- Audley End House, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 4JF
- £8.89 per hour / minimum 16 hours per week, Apr-Oct / Weekday, weekend and BH working essential
- Job type
Would you like to use your passion for delivering high quality visitor experiences and be at the heart of telling English Heritage's story? If so, then join our Ranger team at Audley End House & Gardens and play your part in helping visitors experience more of England's captivating past and preserve it for generations to come.
This is a unique opportunity for you to work at one of England's finest country houses, boasting opulent interiors, working Victorian stables and tranquil gardens designed by 'Capability' Brown.
Providing a warm welcome to a diverse range of visitors to this historic site, you will be ensuring they have relevant information for their visit and about the wider local environment. No two days are the same and keeping the site looking its best is essential to ensuring our visitors leave having had a great experience.
We are looking for you to show experience of excellent customer service, working outdoors, being part of a team as well as being able to work independently. You will be able to demonstrate exceptional organisation skills as well as being a great communicator with strong interpersonal skills with both visitors and colleagues.
As a natural problem solver you will seek to use your initiative to overcome practical issues that come up as part of working at a historic site. With the ability to follow processes and procedures you will be able to make effective decisions to handle the unexpected when it arises.
By joining us you'll enjoy the rewards of a great team environment and an inspiring location, helping to make our site a wonderful place to visit and work. You'll also be joining our charity which through our 400 historic monuments, buildings and sites, brings the story of England to life for over 10 million visitors each year.
You'll find it's a workplace like no other - taking you behind the scenes of these extraordinary sites and supporting you to share your ideas, inspire others and make a difference.
Please note, you will be limited to applying for this role at just one site at a time. If we have several of these roles currently available that you are interested in, only apply for the role at the location that is most suitable for you. If your application is successful at the short listing stage, you will get the opportunity to let us know of any other sites you might be interested in working at.
Closing date: 26/03/2018 23:59:59
You will need to refer to the following documents when completing your application.Job Description