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Ranger Service Admin & Policy Assistant

Cairngorms

Closing Date: Noon Monday 28 June 2021
Are you looking for a unique opportunity to work in one of the most amazing places in the world?
The Cairngorms National Park is one of the country’s most spectacular landscapes. Renowned for its mountains, it has at its centre a montane plateau higher than 1000m, it also has extensive native pine forests, extensive moorland and a rich and diverse cultural landscape along its straths and glens. With its strong local music scene, some fantastic locally produced food and drink and it’s abundance of outdoor pursuits the Cairngorms National Park is a very special place to live and work.
Job Title: Ranger Service Admin & Policy Assistant
Salary: £27,130 – £31,738 (Band C; 2021/2022) plus excellent benefits such as flexitime, generous annual leave and a defined pension scheme to name just a few
Contract: Permanent Contract
Working Hours: 37.5 hours per week, though part time hours of 30 hours per week may be considered
Location: Grantown on Spey
We have an exciting opportunity for a Ranger Service Admin & Policy Assistant to join the Ranger team and the wider Visitor Services group.
The successful applicant will provide full administrative and co-ordinator support to the CNPA Ranger Service, Volunteers, Health Walks and Visitor Services team.
Cairngorms National Park is more than just an idyllic place to work, the Park Authority is one of Scotland’s top 10 flexible employers and listed in the UK’s Top 100 best not for profit companies to work for. We also offer many benefits such as; a great place to work, cycle to work scheme, generous annual leave allowance, flexitime and a very competitive pension scheme.  Our Grantown on Spey headquarters is within easy reach of Aviemore and Inverness.
The National Park Authority is committed to equality of opportunity and we welcome applicants from all sectors of society.  If you are an applicant with disabilities who meets the essential requirements of the post, we will interview you.
If you would like the opportunity to work for an organisation that is focused on protecting and enhancing this National Park then please download the job description and application pack below.  If you require more information, or if you require any adjustments to be made to the application process due to disability please contact us on 01479 873535 or email: recruitment@cairngorms.co.uk
Please note, we do not accept Curriculum Vitae (CV). Applications should be emailed to recruitment@cairngorms.co.uk
The closing date for applications is 12pm (noon) on Monday 28th June 2021, late applications will not be accepted. Shortlisted candidates should be available for interviews which will be held virtually on Friday 9th July 2021.
To see how the CNPA collects and processes personal data relating to job applicants, please view the Privacy Notice.


Application Pack: ApplicationFormPartsA C Mar21
Job Description: Ranger Service Administrator V2.0

Posted: 7th June 2021

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Infrastructure Officer

Cairngorms

Closing Date: Noon Monday 28 June 2021
Are you looking for a unique opportunity to work in one of the most amazing places in the world?
The Cairngorms National Park is one of the country’s most spectacular landscapes. Renowned for its mountains, it has at its centre a montane plateau higher than 1000m, it also has extensive native pine forests, extensive moorland and a rich and diverse cultural landscape along its straths and glens. With its strong local music scene, some fantastic locally produced food and drink and it’s abundance of outdoor pursuits the Cairngorms National Park is a very special place to live and work.
Job Title: Infrastructure Officer
Salary: £32,066 – 38,601 (Band D; 2021/2022) plus excellent benefits such as flexitime, generous annual leave and a defined pension scheme to name just a few
Contract: 3 Year Fixed Term Contract
Working Hours: 37.5 hours per week, though part time hours of 30 hours per week may be considered
Location: Grantown on Spey
We have an exciting opportunity for an Infrastructure Officer to join the Visitor Services team.
The successful applicant will work as part of the Visitor Services Team, developing and delivering plans for the creation and maintenance of infrastructure which will help visitors enjoy the area in a way that is commensurate with the Park’s status as an internationally accredited sustainable tourism destination. There will be a focus on working in partnership with others, including partner public bodies, communities and businesses, to deliver the infrastructure as part of integrated management solutions. The post-holder will also lead on a development of a plan for upgrading the Speyside Way.
Cairngorms National Park is more than just an idyllic place to work, the Park Authority is one of Scotland’s top 10 flexible employers and listed in the UK’s Top 100 best not for profit companies to work for. We also offer many benefits such as; a great place to work, cycle to work scheme, generous annual leave allowance, flexitime and a very competitive pension scheme.  Our Grantown on Spey headquarters is within easy reach of Aviemore and Inverness.
The National Park Authority is committed to equality of opportunity and we welcome applicants from all sectors of society.  If you are an applicant with disabilities who meets the essential requirements of the post, we will interview you.
If you would like the opportunity to work for an organisation that is focused on protecting and enhancing this National Park then please download the job description and application pack below.  If you require more information, or if you require any adjustments to be made to the application process due to disability please contact us on 01479 873535 or email: recruitment@cairngorms.co.uk
Please note, we do not accept Curriculum Vitae (CV). Applications should be emailed to recruitment@cairngorms.co.uk
The closing date for applications is 12pm (noon) on Monday 28th June 2021, late applications will not be accepted. Shortlisted candidates should be available for interviews which will be held virtually on Tuesday 20th July 2021.
To see how the CNPA collects and processes personal data relating to job applicants, please view the Privacy Notice.


Application Pack: ApplicationFormPartsA C Mar21
Job Description: Infrastructure Officer V1.0

Posted: 7th June 2021

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Dartmoor Farm Engagement Officer

Dartmoor

This role is being created to support the Dartmoor farming community by promoting and leading the delivery of upcoming Farming in Protected Landscapes (FiPL) programme being launched by Defra.

Posted: 21st May 2021

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Head of Business Support

Dartmoor

This is the ideal opportunity for a high calibre finance professional with extensive accounting experience and a CCAB qualification to advance their career and take the financial reins of our incredible National Park.

Posted: 27th May 2021

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Dartmoor Farming Officer

Dartmoor

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to coordinate, shape and drive forward the HFP by providing advice, support, training and expertise in line with the needs of the Dartmoor rural community and the challenges of the agricultural transition period.

Posted: 3rd June 2021

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Families United through Nature (FUN) Project Coordinator

Exmoor

Help us deliver and signpost nature-based interventions for the benefits to people’s physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing, and enable a broad range of people access and enjoy Exmoor

Posted: 10th June 2021

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Visitor Services Assistants (Kickstart) - 2 posts (Lynmouth and Dunster)

Exmoor

Join our National Park Centre teams assisting visitors whilst learning new skills as part of the government-funded Kickstart Scheme

Posted: 24th May 2021

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Seasonal Customer Services Assistant

Lake District

We're looking for someone to join our team at Keswick Visitor Information Centre over the busy Summer months. You will share your love of the Lake District with thousands of visitors and use your local knowledge to make their visit even more memorable.

Posted: 10th June 2021

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Assistant Farming Officer (FTC)

Lake District

The assistant farming officer will assist in: the delivery of the Farming in Protected Landscapes Scheme; other Agricultural Transition Plan schemes; and other environmental and farming funding initiatives.

Posted: 7th June 2021

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Sous Chef

Lake District

Brockhole on Windermere are seeking an enthusiastic, energetic and experienced person for the role of Sous Chef for our on-site outlets, including the Brockhole Café, The Gaddum Restaurant, and our very busy outdoor kitchen BBQ and take away cafés.

Posted: 28th May 2021

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Volunteer and Apprentice Coordinator

Lake District

This is a key role to coordinate and support the development of apprentices and volunteers within the Lake District National Parks Ranger teams, in ways that meet the Authority’s Volunteer and Apprenticeship Strategies.

Posted: 28th May 2021

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Front of House / Waiting Staff

Lake District

Brockhole on Windermere are seeking enthusiastic, energetic and charismatic people to join the front of house waiting-on team for The Gaddum Restaurant.

Posted: 28th May 2021

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Field Ranger (2 posts)

Lake District

The Lake District National Park has an exciting opportunity to join our ranger team operating in the North and East areas of the park supporting our countryside management work.

Posted: 26th May 2021

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Chefs and kitchen members

Lake District

Brockhole on Windermere is home to a number of popular and busy cafés and beautiful restaurant, The Gaddum. We’re looking for ambitious and enthusiastic chefs and kitchen members, of various levels and experience.

Posted: 20th May 2021

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Chef de Partie

Lake District

Brockhole on Windermere are seeking an enthusiastic, energetic and ideally an experienced person for the role of Chef de Partie for our on-site outlets, including the Brockhole Café, The Gaddum Restaurant, and our very busy outdoor kitchen BBQ and take away cafés.

Posted: 18th May 2021

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Commis Chef

Lake District

Brockhole on Windermere are seeking an enthusiastic, energetic and ideally an experienced person for the role of Commis Chef for our on-site outlets, including the Brockhole Café, The Gaddum Restaurant, and our very busy outdoor kitchen BBQ and take away cafés.

Posted: 6th May 2021

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Catering Assistant

Lake District

We are looking for a Catering Assistant to deliver the varied food and beverage offer on this busy and beautiful site, supervising and being a hands-on member of the team.

Posted: 6th May 2021

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Partnership and Development Officer (9-12 month maternity cover)

North York Moors

Partnership and Development Officer (9 – 12 month maternity cover)
Helmsley, North Yorkshire
£20,903 - £23,541

- Are you a natural communicator?
- Do you have a real flair for working with people?
- Are you passionate about the North York Moors National Park?

We have a fantastic record of working with volunteers and being creative to develop opportunities for everybody to help care for their National Park.

To help us do this, we need an enthusiastic person to work with small organisations and community groups around the National Park area.

You will work with our talented team of volunteer Task Day Leaders and also be responsible for developing our existing training programmed to train TDLs, enabling them to lead tasks efficiently and safely.

As well as being great with people, you’ll need an eye for detail and a positive attitude to health and safety. You will be working in a small supportive team, but you will need to be able to work independently as well.

Further information about the Volunteers can be found on our website.

So, if you’re seeking your next challenge as a Partnership and Development Officer, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Posted: 18th May 2021

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Marketing and Product Development Executive (9-12 month maternity cover)

North York Moors

Marketing and Product Development Executive (9 – 12 months maternity cover)
£27,041 – £30,451

We are working hard to raise the profile of the North York Moors and need a talented and enthusiastic person to help us.

You will need to bring some great experience of using digital media to get your message across – this could be from your work on writing for websites, producing e-newsletters and using social media. Your skills will also mean that you can lead on promoting our fantastic National Park Centres, and events and exhibitions programme.

Working with local businesses, you will help them develop new ideas and access money via our Tourism grant schemes.

All this means that you will need to be able to tell us about your:

• Flair for working with small businesses;
• Understanding of different audiences; and
• Experience of delivering focused messages to an agreed plan.

Based in Helmsley, you will have great support from your colleagues, flexible working and good development opportunities. Excellent pension scheme and holiday entitlements complete an attractive package.

Posted: 26th May 2021

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Graduate Trainee (Development Management) - 4 year FTC

North York Moors

Graduate Trainee (Development Management)

37 hours per week (4 years fixed term contract)

£20,903 to £23,541

The North York Moors is one of 15 UK National Parks which are Britain’s breathing spaces and require a unique balance of environmental, social and economic considerations. We need bright people with a real feel for protected landscape to help us keep the place special.

This is a fantastic opportunity for somebody looking to establish their career in planning. You will work with our Development Management team, but also have the chance to get involved with policy and built conservation work as well.

You will initially be dealing with householder enquiries, straightforward planning applications and providing technical support to our more experienced Planning Officers.

We will look to develop a training programme that suits your needs and you will have a training bursary to spend. Part of your training will include either an MA in Town and Country Planning or the RTPI’s Higher Level Apprenticeship programme.

Ideally, you’ll need to have a:

• Planning related qualification;
• Great attitude to dealing with the public;
• Practical knowledge of the planning system and related legislation;
• Real willingness to learn and develop your own career.

Supportive colleagues, flexible working hours, generous holiday entitlements and a final salary pension scheme complete an attractive package.

Posted: 28th May 2021

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