Treaty Implementation Ranger
Whakatane, Array, NZ
12h ago

Te Papa Atawhai is offering a new and exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and skilled individual to be at the leading edge of iwi partnership and conservation in the Eastern bay of plenty.

The iwi landscape in the Eastern Bay of plenty is complex with 10 iwi (with overlapping rights and interests) and multiple hapū.

Iwi are now becoming key players and drivers in conservation and DOC are reliant on excellent knowledge of the Treaty landscape to effectively undertake our obligations.

Whanau and hapū are equally as active within conservation at the ground level and often new support or guidance to be successful in the space.

He angitūtanga : About the Role.The Treaty Ranger role is designed to connect with whanau and hapū across the district and bridge the gap between grassroot initiatives and treaty partnership, you will be responsible for engagement with whanau and hapū across the district and leading the support or development of grassroot conservation initiatives.

You will support the Whakatane / Whirinaki / Opotiki Operations team to energise their Treaty Partnership priorities and better understand the districts Treaty obligations under the new Treaty Partnership team.

In this position will be a key part of a Treaty team dedicated to Treaty relationships and opportunities.This position is based in the Whakatane / Whirinaki / Opotiki District based in Whakatane.

He kōrero mōu : What we are looking forRequired :

  • An understanding of the Treaty of Waitangi, treaty settlements and the iwi partnership landscape
  • An understanding of Iwi / hapū dyanmics within the district
  • The ability to work well as part of a team
  • Understanding of Te Ao Maori and Maori values
  • Experience engaging with Iwi, hapu, Government entities and local council's
  • Strategic thinker, proactive aptitude and problem solver
  • Igniter and connector of people
  • Ability to provide written reports and planned projects
  • Ability to work under time pressures and complex situations
  • Committed and motivated to work without constant supervision Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou : What's in it for you?We highly value new energy and fresh perspectives into our team.
  • This is your chance to contribute to our culture of continuous improvement and provide your existing expertise to the District.

    Our district is leading the treaty partnership space at an operational level and this will be an opportunity to be part of a new innovative treaty team.

    You will gain valuable experience working with Treaty partners and build close working relationships with Iwi, Council and government entities.

    Eligibility to work in New Zealand is mandatory this includes holding a valid work visa that covers the whole period of employment.

    Please apply online via the DOC Careers Centre with a CV and cover letter demonstrating how you meet the requirements above.

    For any enquiry, please contact Nikora Heitia, nheitia, or telephone 0270538957, quoting vacancy 400 / 04335.

    Applications close at 5pm Monday 18 October 2021.DOC is committed to a diverse workforce that represents the communities we serve, and to creating an inclusive workplace culture.

    We offer a range of flexible working options depending on the needs of the role and its work context.

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