Assistant Seasonal Ranger
Based in the New Forest
Temporary, six-month contract
Reference number: 272174
Forestry England is the largest land manager and custodian of the nation’s public forests. We
have around 1,000 committed staff looking after more land and more trees than any other
organisation. It’s a job that never stops growing.
We are looking for a self-motivated Assistant Seasonal Ranger to join our dedicated New Forest
Recreation Ranger team. You’ll help us to make a real difference to our many visitors,
providing information and advice to help them get the best out of their visit. You will be
promoting our role in caring for and protecting the forests, heathland and wildlife that live
A confident communicator, you’ll have previous experience of working in a public-facing role
and dealing with a range of visitor enquiries and complaints. You will be comfortable working
alone and have an interest and understanding of working in a protected landscape.
This role is an annualised hours contract, which means you will be expected to work more when
there is a higher demand for our recreation facilities, including weekends, public and school
holidays. Average 25 hours per week across 6 months but with the majority of hours to be worked
at peak times.
This is an exciting time to join the South Forest District as we look to secure and grow our
economic, social, and natural capital of our forests. In return, we offer an attractive salary
and benefits package including generous annual leave and a government pension scheme. We also
provide a range of training and learning opportunities to help you develop your skills.
For further details about this exciting role visit: www.forestryengland.uk/careers or to apply now
click here. For an informal chat, please contact Nick Wardlaw by email: [email protected]
Closing date: 14 March 2023
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