Land and Soil Resources Scientist
Gisborne District Council
Gisborne, New Zealand
8d ago

Do you have a passion for sustainable farming and forestry? Do you want to join a motivated team in sunny Gisborne? An exciting opportunity exists to join the Environmental Services Team in the sustainable management of land and soil resources.

In this role you will :

  • provide technical input to resource consents that relate to forestry, earthworks, natural hazards and native vegetation clearance
  • contribute to policy development around land and soil management and sustainable land use
  • Undertake science projects to better ensure the sustainable management of our land resources.
  • Assist in our regional compliance and monitoring programmes to ensure sustainable practices are implemented.
  • You will need :

  • a relevant degree and two years of work experience in sustainable land management, soil conservation or a related field
  • have excellent communication skills
  • ability to build and maintain positive working relationships with farmers, foresters, tangata whenua and communities
  • confident computer skills
  • ability to read and interpret plans, diagrams and regulations
  • a current, clean full driver’s licence
  • Our climate, lifestyle and environment has put our Tairawhiti region on the map as one of the best places to live. If this sounds like you and could see yourself contributing to our environment, we would love to hear from you!

    Please contact Paul Murphy for further information.

    Applications Close : 10am, Wednesday 21st November 2018.

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