulls Cross, Enfield, EN2 9HG.
Closing date: 21 August 2019
We reserve the right to amend the closing date of this vacancy.
We are an equal opportunities employer
No agencies please
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