An opportunity is available to join the Land Management team in a very important role at the Greater Wellington Regional Council.
Based in the Masterton office, you will primarily be involved in the co-ordination of the works programme for the department and manage the Works Supervisors and contract labour force.
Your key responsibilities will be to :
Manage the contract labour force and their supervision for delivery of the departments work programme
Liaise between Akura Nursery, department staff and contractors
Take a lead role in catchment scheme matters planning to auditing
Oversee the management of the departments fleet
Assist with forestry related matters both internally and externally
Foster relationships with other Council staff, landowners, community groups and iwi
Develop relationships with industry partners, environmental agencies, research providers, cultural and educational organisations
Contribute to the development of relevant land management policy
Your key attributes will include :
Knowledge, training and experience in forestry, engineering or agriculture
An ability to plan, implement and monitor a range of sustainable land management programmes
Experience in financial management within set budgets
An empathy and ability to build relationships
Innovation, and a desire to improve on current best management practice
An ability to function in, and contribute to a team environment
Well organised and able to prioritise duties
Highly effective oral and written communication skills
To apply for this position please view the job description and apply with a cover letter and CV via the link below.
For further information, please contact Scott Ihaka, Team Leader Operations on 027 217 5170.
Applications close : Friday, 27 September