Fix the Fells Ranger

£23,843 - £28,129

Permanent, full time position

Have you got experience of upland path repair and maintenance and coordinating contractors, volunteers and staff to deliver practical work? If so we would love to hear from you. This exciting role involves coordinating and overseeing an ambitious upland path maintenance programme in the Lake District National Park, Fix the Fells, to improve and prevent deterioration of key routes in the national park.

Your role

You will coordinate the activity of partners, volunteers, contractors, staff and communities to deliver high quality practical works on specific upland paths across the Lake District National Park. To repair erosion, protect the landscape and environment, maintain access, and increase upland path resilience.

What it’s like to work here

The Lake District National Park is England’s largest World Heritage Site, inscribed due to its outstanding universal values of Identity, Inspiration and Conservation. You will be based at our Northern Office, located near Keswick, but you will be working throughout the national park on occasional weekends, evenings and Bank Holidays.

About you

You will have excellent communication skills and be able to confidently demonstrate your passion to a range of audiences. You'll  have a high level of fitness and previous successful track record in project management.

For an informal discussion about this position please contact Chris Tomlin, Park Management Leader, (01768) 871402 or

This role is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF)

European Regional Development Fund

Equality of opportunity

We are fully committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. We want this to be reflected in the diversity of the people who work for us and we welcome applications from people from all backgrounds and identities. We particularly welcome applications from disabled and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates as these groups are under-represented at the LDNPA, particularly at senior level. As part of our commitment to employing disabled people, all disabled candidates who meet the minimum requirement for all competencies on the person specification, will be guaranteed an interview.

Key dates

  • Closing date for applications is: Monday 18 January 2021 11:59am
  • Interviews will be held at Northern Office, Threlkeld on Friday 29 January 2021

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