Supervisor Community Operations Group Dunedin
Department of Conservation
Dunedin, New Zealand
1d ago

Are you a team leader who enjoys working with people to produce results? Are you keen to do your bit to grow conservation?

Are you good at leading a small, highly effective team across Community and Biodiversity work programmes? Do you know how to get others engaged and active in supporting conservation?

As a Supervisor, Community, you will be a leader in a hard-working, passionate and focused Operations team working on important conservation initiatives around Coastal Otago.

You will be working with Ngāi Tahu, local government, communities and other groups within the Department of Conservation to plan and deliver conservation activities across our work programmes.

You will be responsible for :

  • Leading a team of five full-time staff to deliver work including resource management / concession, volunteer, education and engagement, visitor information, and freshwater conservation work programmes.
  • Working collaboratively with the Department's Treaty Partner Ngāi Tahu and key stakeholders to foster effective relationships which deliver priority conservation outcomes
  • Working with the Senior Rangers to identify and prioritise the work programme and ensure delivery is on time and on-budget.
  • Being a constructive and engaged member of the District's Leadership Team providing support to the Operations Manager to deliver the District business plan.
  • To be successful in this position you will have :

  • Strong and proven team management and leadership skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience and knowledge of Te Reo and working with Tangata Whenua
  • Demonstrated ability and passion to develop and maintain relationships and work collaboratively with key stakeholders to achieve shared outcomes
  • Skills in coaching, training and supporting staff in the acquisition of technical knowledge
  • A tertiary qualification or equivalent experience in a related field
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organisation and coordination skills and experience
  • A high level of computer literacy.
  • A full New Zealand Driver's License
  • Eligibility to work in New Zealand is mandatory, including a valid work visa covering the whole period of employment if applying internationally.

    Please apply online at DOC Careers Centre . Applications must include a cover letter, CV and evidence of the required capabilities as per the role description.

    For any queries, please contact Annie Wallace awallace 027 499 5180, quoting reference 400 / 8740

    Applications close at 5pm on Monday, 6 July 2020.

    DOC is committed to a diverse workforce that represents the communities we serve, and to creating an inclusive workplace culture.

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