Casual Assistant Rangers

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Casual / Seasonal / Bank / Permanently Variable hours
Working Pattern:
As and when required
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 21/03/2019 23:59
Grade 4 £17,972 - £19,446 (£9.31 per hour) From the 1st April (£18,795 - £19,945 -£9.74 per hour)
Hours per week:
As and when required
Job Category:
Environmental Services / Waste / Recycling/ Parks
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
The post holders will be required to work across two sites Wharton Park in Durham City and Hardwick Park in Sedgefield as required for Service needs
Post Number:
Closing date:
21 Mar
Further Information

Opportunities have arisen for 3 Casual Assistant Rangers within the Parks and Countryside Team:-

The post holders will be required to work across two sites Wharton Park in Durham City and Hardwick Park in Sedgefield as required for Service needs. As the post holder will be covering shifts as and when required there is no minimum or maximum hours guaranteed.

The post holder may also be asked to support the sited based ranger team within the wider Countryside Estate. Opening hours for the Parks vary from 07:30 – 20:00 with seasonal variation and are covered by a rota.

The role is very varied and the post holder will be asked to be responsible for the security and general maintenance of Visitor Centres and all other structures within any Park and elsewhere on the Countryside estate as required

Tasks will primarily comprise of undertaking site inspections, routine maintenance tasks, cleaning, running of the miniature cars (Wharton Park), supporting volunteers and contributing to the management of the wider Countryside Estate.

Required Qualifications:
NVQ level 3 in countryside management or directly related subject

For an informal discussion about the posts, please contact Coralie Niven, Senior Parks and Countryside Ranger on tel. no. 03000 264584

It is anticipated that interviews will be held on w/c 1 April 2019

Due to the requirement to drive a County Council vehicle in this role, appointment will be subject to the production of a valid driving licence for the required category of vehicle and the satisfactory completion of an in-house Driver Induction Assessment.

Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance contact the HR Operations & Data Team on telephone no. 03000 268119 / 264223 or email hrreal@durham.gov.uk

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.