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Temporary Seasonal Ranger

Employer West Lancashire Borough Council Reference HR1023 
Published Friday 19 May 2017 Closing date 12pm Midday on Monday 5 June 2017
Working Pattern Full Time Hours 36 hours per week
Salary £20,661-£22,658 per annum Disclosure Basic

Based at Coronation Park, Ormskirk or Beacon Country Park, Up Holland, but will cover all of the Council’s parks and countryside sites

Duration  Up to 13 weeks (July to September 2017)

We are currently seeking two responsible and self-motivated individuals to join our Leisure Operations team as Seasonal Rangers for a temporary period of up to 13 weeks to assist with a significantly increased work load during the peak visitor period between July and September.

The post holders will patrol sites to report issues and deter misuse, meet and provide information to the public and co-ordinate the work of volunteers. In addition, you will run events and activities for children and adults, run environmental education projects on site and in schools, and undertake practical conservation projects. The duties of the post also involve undertaking routine maintenance tasks, helping keep our parks clean and tidy and planning for future management of parks.

The successful candidates will have a good level of education, knowledge and experience of park management and an ability to communicate well with both adults and children. Additionally, you will have good organisational skills, the ability to work unsupervised, and a willingness to undertake practical management and cleansing work.


Find out more about working for the Council by downloading our Recruitment Pack (Pdf, 1.48mb)

Download an Application Form (MS Word, 1.13mb)

Download an Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form (MS Word, 100kb) - This form must be submitted with every application. We use this information to check how effective our HR policies are and ensure that discrimination does not occur.

Completed application forms (along with a completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form) should be emailed to Recruitment@westlancs.gov.uk

If you are unable to return the application form by email, then you can send your completed application form to: West Lancashire Borough Council, Human Resources, 52 Derby Street, Ormskirk, Lancashire, L39 2DF.

If you cannot apply using the above application form, then please call 01695 577177 or email Recruitment@westlancs.gov.uk

All applications for vacancies should be submitted by the application method stated. Please note that we do not accept speculative CVs.

Please note that if you have not been invited to interview within 4 weeks of the closing date you should assume you have not been successful at the shortlisting stage.

The successful applicant will be required to undergo security checks as part of the Baseline Personnel Security Standard for accessing Government records.  This will include a Basic Disclosure Scotland Criminal Record check.

Please be advised that a criminal record will not necessarily be a bar to obtaining a position with West Lancashire Borough Council.

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