Jobs at Stanwick Lakes

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Job Opportunities

Rockingham Forest Trust and Stanwick Lakes employ a range of staff with different skills, both full and part time. From time to time various job opportunities arise and details of these vacancies will be posted below. Please note the application deadline for each individual vacancy.

Many volunteers also help in the running of Stanwick Lakes. For more details please select Volunteering Opportunities.

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Vacancies

Assistant Ranger x2

Stanwick Lakes has a great opportunity for two people with practical skills, who love working outdoors. We are looking for Assistant Rangers to support our existing Ranger team. You would be carrying out a range of tasks but these could include:

  • Site patrols
  • Conservation work
  • Playground repairs and maintenance
  • Grass Cutting
  • Health and safety checks of the play areas and site infrastructure
  • Car parking
  • Answering visitor queries
  • Litter picking to keep the site tidy

The role is largely a summer one with variable hours available, mostly at weekends and school holidays. Hours would be up to 7.5 hours a day on a varying shift pattern between 9am and 8pm, Monday to Sunday. There are some hours available in the winter, however these are more limited.

No previous experience is required as training will be given, however, you must be able to drive and be a great communicator. You would be an ambassador for Stanwick Lakes with our many visitors and therefore must be confident and enjoy helping people get the most from their visit.

If you would like to join the team and make a difference to both people and wildlife, email your completed application form to info@rftrust.org.uk for the attention of Mark, by 5pm on Monday 22nd April.

Job Description

Person Specification

 

Play Ranger

An excellent opportunity has arisen to lead the Stanwick Lakes Otters Holiday Club during school holidays. We are looking for two capable, energetic leaders to manage the day to day running of the club.

This would be perfect for anyone looking to gain experience working in a outdoor learning facility, working with children aged 5-11 years old and able to commit to working in the School holidays.

Experience would be helpful but is not essential. A willingness to learn and the ability to cope under pressure is essential. You must be over 17 years old and able to make your way to work independently.

The hours of work are 8am – 6pm 2-3 days a week during school holidays. Please apply by sending your CV to m.humphreys@rftrust.org.uk. For more information please contact Melanie Humphreys on 01933 625527.

Play Ranger Job Description

Play Ranger Person Specification

 

Catering Assistant

We have a few vacancies available to join our busy Café team here at Stanwick Lakes.  If you like working with people and variety in your work, this is the role for you. Our catering assistants are a key part of the team doing everything from serving the customers in either our café or refreshment kiosk to helping the Rangers to ensure that visitors park properly and in between that you could be clearing tables or helping with the pot wash.

Experience would be helpful but is not essential. A willingness to learn and the ability to cope under pressure (we do get very busy at times) is essential .

The hours of work are variable. If you are 16 or over please apply by sending your CV to info@rftrust.org.uk. For more information please contact Jo Bird on 01933 625527.

Catering Assistant Role Profile