Works Officer, , Operations Group, Palmerston North
Department of Conservation
Palmerston North, New Zealand
5d ago

Job Specification

This is a fixed term role for 12 months.

DOC needs your help to manage our more than 72,000 recreation, historic and infrastructure assets with a replacement value of over a billion dollars, so that all New Zealanders can enjoy them for years to come.

We have everything from huts and other buildings, signage and interpretation, tracks and walkways, bridges and structures, to campgrounds and toilets.

He angitūtanga : About the Role

As a Works Officer, your asset management experience will help when :

  • providing project management services for DOC's assets, including engaging and managing consultants, obtaining consents and tendering, managing construction contracts, and governance reporting
  • providing project and construction contract advice and support to DOC's staff
  • developing business cases for projects and championing use of the Department's project management and procurement processes.
  • He kōrero mōu : What we are looking for

    We are looking for someone with experience and / or qualifications in construction, project and contract management. A sound working knowledge of asset management processes and practices as well as practical experience engaging with the construction industry is a must.

    Experience with capital and operational budget management in the Government sector, and a passion for Conservation work would also be ideal.

    If you have experience in managing construction projects, have a good level of fitness and an active interest in outdoor recreation, then this may well be the role for you!

    Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou : What's in it for you?

    A fantastic supportive and collaborative working environment. Being the multiple award winner of the most attractive employer in the public sector (and second overall) with an average turnover beyond 10 years, we know people generally really enjoy working with us!

    Eligibility to work in New Zealand is mandatory, including a valid work visa covering the whole period of employment if applying internationally.

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