Lee Valley Regional Park stretches an incredible 26 miles along the leafy banks of the River Lee, from Ware in Hertfordshire, through Essex, to the Thames at East India Dock Basin. The park provides a unique ‘natural’ corridor on London’s doorstep and provides a vital refuge for wildlife. It contains a variety of landscapes and open spaces to enjoy, from industrial heritage sites and nature reserves, to a 1,000 acre country park and Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI).

We are looking for enthusiastic, energetic and practical people to deliver nature reserve management and Ranger duties within the Lee Valley Regional Park. You will be joining an established team of experienced Rangers managing one of London’s best kept secrets.


  • Practical management of a variety of nature conservation and public access sites within the park.
  • Write and review site management plans.
  • Management and monitoring of wildlife habitats and species.
  • Monitor and oversee Health and Safety within the park.
  • Support the development & delivery of site management plans.
  • Liaison with the Park’s security service regarding any issues on sites and enforce park bylaws.
  • Work with the PR and marketing team to promote the parks wide variety of sites.
  • Support the delivery of events and activities in our open spaces.


  • Full UK Drivers License.
  • NVQ level 3 qualification in countryside management or a related discipline or equivalent in experience and/or qualification.
  • NTPC/Lanta Brush cutter.
  • Degree Level qualifications in relevant discipline.
  • NTPC Chainsaw.
  • Pesticide Application.
  • Boat handling.
  • Recognized risk management qualifications.

Experience and Skills:

  • Demonstrable experience of supervising both people, Contractors  and resources.
  • Demonstrate ability to develop and deliver habitat enhancement and creation projects.
  • Verifiable experience of administrative responsibilities and working with financial regulations.
  • Proven experience or working in a multi-cultural or multi-ethnic environment.
  • Proven experience of facing customers and/or providing customer services.
  • Demonstrable ability to identify, analyze and solve varied problems and develop solutions independently.
  • Verifiable ability to organize own work both independently and on the basis of instructions.
  • Ability to delegate work and manage results.
  • Working knowledge of conservation legislation and regulations and their enforcement.
  • Experience of pesticide application.
  • Knowledge of Green Flag/ London in Bloom Award process.
  • Experience of Livestock management and Animal handling.
  • Practical knowledge of bookkeeping and financial regulations, procedures and systems.