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Estate Ranger

Employer: Wokingham Borough Council
Salary: Grade 4R £25,119 - £27,334 per annum
Location: Dinton Pastures, Hurst, Wokingham
Contract: Permanent
Working Pattern: Full Time/Weekends
Hours: 37 hours per week.
DBS Check: Enhanced
Closing Date: 30/06/2024 at 23:00
Reference: 712931

We are seeking an enthusiastic and self-motivated Ranger to join our friendly team based at Dinton Pastures Country Park. The post holder for this exciting and varied role will assist with the maintenance of over 30 countryside sites throughout Wokingham borough, including Country Parks, Nature Reserves, SANGS and 143 miles of Public Rights of Way.

Duties to include general maintenance of the park’s visitor facilities, mowing, strimming, fencing, reactive tree work, health & safety inspections, working with volunteers and alongside the public, and supporting the delivery of technical wildlife conservation projects.

Applicants need to have a keen interest in land management and working outdoors. The role is graded for working weekends and some evenings, however a weekday only role could be considered. 

Full driving license and previous practical outdoor experience is essential. Chainsaw, brushcutter, tractor and trailer driving experience would be desirable. Training would be offered to the successful candidate.

Wokingham Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, other workers and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates for this role will be subject to Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks along with other relevant employment checks.

Wokingham is an equal opportunities employer.

Closing Date: 11pm, Sunday 30th June 2024

Interview Date: W/C 8th July 2024

For an informal discussion on the role or interview process, please contact Richard Westwood, Countryside Officer on 0118 9342016, or email countryside@wokingham.gov.uk

How to apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

 

Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.

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