Park Ranger/ Tour Guide- Dunluce.

  • Dunluce
  • £11.66 per hour

Park Ranger/ Tour Guide- Dunluce

  • Dunluce
  • £11.66 per hour
  • Posted March 14, 2023

Our client, based in Dunluce is looking for an Park Ranger/ Tour Guide to join their team.

Duration: End March 2023 with possibility of extension

Rate of pay: £11.66 per hour

Location: Dunluce

Hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

Start Date: ASAP

Main Duties Include:

1. Site Presentation:

• Outdoor maintenance including grass cutting, hedge trimming and fencing.
• Cleaning and minor maintenance of buildings.
• Ensuring site furniture / signage is well presented (installation, inspection and routine maintenance).
• Maintain the general upkeep and presentation of Departmental vehicles, plant and machinery.
• Litter / dog foul collection and bin emptying.
• Conducting visitor surveys including completion of questionnaires.
• Animal and plant control.
• Operating specialist equipment / machinery (for which training will be provided).
• Operating a range of tools and equipment, which may include hand tools, minor plant, machinery, and vehicles following the delivery of required training.
• Driving Departmental vehicles.
• Upkeep of and collection of data from visitor number counters.

2. Visitor Services
• Issuing admission tickets and receipts
• Cash handling
• Sale of goods
• Reconciling receipts against cash taken
• Carrying out stock control checks
• Escorting / supervising groups
• Assisting with the preparation, organisation and running of events.
• Giving guided tours and talks.
• Assisting with the preparation and setting up of
• displays/exhibitions, enhanced experiences and interpretative
• materials.
• Helping the public, answering questions and making visitors feel
• welcome.
• Assisting the facilitation of externally run events and usage of
• sites.

3. Health and Safety

Compliance with Health and Safety requirements including:
• Lone working policy and procedures.
• Highlighting any issues at sites.
• Carrying out site inspections.
• Responding to and remedying issues identified in Health and Safety audits / inspections.
• Assisting with carrying out risk assessments and fire evacuation drills.
• Following up any issues arising.
• Maintaining records accurately.
• Timely and accurate recording of all accidents and ‘near miss’ incidents.
• Awareness of the correct response to an emergency situation.

4. Other Duties

• Providing cover for designated State Care sites, and assisting with their operational running (may occasionally include evening and weekend work.)
• Opening, closing and checking the security of sites and car parks. Setting alarms where appropriate.
• Patrolling sites / buildings and encouraging responsible behaviour by the public.
• Operating audio visual, IT and camera equipment.
• Use of NI Civil Service IT systems.
• Maintaining and recording site information, such as complaints, visitor numbers and patrol reports.
• Supporting the establishment of and maintaining good working relationships with local landowners, local councils and local community groups and the general public.
• Providing a high quality service to all customers.
• Completing personal timesheets and vehicle log sheets and other returns as may be required.

Essential Criteria:

Experience in relation to the points above would be an advantage, Driving License is essential for position.

**Please note that successful applicants will be required to complete an AccessNI check**

To apply please send your CV via the link or email

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