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Ecologist

Dartmoor

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Ecologist to join our growing Natural Environment team. We are looking for an experienced individual who is passionate about the environment and who wants to make a positive difference to the natural world in one our most treasured landscapes.

Posted: 20th February 2024

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Trees Officer

Dartmoor

If you’re a talented arboriculturist with experience of tree inspections and hedgerow management, this is a fantastic opportunity to join our renowned organisation.

Posted: 1st February 2024

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Senior Planning Policy Officer

Dartmoor

As a Senior Planning Policy Officer, you will support the preparation and delivery of the Development Plan, the Dartmoor National Park Management Plan and other spatial plans.

Posted: 7th February 2024

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Casual Youth Engagement Assistant

Dartmoor

We are now looking for a pool of Casual Youth Engagement Assistants to help deliver the Youth Ranger Programme on a part-time basis, working up to 15 hours (2 weekend days) per month on a casual contract until March 2025.

Posted: 16th February 2024

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Maintenance Ranger (maternity cover, 9 - 12 months).

North York Moors

The North York Moors National Park Authority looks after and promotes one of the most phenomenal parts of the British Isles. Filled with breath taking scenery, magnificent wildlife, picture book villages and a dramatic coastline, the North York Moors boasts some of the most diverse landscapes in the UK.

The Benefits

- Salary of £25,119 - £27,803, with potential progression to £31,364.
- 25 days’ annual leave rising annually by one day to 30 days after five years’ service, plus public holidays
- Local Government Pension Scheme

If you have land management and practical estate experience and are passionate about areas of breathtaking natural beauty, this is a terrific opportunity to join our prestigious organisation.

You’ll be using your expertise to maintain vital public rights of way and access areas so that the public can continue to utilise and enjoy the North York Moors.

So, if you want to spend your day to day surrounded by lush greenery, stunning vistas and one of a kind wildlife, this is your chance! Apply today.

The Role

As a Maintenance Ranger, you will develop and deliver a programme of maintenance and enhancements for public rights of way (PROW) and access areas across the National Park.

Helping to train, motivate and manage a dedicated team of volunteers, you will assist with the delivery of PROW maintenance and other work programmes.

You will also develop and maintain good working relationships with landowners and managers, local communities and user groups.

Additionally, you will:

- Develop the team’s expertise in approaches to maintenance and restoration
- Ensure the availability of materials, equipment and other resources
- Ensure work is carried out following our values, health and safety and equalities policies

About You

To be considered as a Maintenance Ranger, you will need:

- Experience carrying out a range of practical land management tasks
- Practical estate experience in a wide range of areas
- Good communication, interpersonal and organisational skills
- Proficiency in IT
- To be certified in the use of powered tools and equipment, ideally including chainsaws and mini diggers
- A positive attitude to working with volunteers
- A full, valid driving licence

Other organisations may call this role Rights of Way Officer, National Park Ranger, Maintenance Co-ordinator, Ranger, Countryside Maintenance Ranger, or Land Maintenance Ranger.

Webrecruit and North York Moors National Park Authority are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

So, if you want to play a vital role in helping a historic area of beauty as a Maintenance Ranger, 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: 6th February 2024

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Property Manager

North York Moors

Property Manager
Helmsley, North Yorkshire

About Us

The North York Moors National Park Authority looks after and promotes one of the most phenomenal parts of the British Isles. Filled with breath-taking scenery, magnificent wildlife, picture book villages and a dramatic coastline, the North York Moors boasts some of the most diverse landscapes in the UK.

We are now seeking a Property Manager to join our team on a full-time basis for a three year fixed term contract.

The Benefits

- Salary of circa £45,000 per annum
- Up to 30 days’ annual leave, plus public holidays
- Local Government Pension Scheme

This is an incredible opportunity for a RICS or RIBA (or similar) qualified project manager with knowledge of building design, construction, repair and maintenance techniques to join us as we embark on a number of exciting property projects.

We have bought a piece of land in Helmsley to build a new HQ and Ranger Depot. You’ll be working with our architects to help develop the plans and work alongside project contractors on the build. We are also looking to undertake refurbishment work at several of our other major property assets over the next three years as well, so there is plenty for you to get stuck into. All of this will contribute positively to our landscape rich in heritage and highly valued for its beauty and tranquillity.

So, if you’re ready to immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the North York Moors and work in the picturesque setting of Helmsley, then apply today!

The Role

As a Property Manager, you will manage and co-ordinate a range of construction-related projects.

Managing projects from set-up through to completion, you will prepare tender briefs, then manage contracts through to completion and handover.

You will make sure that all our properties are fit for purpose and their asset value is preserved. This will include preparing annual management plans for maintenance and improvement.

Additionally, you will:

- Organise a property strategy which aims to set out a strategic vision for our properties
- Prepare our property portfolio to be carbon neutral or better by 2030

About You

To be considered as a Property Manager, you will need:

- Experience of project management, including delivering significant building projects
- Experience of the procurement and development of relevant contracts
- Experience and knowledge of budgetary and financial control
- Knowledge of building design, construction, repair and maintenance techniques
- Knowledge of relevant legislation, including CDM, DDA and H&S
- A relevant professional membership, i.e. RIBA, MRICS, etc.

The closing date for this role is 17th March 2024.

Other organisations may call this role Portfolio Manager, Property Asset Manager, Project Manager, Estate Manager, Construction Project Manager, or Property Team Lead.

Webrecruit and North York Moors National Park Authority are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

So, if you’re looking for a great new role as a Property Manager, 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: 22nd February 2024

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