Park Rangers (Fixed Term)
Auckland Council
Auckland, NZ
5d ago
  • Based in the Hunua Ranges Regional Park
  • Focus on track work, fixed term until June 30 2023
  • GIS skills would be a bonus
  • He angitūtanga : The opportunity

    We are looking for a Park Ranger with a passion for track construction and maintenance, recreation and conservation to join our Southern Regional Parks Team.

    This position plays an integral role in protecting and enhancing the environment and natural landscapes of Auckland's Southern Regional Parks.

    These parks have a wide range of ecosystems, threatened species and major focus on a track improvement programme.

  • We are looking for someone with a passion for track construction, conservation and the environment, who understands the wider park outcomes including;
  • recreation, education and cultural heritage. This role works with internal and external stakeholders to fulfil the goals in the Auckland Plan, Regional Park Management Plan and the Regional Pest Management strategy.

    As part of the role, you will focus on track construction and maintenance to support kauri dieback programmes to help protect natural and cultural heritage.

    You may be required to work throughout the Southern Sector parks network from time to time.

    He kōrero mōu : About you

    GIS skills and previous experience in track and structure construction within the conservation sector would be ideal alongside with the ability to undertake planning and delivery aspects of a project.

    However, we would be open to someone willing to learn and develop in this role, demonstrate you can upskill with your background and knowledge.

    You will need to be a strong communicator and have a passion for working in the outdoors. Having a strong background in track construction conservation and, recreation management, and / or asset management is also highly sought after.

    An ecological parks and / or conservation land management qualification(s) or similar would be highly desirable along with other appropriate licences to support public safety and environmental protection.

    A current NZ full driver's licence is required for this position.

    Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou : What we offer

    While focusing on our customers and stakeholders, this role offers great job variety in a stunning and unique work environment, with excellent opportunity for personal development and upskilling.

    Working as part of a competent, passionate team you will deliver a world class Ranger service by facilitating a safe, rewarding experience in our beautiful Regional Parks.

    Our regional parks are much loved and treasured by the people of Auckland and visitors alike, receiving up to 6 million visits a year.

    They represent the iconic landscapes of the Auckland region and are home to many rare and threatened ecosystems and native species.

    For many of us, they are places that inspire and define us; places where we seek tranquillity and respite in nature, or more active recreation in the bush or on the beach!

    This is your opportunity to secure a sought-after role in an amazing work environment. If this sounds like your next role apply now!

    Applications close Friday, 25 June 2021. For more information, please contact Enna Cecilio on 021 223 2212.

    This role is deemed safety sensitive and in line with Auckland Council policy, you will be required to complete pre-employment drug and alcohol testing.

    Auckland Council is committed to the protection and wellbeing of children. This role is classified as a Children's Worker role under the Vulnerable Children Act 2014.

    As such applicants will be required to undergo police vetting prior to commencing employment. Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory police check.

    Auckland Council is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion.

    If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.

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