Assistant Parish Ranger - Chorleywood Parish Council

Chorleywood Parish Council is set in rural Hertfordshire.  The Parish has just over 4,000 properties and 11,000 inhabitants.

Chorleywood Common owned by the Parish Council, consists of around 200 acres of mixed habitats, including ancient acid grassland and heathland, neutral grassland, chalk grassland, conservation grazing, seven ponds, scrub and secondary woodland.


£19,554  ~  £24,313 (career grade) + London Weighting

This position will be subject to a six month probationary period

Part of a small friendly team, you will carry out a wide range of grounds maintenance duties mainly on Chorleywood Common.  Enthusiastic, and flexible, you should have at least two years relevant experience and be able to work with a minimum of supervision and prioritise your workload.  A passion for the environment plus good interpersonal skills is essential together with chainsaw qualifications and the ability to operate agricultural machinery.

Hours are 8.00am~ 4.00 pm Monday to Friday with half an hour for lunch.

Salary is subject to experience and qualifications.

For an application pack, please contact Yvonne Merritt, Chorleywood Parish Council, South Lodge. Rickmansworth Road, Chorleywood, Herts WD3 5SL.

Tel: 01923 285594, E-mail:

Closing Date:  12 noon 15th August 2019

Interview date:  21st August 2019

(this date can be changed for successful applicants who have holiday arrangements)