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Estate Ranger

  • Full time
  • £26,500
  • Douglas Support Estate, North Lanarkshire
  • Closing 12th October 2023

  • Advertised from 28th September 2023
  • 37.5 hours over a 7-day week rota


Viewpark Conservation Group is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation based in Viewpark, North Lanarkshire. We are led by our Board of Trustees who are mainly local people. Building on the success of the Viewpark Community Buy-out of the Historical Douglas Support Estate comprising 170 acres of mixed woodland and grassland, we are pleased to be recruiting for the exciting role of Estate Ranger. VCG are seeking an enthusiastic individual to be responsible for security and maintenance of ‘Our Glen’. They will play a key role in the development of the glen, working with the Trustees and volunteers to devise and co-ordinate outdoor activities and projects. This is a full-time position, funded by The National Lottery through The National Lottery Community Fund for 36 months with a salary of £26,500.00. This role is open to applicants with the experience and skills:

• An understanding of countryside management with particular emphasis in conservation and recreation

• Experience of working in a countryside management/conservation role

• Experience of working with stakeholders and partner organisations from the public, private and/or voluntary sectors

• Ability to manage time and resources to deliver defined projects and activities

• Team-worker with ability to work with minimal supervision

• Manage multiple projects and delivery, working with colleagues and partners as appropriate

• Able to negotiate and present ideas and solutions, manage conflicting demands and resolve issues

• Good customer service skills, to be able to interact effectively and professionally with external and internal customers

• Ability to share ideas and information with colleagues and seek input to solve problems

• Ability to treat sensitive information confidentially

• Well organised and able to plan, prioritise and administer own work

Application notes

To apply please send CV with covering letter to:

Closing date: 12th October