Visitor Engagement Ranger - Walthamstow Wetlands

Closing date:
Salary: £22,714 per annum (pro rata £9,085 per annum)
Contract type: Fixed term / Working hours: Part time
Location: Walthamstow Wetlands, 2 Forest Road, Walthamstow, N17 9NH

Walthamstow Wetlands reservoir island credit Iain Green

London Wildlife Trust are partnered with London Borough of Waltham Forest as an activity partner for the Walthamstow Wetlands project. To help deliver the Heritage Lottery funded activity plan for this, we are currently recruiting a Community Engagement Ranger to job share 2 days a week (including a minimum of 5 weekend days in every 4 weeks working). This is a great opportunity for you if you are passionate about urban nature conservation and want to get involved in a visionary project.

The main responsibility of the ranger post is to conserve and enhance Walthamstow Wetlands as a valuable and popular community asset which delivers environmental and community benefits in line with the Walthamstow Wetlands Activity Plan. The focus of this role will be to deliver visitor engagement activities such as guided walks and community sessions. This will involve recruiting, inducting, training and managing visitor engagement volunteers to support this the delivery of these programmes.

London Wildlife Trust manages more than 35 nature reserves across the capital that are exemplars of urban conservation land management and which greatly benefit the local communities that use these sites. The Trust delivers projects focusing on protecting priority habitats and wildlife species in London and works to influence policy makers to support this work. The Trust engages London’s diverse communities through access to our nature reserves, volunteering programmes and education and outreach work. To understand more about our plans ahead, read our strategic plan: For a Wilder City 2015 – 2020 here.


To apply, please send a completed Candidate Details Form and Application Form to

Closing date: Monday 23rd September 9.30am

Interview date: Wednesday 2nd October 2019

An enhanced DBS Check will be required for these roles.

London Wildlife Trust is an equal opportunities employer.