Assistant Ranger

Location UK / Down

Job Type Fixed term contract, Permanent, TemporaryContract, Trainee

Salary £0 - 10000

Updated 1 week ago

Reference 1382162

 Job Description

Assistant Ranger 8.46 per hour Fixed Term p/t (10 hrs pw to 29/02/20)

Rangers have been a part of the National Trust since the beginning, our place in the organisations future means that we need to think long term about how we look after our special places. As part of the wider Ranger team, we need you to think about our impact on the environment, and find better ways to do things.

We looking for an Assistant Ranger to join the team, you’ll be working out of Minnowburn and Divis and the Black Mountain,Belfast, BT17 0SA at the weekends. This is unique opportunity as you’ll be involved in guided walks, so if you love meeting new people and have great communications skills we’d love to hear from you.

What you’ll be doing

 

With your endless passion for our work, you’ll help with the protection and care of habitats, wildlife, property and machinery, and your passion will inspire other to love this beautiful place as much as you do. We want you to engage with visitors, making time to talk to them, not rushing away to the next task. As an easily identifiable member of the Ranger team, on your best day you will be creating lasting memories for everyone.

So whether you’re maintaining our green spaces to assisting with guided visitor walks, through to delivering a wide range of engaging visitor experiences, no two days will be the same. You’ll also share and promote the work that we do here, ensuring special places like these are here to be both protected and enjoyed by everyone for ever. This will see you responding to queries and explaining the value of the work being undertaken. After all, your passion and dedication could fire the imagination that makes a visitor become a supporter for the rest of their life.

Who we’re looking for

 

To deliver this role successfully, you’ll need to:

  • Demonstrate a willingness to work alongside volunteers and be able to support them to perform at their best
  • Have a commitment to customer service standards and experience of its delivery
  • Demonstrate a passion for nature and the outdoors
  • Have good written and verbal communication skills
  • Have good people skills enabling strong relationships externally and internally, to be built and maintained

 

We do not accept CVs or covering letters for Northern Ireland vacancies. Please fill out the online application form on the National Trust Jobs website. We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applicants regardless of religious beliefs, political opinion, race, sex, marital status, age or disability.