£22,068 - £29,017 per annum, plus flexible benefits


Holyfield Hall Farm (EN9 2EG) or The WaterWorks Centre (E10 7QB)

Type of position:


A hands on role for an individual who is passionate about managing and enchancing vital green spaces.

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 enthusiastic, energetic and practical people 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.

  • Write and review site management plans

  • 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 and enforce park byelaws

  • 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 (download from the link below) and return it to jobs@leevalleypark.org.uk.

Closing date: 3 December 2021

If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date,
you should assume you have been unsuccessful

  • We are an equal opportunities employer

  • We reserve the right to amend the closing date of this advert

  • No agencies please