Land Management Advisor
Northland Regional Council
5d ago

Land Management Advisor

Fixed Term - Ending 30 June 2023

Whangarei, New Zealand

Reference : 5789891

  • Mix of field and office-based work; multi-disciplinary focus
  • Flexible / remote working arrangements will be considered
  • We are the carers for Northland's environment and community. Are you one of us?

    A few things you should know about Northland Regional Council we aren't about parking tickets, roading, building consents or any of that stuff!Our work is ultimately about working together to care for our region's incredible environment and many communities, matching our skills and resources with the vision and aspirations of our people.

    Toitū te whenua, toitū te moana, toitū te tangata. If the land is well, if the sea is well, the people will thrive.

    The opportunity awaits

    Based in stunning Northland, this role will engage with landowners, tangata whenua, catchment groups and primary industry sector groups with the aim of improving land management practices (especially soil conservation) and ultimately improving water quality in our rivers, lakes and streams.

    We are seeking someone who enjoys building close working relationships and being part of the community they serve. Kanohi ki te kanohi is our preferred style of working.

    We believe face to face interactions are integral to the work we deliver. We are seeking someone who is committed to the place, the mahi and the kaupapa.

    This position is a fixed-term contract ending 30th June 2023 to align with government grant funding.

    Are you up for it?

    We are looking for someone who can bring the following to our diverse talent pool :

  • Knowledge and familiarity with New Zealand's agricultural and / or horticultural systems and the regulatory framework that underpins the management of natural resources in New Zealand.
  • Enthusiasm and an ability to build effective relationships
  • Ability to negotiate, motivate and persuade others with a high level of diplomacy and tact.
  • Great verbal and written communication skills, including an ability to write reports and speak both formally and informally in public
  • Confident with concepts of te ao Māori
  • We don't just want someone who CAN do the job, we want someone who has the DRIVE to do a GREAT job and has a passion for Northland and for our organisation's values.

    That's why at NRC, we understand that sometimes the right person doesn't 'tick all the boxes'. If you don't fit the mould exactly, but truly believe you can help create a healthier, sustainable environment and build resilient communities then tell us.

    We'll consider your application.

    What's in it for you?

    We'll pay you to do a job you love, and we also care about our staff. Our team has grown a lot over the years, but our small organisation culture is still here.

    We celebrate our efforts, host many shared morning teas and have a lot of fun together, but if you're also interested in the tangible stuff, we have that too - check out our benefits here.

    What's next?

    Need more information first? If so, contact our Far North Land Manager (lesterb today.

    The work we do really makes a difference and if you are someone who is motivated to contribute to the management of Northland's environment, check out the position description and apply today.

    Applications close 23rd January 2022 and must be submitted online via / jobs

    Applicants for this position must have NZ residency / citizenship or a valid NZ work visa.

    Applications Close : 23 Jan 2022

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