Salary: £19,000 pro-rata

Closing date: Wednesday 30th January 2019

Location: Penzance & the Isles of Scilly

Job ref: Marine Ranger/2019

Do you have a love & understanding of the marine environment and enjoy enthusing about it? If so, this new and exciting part-time, short-term contract could be for you!

You’ll need to be happy travelling by boat in all weathers as the role is based on board the Scillonian III passenger ferry operated by the Isles of Scilly Steamship Group; travelling between Penzance, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly each day.

You’ll be the first point of contact with the Islands for many visitors consequently you’ll have great customer service skills as your main responsibility will be providing up to date information about Scilly & its marine life to passengers.

Your working day will be a long one; starting in Penzance at 08:15 & returning at 19:15; ideally you will need to live in or close to Penzance.

To apply please take a look at the information below, paying particular attention to the "Important Job Information" towards the end of the Job Description.

Please note: The Marine Ranger post is a 2 day per week, 6 month fixed-term contract from 1st April 2019.  

If you would like the application form as an editable word document it can be downloaded from here


This opportunity is made possible with funding support from the Isles of Scilly Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty


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marine_ranger_jd_-_2019.pdf142.23 KB
key_messages_-_2019.pdf1.12 MB
designations_wildlife_-_2019.pdf3.86 MB
application_form_-_blank.pdf107.66 KB

Contact details:

Closing date for applications is 5pm on Wednesday 30th January; please email completed job application forms to Nikki at  

  • Initial telephone interviews are scheduled to be held on Thursday 14th February 2019.
  • Face to face 2nd interviews will be held w/c 18th February in Penzance.

If we have not offered you an interview by Thursday 14th February 2019, please assume that you have not been successful.  Applicants who have not been shortlisted for interview will not be contacted.

We look forward to hearing from you!