These are fixed term roles for 22 months
The Department of Conservation's vision is for New Zealand to be the greatest living space on Earth. It is responsible for some of the most important issues facing New Zealand : how to look after our unique environment in a way that benefits current and future generations.
It grapples with issues as challenging as maintaining our unique biodiversity and providing for the increasing number of tourists coming to visit our beautiful places.
and specifically, the team focused on developing policy frameworks that support our work with our Treaty Partners.
and is at the forefront of thinking on its big challenges. Section 4 of the Conservation Act requires us to give effect to the Treaty of Waitangi.
The Department works with Treaty Partners to look after places and species that are of spiritual and cultural importance to Maori.
You will have government policy experience, but knowledge of conservation-specific issues is not a prerequisite. Experience engaging and working in partnership with iwi and tangata whenua on policy issues is desirable.
These are fixed term roles, finishing in October 2020.
Eligibility to work in New Zealand is mandatory, including a valid work visa covering the whole period of employment if applying internationally.