Seasonal Ranger

Organisation: The National Trust for Scotland

Salary: £23,595 - £24,913 pro-rata, per annum

Location: North East Regional Office (Crathes Castle)

 To support with inspections and maintenance of countryside infrastructure (bridges, benches, steps, boardwalks, etc)
 To undertake trail management (strimming, cutting, remedial path work, etc)
 To demonstrate the Trust’s Health and Safety procedures
 To actively and positively engage with visitors to raise and improve public awareness of key issues, while promoting the Trust
 To support Rangers with preparation and delivery of events and education programme
 To help with biological recording and data entry
Countryside & Estate Management
 Undertake condition assessments of countryside infrastructure and report issues.
 To carry out basic practical countryside management including visitor infrastructure repairs, strimming, footpath maintenance and fencing as required.
 To carry out practical property management including litter picks.

Public Engagement & People Management
 Engage with visitors.
 Support with delivery of programme of events and education.
 Liaise with other property and other Trust staff and volunteers.
 Supervise volunteers assisting with delivery of practical estate management.

Natural Heritage Conservation
 Support biological recording and monitoring across estates – target species/habitats include bats, badgers, fen and ponds, and woodlands.
 Supporting with delivery of INNS management

Finance Management
 Not a budget-holder but will be expected to take responsibility for effective management of Trust resources in allocated areas.
 Will be frequent user and conduct maintenance of tools, machinery, vehicles, and equipment subject to appropriate training.

Application Deadline: Sunday 10/03/2024