Ranger – Department of Conservation – Whangarei

  • Full Time
  • Whangarei
  • Applications have closed

Website Department of Conservation

Are you someone who loves the outdoors, has lots of practical skills and enjoys working with people?  If yes then this is the job for you.

As a Ranger (Biodiversity), you will be joining our dedicated team in Whangarei carrying out critical conservation work programmes throughout the Whangarei District.  Your role will be diverse and involves working with others on a variety of biodiversity conservation projects including:

  • Animal pest control and monitoring
  • Plant pest control and monitoring
  • Threatened species management

You will also work alongside rangers in our recreation team, maintaining tracks and facilities in our District.

We are looking for a responsible and reliable team player, who is not afraid of hard work, and who has the following skills:

  • Experience in field delivery
  • Good basic knowledge of conservation
  • Good communication skills and an ability to get on with people
  • Current driver’s license
  • Current First Aid certificate

The Whangarei District covers the area from Russell Forest in the north, and the Mangawhai Wildlife Refuge in the south and also includes several offshore Nature Reserve islands such as the Poor Knights Islands, the Marotere Islands, the Bream Islands and Taranga Island.  The Whangarei Team is based in Raumanga, Whangarei.

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

For any queries, please contact Les Judd on ljudd@doc.govt.nz or 09-470-3329, quoting vacancy 400/1421.

Applications close at 5pm on Monday, 20 November 2017.