Biodiversity Advisor (Advocacy and Events) – Greater Wellington Regional Council – Wellington

  • Full Time
  • Wellington
  • Jan 22, 2018

Website Greater Wellington Regional Council

We are looking for a skilled and experienced Biodiversity Advisor – Advocacy and Events to join our Biodiversity Department.

The role of the Biodiversity department is to help the people of the Wellington region cherish and protect our natural environment.

In this position you will:

  • Help plan and deliver a range of biodiversity-related events and projects
  • Help develop biodiversity advocacy material including publications and website content
  • Occasionally work with community groups on delivering their activities on the ground
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of other programmes and projects as directed

To succeed in this role you will need:

  • An applicable tertiary qualification (e.g. event management, teaching, ecology, environmental management) or equivalent experience
  • At least 3 years’ experience in event management and/or recreation and/or ecological restoration and community engagement
  • Experience in community engagement with external parties such as iwi, community groups, schools, contractors and landowners.
  • Knowledge of the of the Council’s role in environmental management and education
  • Ability to present well at all levels of an organisation but particularly to groups of all ages and backgrounds
  • Ability to plan, implement and monitor programmes within budget
  • Skills in coordinating programmes and/or resources
  • Experience in facilitating groups to define and work towards shared objectives
  • Project management experience
  • Excellent writing skills to a diverse range of audiences

To apply for this position please view the job description and apply via the link below.

For any questions on this position please contact Ali Caddy, Team Leader Strategy & Advice on 027 612 0790. For any other questions please contact Lea Pannu, Human Resources Coordinator on 04 830 4013.

Applications close: Monday, 22 January 2018.


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