Countryside Ranger (Warden)

Countryside Rangers work outdoors to manage and protect natural spaces, educating the public about wildlife and conservation, while ensuring the responsible use of natural resources and maintaining the balance of ecosystems for the enjoyment of both people and nature.

Day-to-day tasks

You could:

  • plan and create habitats to protect plants, trees, animals and birds
  • lead guided walks, exhibition talks and educational visits
  • inspect sites, monitor wildlife and report findings
  • supervise assistant rangers and volunteers in daily tasks
  • encourage community involvement in conservation projects
  • operate machinery and equipment, and use hand and power tools

Skills and knowledge

You'll need:

  • customer service skills
  • knowledge of biology
  • the ability to work well with others
  • knowledge of geography
  • excellent verbal communication skills
  • the ability to use your initiative
  • to be flexible and open to change
  • legal knowledge including court procedures and government regulations

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