About the role
This Community Ranger role has the focus on the statutory elements of community work.
You'll be part of an energetic and hard-working team of seven, supporting and delivering statutory work and building / maintaining community relationships.
You will be unpicking legislation and researching the conservation values of a piece of conservation land. Or, looking at a piece of land in ARCGIS, analysing an application, or working with colleagues across the region on larger scale applications.
You'll always be considering iwi views and often gathering iwi advice on applications.
In this role you will :
Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako Skills and experience
With your interest in conservation in our region and understanding of the Whakatipu-wai-Māori district, you will have the ability to make decisions and prioritise work.
You will hold multiple pieces of work at one time, juggling competing statutory deadlines and grasping, understanding, and working within prescribed processes.
You will have a proven ability to think critically, removing the complexity without losing the context / content and to interpret and apply legislation, policy or management documents to a given situation.
With your ability to write clearly and concisely using plain English you will be able to provide context, critical analysis and logical conclusion and recommendations for decision makers.
With your positive, enthusiastic personality you will enjoy engaging with the community and building relationships with volunteer groups, iwi / hapu / whanau and businesses to achieve good outcomes for conservation.
You will be happy getting out of the office occasionally to engage with external stakeholders, participate in meetings and undertake site visits.
Mō te tīma About the team
As part of the Whakatipu Operations team, you will join a tight knit team, who genuinely enjoy working with each, are passionate about the work they do and believe they have a special backyard with what the Whakatipu-wai-Māori district offers.
Queenstown has an adventurous spirit, and as a place to live it's also a great backdrop to a calm and relaxed lifestyle surrounded by mountains, lakes and easy access to diverse recreation activities with a multitude of walks and biking trails, six premier golf courses, river or lake fishing and in the winter heading up the mountains to ski, snowboard at your leisure There are great opportunities for social, cultural, and sporting involvement and excellent education facilities for young families.
Mō mātou About us
Te Papa Atawhai is committed to fostering a diverse workforce that represents the communities we serve, and to creating an inclusive workplace culture.
Our Te Kaupapa behaviours of whakatīnanatia (we deliver), atawhaitia a Papatūānuku (we love nature), whakawhānaungatanga (we build relationships) and whakaauaha (we innovate)guide what we need to do for Papatūānuku to Thrive.
Ko ngā hua What we offer
We take pride in enabling our kaimahi to bring their unique perspectives to mahi, in pursuit of our collective aspirations.
Our commitment to well-being and professional development includes :