Identify and support growth opportunities for indigenous forests Build and maintain strong relationships with a wide range of stakeholders Work in a regional role with a high level of autonomy, supported by a great team Join our Indigenous Forestry Team.
Implement regulatory provisions of the Forests Act 1949. Work towards a sustainable future for New Zealand indigenous forests.
About the Role Korero mo te turanga Forestry and Land Management covers a wide range of policy and operational responsibilities, with a focus on supporting sustainable land management, use of our forestry resources and New Zealand's climate change responsibilities.
The Indigenous Forestry Team operates across the length of the country - from kauri and totara forests in Northland to native beech forests in Southland -
meeting some interesting characters along the way. This role is responsible for implementing the provisions of the Forests Act relating to the sustainable use of privately owned indigenous forests from harvest through to export.
This includes ensuring compliance with the regulations in their capacity as a warranted forestry officer (note that training to become a forestry officer will be provided to the successful candidate).
We are looking for a Forestry Analyst / Senior Forestry Analyst to take up a 12 month fixed term role within the Forestry and Land Management directorate at Te Uru Rakau based in Whangarei.
About You Mou We are looking for someone with the ability to build and maintain strong relationships, who is capable and comfortable working autonomously or within a team.
Key requirements for this role are : Tertiary qualification in a relevant or closely related discipline (e.g. forestry science, forest engineering, ecology, or environmental science) Resource management or forest management training and / or experience.
Technical knowledge / background in ecology, with an understanding and knowledge of indigenous forest ecosystems preferred.
Indigenous species and timber recognition is an advantage. Excellent written and analytical skills Understanding of the indigenous forestry sector in New Zealand, and the practice of sustainable forest management.
Experience working in a regulatory environment Policy experience is highly desirable Compliance and regulation experience desired About Te Uru Rakau Forestry is one of our country's most successful primary industries.
Te Uru Rakau a branch within the Ministry for Primary Industries, builds on this success to create a sustainable and innovative forestry sector that continues to grow and adapt.
Join our dynamic and diverse Te Uru Rakau team who all share the common goal of improving the social, environmental and economic outcomes for New Zealand.
To find out more about the Ministry and what we do please click here. Benefits of working at MPI Nga hua o te Mahi i te Manatu Ahu Matua Up to three additional (MPI holidays) leave days Career development and internal opportunities across the branch and organisation Free annual flu vaccination Bi-
annual MPI-paid eye test and contribution to the costs of corrective lenses / frames Flexible working Salary range for this role is $65,457 to $77,008 depending on skills and experience.
See the benefits of working at MPI To join a diverse and interesting organisation that offers a wide range of career opportunities click on our link below! How to Apply Me pehea te tuku tono To view the position description and / or apply for the role please click APPLY FOR THIS JOB or visit the MPI Careers Site.
For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online careers portal. For detailed information on this role please refer to the position description or contact Applications close 9 September 2019 To apply for this role you must hold the right to work in New Zealand.
The Ministry for Primary Industries is committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values inclusion and diversity.
Your unique talents and experience will help us deliver exceptional services to our communities in Aotearoa. In return you'll enjoy an inclusive and flexible working environment in a diverse team of people while you're growing your career here in NZ and internationally.
We actively encourage applications from all backgrounds. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to tell us when you apply so that we can assist you through the recruitment process.