Senior Ranger - Riverside Country Park

Gillingham Kent

This vacancy is now closed


Senior Ranger - Riverside Country Park

Medway Norse have an exciting opportunity to join their Countryside and Urban Rangers Department as a Senior Ranger, based out of Rainham and the surrounding areas.

As a Senior Ranger, you will be responsible for leading the team of rangers in Medway Parks and Countryside areas. The role of a Senior Ranger encompasses a variety of duties, including; maintenance, day-to-day running, park management, health and safety, event organisation and supervision. This position will require you to conduct both hands-on and desk based activities, so pro-activity and flexibility to your workload will be ideal. 

Our successful candidate

  • A Qualification in countryside management ,arboriculture or related land management or experience in a similar role.
  • NPTC/Lantra award in chainsaw maintenance cross cutting and small trees up to 380mm (CS30), and NPTC/Lantra award in tree felling medium sized trees (CS31)
  • Experience of practical conservation work.
  • Ability to work on your own initiative and part of a wider team
  • Proven experience managing a team, both in regards to organising day-to-day activities and administrative duties 
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills.
  • Flexible approach with the ability to prioritise and problem solve.

Due to the scope of the position there is a requirement to work variable hours, including weekends / bank holidays and in the outdoors in all weathers on a shift rota basis. The shift is based on working 10 days in 14, and will be confirmed at the point of offer to the role. 

Our offer

  • Salary £32,438.64
  • Sickness scheme 4+4 & Statutory Nest pension
  • 25 days annual leave + 8 bank holidays 
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities 

Please read the attached job description and person specification to ensure you meet the criteria for the role before applying.

We are committed to employment practices and behaviours which encourage diversity, promote equality of treatment and eliminate unlawful and or unfair discrimination.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy once we have received sufficient applications. If you have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has not been successful and will not be progressed to the next stage.