We are looking to recruit a Site Ranger to support the Council in the delivery of its Biodiversity Duty by enabling access to nature, in particular with regard to Coastal and Estuary sites.
The post holder will provide uniformed presence through regular patrolling of Council owned or managed outdoor visitor facilities, beaches, country park and picnic areas, protected areas, recreational areas, promoted routes and public rights of way to ensure high standards are maintained. They will be expected to be competent in practical urban land management and countryside skills and able to work on own as well as part of a team.
With a relevant professional qualification in Coast and Countryside practical land management, the post holder will be an excellent communicator with a good understanding of biodiversity in relation to Wyre. Previous experience in leading small teams of volunteers and youth groups will be essential.
Due to the nature of the post a driving licence is essential. Weekend working will be essential.
This is a one year fixed term contract, may be extended subject to funding.
The successful candidate will be asked to undertake a Basic Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service which will be paid for by the employer.
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