Due to the impact of Covid-19 (Coronavirus), the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority has closed its headquarters, visitor attractions (Carew Castle, Castell Henllys and Oriel y Parc), its car parks and sections of the Pembrokeshire Coast Path until further notice. All meetings and events are cancelled until further notice. If you have any queries please call 01646 624800 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Ranger role in a National Park Authority tends to be one of the best known and high profile posts but is one which is often not fully understood.
In the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, the Rangers work as part of a larger Delivery Team that also includes Wardens who specialise in path and property maintenance, as well as an Access and Rights of Way Team and staff who are responsible for recreation policy.
The Ranger is the key link between the Park Authority and the local community.
We divide the Park into areas (see map below) to allow Rangers to specialise in their area and to get to know communities, landowners and local groups on a closer level than staff who work across the whole Park. They are specialists in their area rather than in any specific subject but have to be confident communicators over a wide range of subjects.
The variety of tasks that a Ranger may be involved in include: