Vacancy posted: Thursday, 26 Jul 2012
Salary: £20,372 - £22,591 The successful applicant will be employed by Falkirk Community Trust. The Trust is a new charitable company set up by Falkirk Council to deliver culture, library, recreation and sport services on its behalf from 1st July 2011. You will be responsible for assisting the Countryside Ranger in carrying out a variety of activities with the emphasis on the promotion and conservation of the Country Park and related amenity areas.
You should have experience of practical environmental management work, environmental education experience, a good knowledge of the countryside and its wildlife, together with the ability to deal with the public in order to undertake guided walks and field trips.
A qualification in an environmental related discipline is desirable along with previous Countryside Management experience. This post is temporary until January 2013. Successful applicants for posts working with children or vulnerable adults will be subject to disclosure checks or the new PVG scheme.
Job Reference: FLK003384
Closing Date: 08-Aug-2012
About Falkirk Council and Falkirk Community Trust
Falkirk Council is a unitary authority which provides all local government services for the Falkirk Council area. Covering 112 square miles, it has a population of 151,570 and extends from Banknock in the west to Blackness in the east and from South Alloa in the North as far as Limerigg in the south. The area contains varied countryside, including areas of considerable landscape quality. It also contains the port of Grangemouth and depends for its prosperity on a broad industrial base which includes sizeable industrial areas in Falkirk and Grangemouth. Council Headquarters The Council Headquarters are located in Falkirk but there are many service points throughout the area. The Council has in the region of 7,000 employees making it one of the largest employers in the area and has a net council general fund expenditure of £344.8 million for 2012/2013. Falkirk Councilís aim is to improve the quality of life for local people by working with all communities, sectors and groups to deliver high quality services which are accessible, accountable, responsive and provide value for money.