Careers in conservation & the environment

Field Team Member (Ecological Restoration) – Good Wood Aotearoa Limited – Auckland

Website Good Wood Aotearoa Limited

Job Location: Auckland (Northshore and Rodney, with opportunity to expand to Waiheke and Northland depending on Covid restrictions)
Duration: Full-time preferred, open to part-time for the right applicant.
About Us
Good Wood Aotearoa, is a privately owned company established in 2016 as an environmental conservation services company.  While we are committed to doing our bit for protecting New Zealand’s natural environment, we are also committed to providing our team with opportunities to grow and develop their skills in conservation management in a safe and friendly environment.
About the job
You will join our team who are working on the North Shore and in Rodney (with opportunities depending on Covid restrictions to expand to Waiheke and Northland), undertaking animal and plant pest control and restoration work. The work involves working off-track in the bush using herbicides and vertebrate toxins, trapping, and planting trees during the winter.
What you will bring:
  • Practical experience in similar work and a knowledge of pest plant and pest animal control practices or at least a keen interest in getting into this line of work.
  • A full NZ Drivers License with the ability to drive a manual vehicle
It would also be an advantage if you had any of the following:
  • GPS skills
  • Mapping skills
  • Controlled Substance Licence
  • GrowSafe certification
  • Knowledge of agrichemical application (herbicide)
  • Chainsaw certification
  • Restoration planting knowledge
  • Light Utility Vehicle (LUV) certification
  • First Aid certification
  • Report writing, excel and data management.
We will also be looking for someone who is drug free, is fit and strong, confident in the outdoors, and able to move around easily in arduous and rough terrain.
Hours of work may vary each day or week – working when the weather conditions are suitable. This means you may get to work long hours when conditions are right and shorter hours or even days off if the weather is bad.  It is expected that you will work on average 40 hours per week.
We are keen to hear from you if you would like to discuss any aspects of the position.
Please send your application to our Auckland manager Callum, email:
To discuss any questions you may have regarding this role feel free to call Callum on : 021 115 7815
Applications close when suitable candidates are recruited.

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