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Hill Holt Wood Office _ Cafe

Trainee Countryside Ranger

September 2023

Salary : £21,674  per annum

Contract : Full Time, Permanent

Hours : 40 hours per week (8.30am - 4.30pm, Monday - Friday)

Annual Leave is 25 days per annum + bank holidays



Working for a nationally award winning social enterprise and charity you will be trained in the use all the tools you will need to become a countryside ranger; a varied and challenging role which perfectly suits someone looking to start a career working outdoors. From tree planting to maintaining countryside walks, if you love nature and want to make a difference in the environment this role is exactly what you're looking for.


Hill Holt Wood is a nationally recognised and award-winning Environmental Social Enterprise. It currently employs 40 full and part time rangers and is engaged in a wide range of activities including the education of young people, extensive forestry operations, contracts with the local council, eco-construction, and events and hire. It has enjoyed considerable success over the last 20 years and continues to build on its strong position focusing on sustainability, environmentalism, conservation and social awareness.



· Some experience working with power tools such as hedge trimmers, strimmers and hand tools – training will be provided

· Be able to partially identify wildlife species and use this information to complete woodland surveys and bio-diversity reports

· Be able to manage a continual workload to achieve project targets.

· Have a keen eye for detail and good communication skills.

· Ability to work effectively as a member of a team.

Full driving licence essential.
This post requires an enhanced DBS check.
Hill Holt Wood is an equal opportunity employer.


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