The broad purpose of the occupation is to create a safe environment where the public can enjoy our environments and surrounding land and buildings, whilst protecting the environment, and creating habitats for species to thrive.
Employees will work with contractors, volunteers, and other teams from their organisations. Whilst part of a team, you may be working alone in the field, and will be required to carry out duties in a safe manner in accordance with the National Trust’s health, safety and wellbeing procedures. They will be expected to be aware of the safety of others. You will be required to work outdoors in all weathers, so must be prepared to be involved in all aspects of the role (suitable equipment and clothing will be provided). As a frontline representative of the National Trust, you are expected to display our values and behaviours and respond to customer queries in a positive manner. No previous experience or related knowledge is required.
EL3 minimum on BKSB assessment for both maths and English.
Can lead to L4 Countryside Ranger.
We have lots of different opportunities in conservation and the environment across our special places, regional and central offices and outdoor spaces. These include Assistant Ranger, Ranger, Area Ranger, Lead Ranger and Countryside Manager – and that’s just to name a few.
Things to consider
Flexibility on working hours will be required, for example weekend working and events with the public. Benefits to this role include flexible working whenever possible plus free parking at most locations. You’ll be entitled to discounts in high street stores and cinemas, National Trust shops and NT cafes, and have free entry to NT properties for you, a guest and your children (under 18).
Your health and wellbeing is important to us and is supported through generous annual leave and the option to buy additional days (minimum contract length applies), a cycle to work scheme, subsidised health cash plan and confidential access to a free support service 24 hours a day should you need it.
Your future financial health is helped by an employer matched – up to 10% of basic salary – contributory pension scheme and you can further your career with training and development tailored to you.