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Seasonal Assistant Ranger(Fixed Term contract until 31st March 2022)(East Dorset)

Salary details: £19698 - £20903

Dorset Council
East Dorset
Occupational group
Natural Environment
Salary details
£19,698 - £20,903
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
Fixed Term
Emma Reeks
Contact email
Contact telephone
01425 470721
Closing Date
19 April 2021
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Seasonal Assistant Ranger

12 month contract

 37 hours per week

Salary:£19,698 - £20,903



We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated person to join the Ranger team at Moors Valley Country Park. 

What you will be doing 

You will be involved in all aspects of running this busy country park. The position involves leading environmental education and events for children and families, delivering high level visitor services, practical habitat management, daily litter picking and play inspections.

About you  

The ideal candidate will have some experience of working in a country park or similar, experience of working with children, good practical skills but overall have the ability to communicate with people and work in a busy, thriving team.

This post will involve working 37hrs per week to include regular weekends and evenings. You must be willing to wear a uniform and work during school holidays.

Please see the Context Statement for full details.

For an informal confidential discussion about this role, please contact Emma Reeks 01425 470721

Applications must be returned by: 19th April 2021 

Interview Date: 28th April 2021 

Working at Dorset Council 

This is a unique opportunity to join a brand new council in Dorset – home to the spectacular Jurassic Coast and thriving market towns and villages with a strong sense of community and identity. 

On 1 April 2019, five district and borough councils and the county council were replaced by the new Dorset Council which will deliver more efficient, accessible and modern public services.  

You will have the opportunity to build your career in a modern, flexible and inclusive organisation, and this is an exciting time to join – at the start of our journey together. 

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