Ecological Field Staff - Christchurch
Citycare Group
Christchurch, NZ
1d ago

Job description

Ecological Field Team - Christchurch

As New Zealand's go-to company for infrastructure construction and maintenance services, we know our people are what make us great.

Citycare is going places and we are looking for candidates to join our Ecological Field Team to assist us in our efforts to better our communities parks and greenspaces.

We are the largest and most experienced provider of open space maintenance services in New Zealand. Our contracts are self-delivered by our own people who are very passionate about their work and deeply committed to supporting New Zealand's clean green values.

What's the job?

Citycare Property is seeking fulltime permanent Restoration and Biodiversity team members to join our Open Space Maintenance division in Christchurch.

This role is responsible for undertaking ecological and biodiversity restoration work including pest plant control, native plant management and revegetation.

To be successful in this role it is crucial you bring a willingness to contribute to the wider team, are physically fit, and have a genuine enthusiasm for ecological and biodiversity works.

Our Ecological team are also required to work with agrichemicals (herbicides).

Skills & Experience

  • We require the following skills and experience for this role;
  • A high commitment to health and safety
  • A clean Full Class 1 Drivers License (desirable)
  • A genuine interest in working towards biodiversity and conservation efforts
  • Pest plant and animal control / monitoring
  • Native plant and pest plant identification
  • Ability to work independently and within a team.
  • Strong communication skills
  • A good level of fitness.
  • We are eager to hear from candidates that may be interested in this area of work, and also those applicants who may have little training and / or experience.

    We invest in the development of our people and will provide external and internal training, including NZQA training.

    Our ideal candidate will hold the following (current) qualifications and experience; Growsafe, First Aid, Chainsaw certification.

    Benefits & Culture

    At Citycare Property we offer a range of benefits and opportunities to our staff, these include :

  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Development and career progression opportunities
  • Employee discount programmes with a number of retailers and suppliers
  • Investment in training relevant to your chosen career path
  • With Citycare, you'll be able to make the most of ongoing trades-based training as well as training in other areas like computer skills, first aid and industry recognised qualifications.

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