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New Forest Apprentice Ranger


£138 per week for first 12 months


New Forest, Hampshire

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Closing Date:

21 AUGUST 2018

New Forest Apprentice Ranger

Are you passionate about a career working outdoors in conservation?

Are you looking for an opportunity to gain a recognised qualification and develop professional skills while earning a salary?

We are looking for two individuals to undertake a Ranger Apprenticeship working across the New Forest National Park on a 13 month fixed-term contract from October 2018.

You will gain practical experience and develop skills in all aspects of environmental conservation and recreation management, undertaking placements with 5 ranger teams within the New Forest National Park; New Forest National Park Authority, Forestry Commission, National Trust, Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust and Hampshire County Council. Duties will include practical habitat management including scrub clearance and tree planting, face to face contact with members of the public and local communities, and assisting with delivering events and education, helping people to enjoy the special qualities of the National Park.

You will attend Kingston Maurward College one day a week for 12 weeks, undertaking the Intermediate Environmental Conservation Apprenticeship Framework achieving:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Work based Environmental Conservation
  • Level 2 Business for the Environment and Land Based Sector
  • Functional Skills: English, Maths
  • Accredited certified training in Chainsaw, Safe use of Pesticides and Brushcutters and Strimmers.

To apply for this role, please refer to the documents on the right. Completed applications to be submitted using the form below. CVs are not accepted.

Closing date:         2pm on 21 August 2018

Interviews:             6 September 2018

If you would like to find out more about what it means to be a New Forest Apprentice Ranger please contact us on or call 01590 646649 / 646637 (Monday to Friday).

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