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Carrochan, Carrochan Road, Balloch, G83 8EG
Band A1 £19,987 per annum pro rata
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time & Part Time
35 hours per week

This position has expired.

This is an exciting and pivotal time for Scotland’s first National Park, reaching our 20-year anniversary and setting a new strategic direction for the years ahead, stepping up our commitments to nature, climate and people. Our aim is to create a better, more sustainable, healthier future for all. A key part in delivering this will be through engagement with visitors and residents of the National Park.

Have you got what it takes to help us achieve these commitments and make a difference for generations to come? Then come and join the team.

Our seasonal roles mean that you would work during our busy seasonal months, starting around 1st April and finishing around 30th September, although this may vary slightly depending on business needs. Our working week is a maximum of 35 hours, with these roles operating on a rota system. Therefore, you could work a maximum of 20 shifts and minimum of 16 shifts per month, this will be discussed in more detail with successful candidates.

We have the following seasonal roles available: 

Seasonal Visitor Management Rangers (exact contracted hours to be agreed)

Band A1 £19,987 per annum pro rata,

These positions are park wide and help manage visitor pressures by patrolling all areas, including our Camping Management Zones and permit areas. The role is very customer focused and entails checking permits, handling camping issues and joint working with the police. 

Seasonal Campsite Rangers (exact contracted hours to be agreed)

Band A1 £19,987 per annum pro rata,

These roles help deliver a high-quality camping experience through the site management of the Loch Chon and/or Loch Achray Campsites, ensuring that guests and their camping parties comply with the Campsite Terms & Conditions and that the campsite facilities are maintained to a high standard. Shifts are every weekend and include early, mid and late shifts.

Seasonal Visitor Centre Rangers (exact contracted hours to be agreed)

Band A1 £19,987 per annum pro rata,

Approx 120,000 visitors pass through the visitor centre in Balmaha each year. Rangers provide a welcoming and friendly service during the busy visitor management season, dealing with general enquiries and running of the site, and at times facilitating children's’ self led activities.

Seasonal Slipway Rangers (exact contracted hours to be agreed)

Band A1 £19,987 per annum pro rata,

This role will entail handling boat launches on site, site management, registration enquiries and requires accurate use of the boat registration database alongside boat registration officer. Rangers ensure that loch users are following site T&C’s, have correctly registered and are byelaw complaint before launching at the National Park slipway.

We are looking for candidates who:

  • Have a full UK driving licence and are confident to drive our National Park vehicles
  • Have excellent communication interpersonal skills
  • A positive, flexible and can-do attitude
  • Experience of visitor management or work in a customer focused role
  • Knowledge of and interest in the environment and countryside issues

Successful candidates must attend induction training scheduled for week commencing 6th March 2023.

Shift Information

·        Rota will be provided for the full season and runs on a repeating 4 week pattern

·        Shifts are 7 hours long with a 30 minute lunch break

·        Normal shift – Between 08:00 and 09:00 start depending on location

·        Late shift – Vary depending on the sunset times but finish no later than 21:30

How to apply:

If you are interested in this role, complete your application by 22nd February 2023 @ 9am.

·        Access our application form on our job board

·        Interviews will be virtual

·        Interview dates are set for: week commencing 27th February 2023

Who we are and our values:

We offer flexible and remote working, with a generous pension scheme and annual leave allowance. Staff have access to wellbeing services and there is a strong focus on wellbeing throughout the organisation.

Being part of Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park Authority means being passionate about what you do, working hard to inspire and lead the way for others. We care about each other and are accessible and friendly treating each other with respect and understanding, we think about our planet with each decision we make. Together, we are the difference.

Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park Authority are proud to celebrate difference. Diversity of experience is vital in our success we want our business to be representative to the communities we work alongside. As an equal opportunity employer, we actively encourage applicants from a wide range of individuals, irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, gender identity and expression, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation.