Ranger, Community (Interpretation) (Temporary) – Department of Conservation – Wanaka


  • Fixed Term
  • Wanaka
  • Applications have closed

Website Department of Conservation

Are you enthusiastic about education and engaging with others?

We are looking for a creative, self-motivated person with excellent people skills.  The focus of the position will be on creating experiences to tell our stories in Te Waipounamu to visitors at key sites in Central Otago. This is a fixed term position for 20 weeks working 40 hours per seven-day period.

The purpose of the position is to:

  • promote the value of Te Waipounamu and conservation by lifting awareness and educatingothers
  • tell our stories at key sites
  • design, build and deliver a summer visitor programme

The ideal candidate will have:

  • a proven ability to think creatively and show initiative
  • excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including a proven ability to bring stories to life for others
  • experience with engaging with iwi and tangata whenua to achieve goals
  • a positive attitude and experience working with others
  • a sound knowledge of conservation
  • hold a valid full drivers licence

Please apply online.  Applications must include a cover letter, CV and evidence of the required capabilities as per the project description.

For more information please contact Annette Grieve, agrieve@doc.govt.nz, VPN 5729 or telephone 03 443 5701, quoting vacancy 400/81X1

Applications close at 5pm on Monday, 20 November 2017

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