Careers in conservation & the environment

Ecological Restoration Field Staff – Wildland Consultants – Auckland

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Wildlands is seeking full-time permanent Restoration Operations Team Members and Team Leaders based at any one of our Auckland locations – Albany, Grey Lynn and Wiri.

These roles are to undertake ecological restoration work including pest plant control, pest animal control and revegetation.

Although these field roles are based within the Auckland region, our staff regularly work away in Regional Parks and on restoration projects throughout the country, and applicants who have the ability to travel and stay away for a week at a time are preferred.

It is essential that you have a willingness to contribute and work in a team, are physically fit, and have a passion for working outdoors in all sorts of weather. The work will also require staff to use agrichemicals (herbicides), animal toxins (poisons) and traps on a regular basis.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience we are looking for:

  • A genuine interest in working in the outdoors and achieving restoration goals.
  • A good work ethic, efficient and H&S conscious.
  • Pest plant control
  • Pest animal control and monitoring.
  • Indigenous plant and pest plant identification
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Decision making and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team.
  • GPS use and other hand held devices (e.g. phone, camera).
  • A good level of fitness.
  • A clean Full NZ drivers licence (manual).

We are very interested in hearing from any keen applicants that may be interested in this area of work, but who may not have much training or experience. We can provide external and internal training and mentoring, including NZQA training.

Preferred applicants will hold CURRENT relevant qualifications and experience. These include Growsafe (Standard or Registered Chemical Applicator), First Aid, Chainsaw, 4WD, Controlled Substance Licence (CSL), ATV and SiteSafe.

Please apply with your CV, a bit about yourself and your interests, and a detailed summary of your relevant experience and any relevant training and qualifications including copies of current certificates you may have.

See our website for further information on Wildland Consultants Ltd and how to apply for this position.

Applications close when suitable candidates are recruited.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.




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