Environmental Re-Vegetation Operator x 16
Recreational Services
Christchurch, NZ
4d ago

Love the outdoors and protecting the environment? Play a leading role in restoring native habitats along iconic Canterbury rivers.

We have 9 fixed term positions from June to November 2023 and 7 fixed term positions from June to December 2022.

Reporting to the Operational Manager - Canterbury, we are looking for Environmental Re-Vegetation Operators to take total ownership of re-vegetation projects along various Canterbury Rivers.

This is a unique opportunity to work along some of Canterbury's iconic rivers and to make a valuable contribution to protecting and enhancing our region's natural environment.

The position involves working as part of a team to plant native plants and identify and control target invasive weeds and other vegetation.

To succeed, you'll need to be physically fit and self-motivated, with a drive to make a positive difference to the Canterbury region.

These roles are based in Christchurch, with one team working in Geraldine Monday to Friday. Accommodation and an 'away from home' allowance will be provided for those working in Geraldine.

The Success Factors : What you'll bring to the role

  • A hardworking, reliable team player with a positive attitude and behaviour towards working safely.
  • The ability to prioritise and to work within timeframes.
  • Ideally, a current Growsafe certificate and previous planting / spraying experience.
  • A full driving license and confidence driving a manual vehicle
  • Here's what we can offer you

  • Transport to and from Geraldine
  • Up to $250 a week food allowance
  • Clean and safe individual motel room in Timaru provided
  • To belong to a unique, family orientated company which cares about their people
  • A work-life balance so you can spend time with the people you care about
  • The opportunity to give back to the community
  • A work mobile phone (including data)
  • Performance-based salaries that are reviewed annually
  • We are committed to developing our people and offer opportunities for internal and external training
  • Recreational Services is a business that offers full facility parks maintenance services, operating across New Zealand. Recreational Services prides itself with its very special culture that is committed to professionalism, ownership, people and knowledge.

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