Ranger, Community
Department of Conservation
Westport, New Zealand
1d ago

Job Specification

Do you want an interesting and challenging role in conservation?

We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated person with excellent people skills to grow conservation in the Buller District.

As a Ranger Community you will be based in Westport and work closely with the wider District team as well as local communities.

He angitūtanga : About the Role

You will be responsible for :

  • Supporting joint venture projects with businesses, community groups, and iwi
  • Provide high quality reporting input in relation to statutory land administration, resource management, permits and concessions as well as monitoring of concessionaire operations
  • Assist with the District's volunteer programme and in delivering education programmes
  • Promoting the value of conservation by lifting awareness and educating others
  • Ngā He kōrero mōu : What we are looking for

  • A tertiary qualification, or equivalent experience, in resource management OR working with community, iwi or business groups
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong networker, with positive working relationships across a broad range of public and private sector businesses and groups
  • Be highly organised, able to balance competing demands, meet deadlines and have problem solving skills
  • Work well both independently and as part of a team and be self-motivated
  • Experience as an educator / facilitator
  • Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou : What's in it for you?

    DOC recently received the Randstad Award for the most attractive employer in the public sector for the third year running . DOC also offers :

  • Competitive remuneration
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment
  • Respect, recognition and opportunities for personal growth
  • Excellent employee wellbeing initiatives including the employee assistance program and discounted insurance
  • Free accommodation in our backcountry huts and campsites as well as general travel and accommodation discounts
  • Job satisfaction from contributing to crucial and meaningful work
  • Eligibility to work in New Zealand is mandatory this includes holding a valid work visa that covers the whole period of employment.

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