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
Closing Date: 06 June 2021
Interview date: 15 & 16 June 2021
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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
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.