Specialist Ranger – Woodlands

Warwickshire County Council


We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced ranger, with hands on knowledge of tree and
woodland management across a variety of habitats to join our dedicated, passionate team of
rangers and specialist rangers. The post will be based at our flagship site in the north of the
county, Kingsbury Water Park, and will work alongside the North Ranger team, also covering
Pooley and Hartshill Hayes Country Parks. The woodland specialism element of the role will
cover the whole portfolio of sites across Warwickshire, with everyday ranger duties focusing on
the north. All our sites are manged with both visitors and wildlife in mind, balancing the
needs of recreation with conservation.

The Role

Excellent customer service is at the heart of what we do, and being confident and welcoming
with members of the public from all walks of life is an essential part of the role. Working
within a team, your duties will include practical habitat management, public access works, site
compliance, and safety checks.

Working weekends and bank holidays in all weathers, you’ll be using work vehicles to travel
across the parks, helping to promote and assist visitors’ enjoyment of the countryside. You
will also lead, as well as contribute to, events and school visits; ensure our parks are clean
and tidy, carrying out routine maintenance as required; lead and manage volunteer groups;
monitor car parking; and act as a bailiff for the fishery at Kingsbury Water Park. You may also
be required to work at other parks across the county and work additional hours.

As the woodland specialist, you will be responsible for applying for funding and felling
licenses, drawing up woodland management plans, engaging with internal and external
stakeholders around arboriculture, conducting tree safety checks, and implementing our tree
safety approach.

For further information
please see the Job Description and Person Specification.

For further information about the role please contact Thomas Crawford, Country Parks
Operations Manager, 01926 412838,
[email protected]

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