Sector Park Ranger – Auckland Council – Auckland


  • Full Time
  • Auckland
  • Nov 22, 2017

Website Auckland Council

Ambury Regional Park

  • Are you passionate about farming, recreation and conservation
  • Like being part of a large team

Our regional parks are much loved and treasured by the people of Auckland and visitors alike, receiving up to 6 million visits a year. They represent the iconic landscapes of the Auckland region and are home to many rare and threatened ecosystems and native species. For many of us, they are places that inspire and define us; places where we seek tranquillity and respite in nature, or more active recreation in the bush or on the beach!

We are on the hunt for a Sector Park Ranger to join our Southern Regional Parks Team.

The Role
As a Sector Park Ranger, you will be responsible for providing safe and enjoyable outdoor recreation and education experiences in regional parks, while conserving and protecting natural and cultural heritage.

A strong focus of this role will be to maintain the Ambury and Mutukaroa farm livestock operations, along with network wide farming outcomes. You will also be involved with recreation/visitor and iwi liaison along with fostering and supporting volunteers.

You may be required to work throughout the southern parks network from time to time and will be required to work weekends and public holidays on a ranger roster system.

Refer to the Position Description for more details.

What you will bring

  • The successful person in this role will be a strong communicator and have a passion for working with volunteers, community groups and park visitors.
  • A proven background in farm management and an understanding and appreciation of recreation and conservation outcomes is also required.
  • Farm and land management qualifications are highly desirable.
  • A NZ firearms license and a full NZ driver’s licence are mandatory for this position.

If this sounds like your next move, please visit our website to apply online today.

Applications for this role close on Wednesday, the 22 November 2017.

 

This position is deemed a safety sensitive position and will require pre-employment drug testing. Auckland Council is committed to the protection and wellbeing of children. A component of this role involves interaction with children so, as a part of the assessment of candidates, we will require Police Vetting of candidates to ensure we are providing a safe environment for children.

This requirement complies with the Vulnerable Children Act 2014.

 

To apply for this job please visit the following URL: https://careers.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/jobdetails?jobmc=101951COJ →