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New Forest National Park Ranger


£23,520 - £27,034 per annum


Lymington and the New Forest

Contract Type:

Permanent, full-time

Closing Date:

28 JULY 2020

New Forest National Park Ranger

Join our team of rangers which provides the New Forest National Park Authority with first points of contact throughout the National Park and its surrounding communities

You will provide face-to-face interaction with members of the public, helping them to enjoy and understand what makes the National Park special and encourage a sense of care and responsibility while avoiding negative impacts.

You will use our mobile information unit, give talks and guided walks, run seasonal activities, and attend local community events. There will be resources to prepare, liaising with local businesses which need our literature, visitor surveys to do and potential for some more practical projects.

We’re looking for an experienced individual who is outgoing, highly motivated, innovative, and able to respond to the challenges of working with members of the public, partner organisations and local communities.

You will probably have a real interest in the natural and cultural heritage of the National Park, and your knack for clearly explaining countryside issues will help you confidently communicate your knowledge and passion with a wide range of people.

You will have a relevant qualification or equivalent experience. This post also requires a valid driving licence, is subject to a DBS check and involves working weekends and bank holidays.

Based at the Authority’s offices in Lymington but significant time will be spent within and just outside the boundary of the National Park, especially north of the A31/M27.



To apply for this role, please complete and return the application form using the links to the right. CVs are not accepted.


Closing date:       10am on 28 July 2020

Interviews:           12 August 2020


For any queries please email


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