Senior Ranger, Community – Department of Conservation – Hauraki

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere


Permanent position
VRN: DOC/400/2262E

Nau mai, haere mai ki Hauraki

E rapuhia ki uta, e rapuhia ki tai, e rapuhia mō te tangata pai mō te tūranga o Kaitiaki Ao Hapori

E ngā mana, e ngā reo, e ngā matāwaka huri noa i te motu

Tēnā koutou, tēnā kōtou , tēnā koutou katoa


We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated and skilled person to join our Community Team based in the Hauraki office in Thames.

In the role of Senior Ranger, Community, you will help the Hauraki Team deliver and grow conservation both on and off public conservation land.  You will be part of the Leadership Team reporting to the Operations Manager.

Key focus areas include the implementation of the Hauraki Treaty Settlements and landscape-wide, collaborative efforts in threat management such as Battle for our Birds, Predator-Free 2050, kauri dieback and myrtle rust initiatives.

You will be responsible for:

  • Focussing the work of the community team across priority sites, relationships and projects
  • Identifying opportunities to work with partners and the community to grow and sustain conservation
  • Coordinating input into statutory land administration, Resource Management Act processes, permits and concessions as required

The ideal candidate will have:

  • experience in working with treaty partners and stakeholders
  • a positive attitude and focus on solutions
  • knowledge and experience in planning, organising and managing projects
  • a passion to involve others in conservation
  • excellent interpersonal, communication and networking skills
  • strong working relationships across a broad range of public and private sector businesses and groups
  • the ability to think strategically and act operationally.

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

For more information please contact Avi Holzapfel,, VPN 6175 or telephone (07)8679185, quoting vacancy no. 400/2262

Applications close at 5pm on Monday, 26 March 2018