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Lead Ranger, National Trust, Dundrum

National Trust place

Murlough Nature Reserve, The Stable Yard, Keel Point, Dundrum, Newcastle, Co Down


  • Lead Ranger - Grade 7.pdf

  • Role Profile Mournes Wildfire Lead Ranger.pdf


Compliance.Eligibility to Work in the UK

Additional information

Closing Date: 06 June 2021

Interview date: 15 & 16 June 2021

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.

To apply for this vacancy simply click the 'apply' button in the top right hand side of the page.

We only accept on-line applications. If you require a reasonable adjustment or other assistance to participate in the recruitment process, for example due to disability, please contact the Recruitment Team on 0370 240 0274

What you'll be doing Working as part of our dedicated ranger and volunteer team on the breathtaking Mourne Mountains which covers approximately 526 hectares and forms a very important part of the Eastern Mournes ASSI & SAC. The property includes the iconic Slieve Donard, Northern Ireland's highest peak, and Slieve Commedagh, both of which support complex mosaics of habitats including dry heath, flushes, wet heaths and mires, and also welcomes over100,000 visitors annually. Who we're looking for You’ll need to;

  • Deliver practical conservation work to protect and enhance the conservation status of the property

  • Demonstrate a passion for nature, heritage and the outdoors

  • Able to engage with visitors to ensure they understand the value of your work

  • Help create a great place to work, sharing common goals

  • Be enthusiastic with a willingness to learn

  • Be an excellent team player

  • Be able to work safely, with risk assessments and compliance with safety procedures

  • Experience in a land, access and conservation management

  • Experience in and working in a similar outdoor setting

  • Competence with machinery and equipment as well as having the relevant certificates required

  • A full UK driving licence

The package Benefits for working at the National Trust:

  • Flexible working whenever possible

  • Free parking at most locations

  • Discounts in high street stores, cinemas, National Trust properties and cafes.

  • Free entry to our properties for you, a guest and your children (under 18)

  • Generous annual leave

  • Subsidised health cash plan

  • Free 24-hour support service

  • Substantial pension scheme of up to 10% basic salary

  • Training & Development tailored to you

  • Up to 5 days of paid volunteering for you.

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