RANGER/WARDEN


Job Description

Rangers/Wardens or Nature conservation officers work to protect, manage and enhance the local environment. This can include grassland, woodland, forests, coastal areas, moorland, mountains and rivers. Depending on the region, officers might also work in marine habitats.

Part of their role is to encourage people to use the countryside and promote awareness of, and understanding about, the natural environment. They also develop policy which may have local and national impact.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

  • promoting and implementing local and national biodiversity action plans in partnership with local/national statutory and voluntary organisations;
  • contributing to planning and policy development for sustainable management, including input in environmental impact assessments;
  • providing advice to clients, community groups, landowners, planners and developers;
  • preparing and implementing annual management plans based on ecological surveys and scientific observation;
  • evaluating and monitoring features of nature conservation interest in habitats and sites;
  • promoting the concept of sustainability to the public, colleagues and fellow professionals through talks, tours, literature, displays and workshops;
  • liaising with the media to publicise organisation or conservation sites;
  • dealing with enquiries from the public;
  • educating young people, and those considering entering the profession, through talks and seminars to local colleges and universities.

 
CONTACT

08141868880

1 Trans-Amadi Road, Port Harcourt.