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Parks and Leisure Ranger

  • Employer: Guildford Borough Council
  • Reference: D2/19/115147
  • Published: Wed 20/11/2019, 15:32 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 06/12/2019, 17:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £21,599 - £23,851 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Stoke Park Gardens, Nightingale Road, Guildford, Surrey, Surrey

Parks and Leisure Ranger (Post 06.021)

Full time, permanent

Salary: £21,599 - £23,851per annum

An exciting opportunity has become available to join a team dedicated to delivering a high level of customer service at Parks and Leisure facilities across the borough.

Your duties will include unlocking and security of parks, regular patrols and maintaining a safe environment for visitors at all times. You will be highly visible and proactively engage with members of the public, event organisers, community groups and sports teams.

In addition to these duties, you will assist with the day-to-day operation of seasonal facilities including the Stoke Park Visitor Point, paddling pool and Chantry Wood campsite.

With excellent verbal communication skills, you will be able to interact with members of the public in a tactful and diplomatic manner. You will be flexible and reliable with the ability to organise and prioritise workloads. You will be required to keep written records and ensure that administrative tasks are completed in a timely, efficient and accurate manner.

To be successful as a Parks and Leisure Ranger, candidates should be professional, polite, and committed to delivering a high level of customer service. You must feel confident to challenge the misuse of facilities, complete general administration tasks and have good time management skills with the ability to work to fluctuating demands.

Key skills and requirements:

  • Full, clean UK driving licence
  • Committed to delivering excellent customer service
  • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritise workload
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to engage with a wide variety of people
  • Confidence and professionalism to challenge inappropriate behaviour and misuse of facilities
  • Ability to understand and implement operational procedures and risk assessments
  • Strong team working skills

 

Interviews: Applicants will be notified within one week of the closing date if they have been successfully shortlisted. If you do not receive an invitation for interview, please assume you have not been shortlisted.

CVs will not be accepted without a completed application form.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact the Senior Parks and Leisure Ranger on 01483 444771 or by email: fin.wakefield@guildford.gov.uk

 Application guidance

Take time to read the person specification and job description before you apply.

Ensure that you include relevant examples on your application form to demonstrate your experience against the job competencies and job description.

Make sure all the information you supply in your application form relates to the job description and person specification.

Remember to spend time on your application form and check spelling and grammar.

Ensure you complete the application form in full and include all employment history for the last 3 years.

If you are successful in making it to the interview stage, it will be competency based. We strongly advise that you use examples during the interview to demonstrate the competencies required.

 

Closing date for applications: 5pm 6 December 2019

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  • Reference Form for posts with no DBS standard or enhanced check
  • Job description
  • Employer: Guildford Borough Council
  • Reference: D2/19/115147
  • Published: Wed 20/11/2019, 15:32 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 06/12/2019, 17:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £21,599 - £23,851 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Stoke Park Gardens, Nightingale Road, Guildford, Surrey, Surrey

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