Northland Regional Council's vision is for a healthy environment, a strong economy and resilience among our varied communities.
We've focused our long-term planning to target priority areas such as; enhancing the environment, building a strong regional economy and communities and effective service delivery.
We offer a professional, challenging and positive working environment for our 200-plus staff with our region covering from Cape Reinga to just south of Kaiwaka
Our land team is growing and we have five exciting opportunities for you to be a part of the progression for Northland.
We have four Land Management Advisor vacancies available in the following locations : Kaipara, Mid North / Far North and Eastern Coast.
These roles focus on the implementation and promotion of water quality improvement, soil conservation, catchment management and afforestation programmes.
Key functions include working closely with land owners and other key stakeholders to promote sustainable land use practices throughout the region.
We are also looking for a Project Lead to join the team and lead the Sustainable Hill Country and Regional Priorities Project (SHaRP).
This position will have more of a steering role focussed on project delivery. As well as performing key functions of a Land Management Advisor, this role will also involve managing work programmes, monitoring progress and striving to achieve quarterly project milestone objectives for the SHaRP Project.
What you will bring
You will have a tertiary level qualification in Agriculture, Forestry, Environmental Management or similar, and have knowledge and several years' experience of working in a relevant position.
We are particularly looking for someone with proven abilities in forestry and sustainable land management with experience in soil conservation, sustainable farm practices, biodiversity, riparian management and / or catchment management.
You will need to have the ability to build relationships, motivate and persuade others in a professional and positive manner, and work within a diverse and large team.