Engagement Ranger

Peak District National Park Authority

The Role

We are looking for an Engagement Ranger to help us maintain access, recreation and nature,
manage volunteers, and engage with visitors, as well as working with partners and colleagues as
appropriate. You will be based at Macclesfield Forest, working in partnership with United

You will be required to work on a rota pattern with a requirement to work 50% of weekends per
annum and some bank holidays.

About You

You will need to be a people person who is able to use their own initiative and work closely
with visitors and local communities. You will have relevant experience of countryside
management, experience of working with visitors and volunteers, and be passionate about
providing access to nature and the countryside.

About Us

The Peak District National Park was the first of Britain’s 15 national parks and is still
enjoyed by millions, looking for both adventure and a breathing space to escape. It is also the
most accessible due its proximity to four major cities of the UK and its 38,000 residents. We
recognise the importance of our national park and our job is to speak up and care for the Peak
District National Park for all to enjoy forever.

Further Information

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Jess Coatesworth. No agencies at this
time please.

Provisional Interview date: 18 June 2024


We offer a range of staff benefits including flexi-time, a great pension with employer
contribution of 19.57%, 26-31 days’ holiday plus Bank Holidays and free parking at most of our
offices. Please look at our Total Reward Brochure to see what we offer.

Our Values

  • Care – We care for the Peak District National Park, the people we work with and all those we
    serve. It’s at the heart of everything we do.
  • Enjoy – We take pride in what we do and feel good about our contribution.
  • Pioneer – We were born of pioneers. We will continue to explore opportunities to inspire
    future generations.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

The Peak District National Park Authority is committed to equal opportunities. We aspire to
have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage applicants from a wide range of
backgrounds to apply and join us.

We are a Disability Confident employer and guarantee to interview anyone with a disability
whose application meets the essential criteria for the role.

If you are unable to apply on line and require a word version of the application form please
contact HR.

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