Current vacancies

Seasonal Assistant Rangers x 2

Contract duration: Fixed term
Salary: £15,632 per annum pro-rata to months worked
Location: Lymington and the New Forest
Closing Date: Monday 29 January 2018

From March to September 2018
37 hours per week


The New Forest National Park Authority is responsible for conserving and enhancing the natural beauty, wildlife and cultural heritage of the New Forest and for promoting opportunities for the understanding and enjoyment of its special qualities by the public.

Are you passionate about the New Forest National Park?
Are you outgoing, enthusiastic and enjoy working with the public?


We have an exciting opportunity for two Seasonal Assistant Rangers to join our team engaging with forest users during the ground nesting bird season and visitors on Camping in the Forest campsites across the National Park. Your experience of assisting with countryside events and outdoor education sessions will be key in delivering a programme of activities to help people enjoy and understand the things that make the New Forest special.

You will:

  • have knowledge of the natural and cultural heritage of the New Forest National Park
  • have experience of dealing with members of the public
  • have a valid driving licence
  • be able to work regular evenings, weekends and bank holidays.

This post is based at the Authority's offices in Lymington, Hampshire but will work across the New Forest.

To apply, please complete and return the application form using the links below. CVs are not accepted.

Closing date: 2pm on 29 January 2018
Interviews:   14 February 2018


For queries please email recruit@newforestnpa.gov.uk or call 01590 646649.

Important information

Please download and read the following information before proceeding with your application:

Application pack

Job description and person specification

Application form

Equal opportunities form

New Forest National Park Authority is an equal opportunities employer.

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