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Title

Ranger

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Reference   (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Nature Conservation, Ecology, GIS
Location
Salary Additional Information £18,915 - £25,464 pa plus flexible benefits
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 04/06/2010
Company Name Lee Valley Regional Park Authority
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Website Further Details / Applications
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Description
The award-winning 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. We currently have a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic countryside professional to join our South Ranger Team. The south of Lee Valley Regional Park encompasses large areas of open space, nature reserves, heritage sites and recreational facilities. Responsibilities of the post include:

* Managing allocated sites within the park
* Monitoring wildlife habitats and species
* Overseeing Health and Safety
* Developing and delivering site management plans
* Liaising with the Parks security service regarding any issues
* Promoting the open spaces with the PR and marketing team
* Delivering a programme of events and activities in the open spaces

With proven experience of working in a parks and countryside environment, you'll have a good working knowledge of conservation/habitat management aswell as community engagement work. A recognised post-A level qualification e.g. HND, NVQ level 3, degree or equivalent in a countryside management or related discipline is required. Experience of managing wetland habitats and working with volunteers is desirable. A full driving licence is essential and you'll 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: jobs@leevalleypark.org.uk or The HR Team, Myddelton House, Bulls Cross, Enfield EN2 9HG. Alternatively, please call 01992 709839 for an application pack if you do not have access to the internet.

Closing date: Friday 4th June 2010 Interview date: w/c 21st June 2010

www.leevalleypark.org.uk

We are an equal opportunities employer - No agencies please

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