Field Team Role (Implementation of Ecological Restoration Works) – Wildlands – Rotorua

  • Full Time
  • Rotorua
  • 01/03/2019

Website Wildland Consultants Ltd

Permanent or fixed term position

  • Physically fit and enjoy working in our natural environment.
  • Weed control experience.
  • Good plant identification skills.
  • Pest animal monitoring and control.

Would you like hands-on involvement with ecological restoration projects in the Bay of Plenty?  Wildland Consultants is a progressive consultancy specialising in ecology, biodiversity and restoration planning and implementation, and committed to the care and enhancement of our natural environment.  We are looking for a Field Team Member to join our ecological restoration field team, based in Rotorua.

This role requires technical, hands on skills and experience in all aspects of pest plant control.  Applicants need to be able to travel away from home for a week at a time on occasions.  This may also include staying away for longer periods during winter.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • A genuine interest in working in the outdoors and achieving restoration goals.
  • Plant identification skills.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Pest plant control.
  • Pest animal monitoring/control.
  • First Aid.
  • Growsafe certification.
  • 4WD.
  • Chainsaw qualifications and experience.
  • ATV/Quad bike.
  • A team player and have the ability to work independently.
  • Have a good level of fitness as this is a physically demanding role.
  • A good work ethic and health and safety conscious.

Applicants with a minimum of Introductory/Standard Growsafe and First Aid qualifications will have a distinct advantage.  A clean full driver’s license for manual vehicles is essential. Site Safe, Chainsaw Certs, 4WD certs, Controlled Substance Licence (CSL) and ATV qualifications would be beneficial.

If you have a genuine passion for ecological restoration and wetlands, some relevant experience, and enjoy working in the field, enjoying working as part of a team, and are eager to become a valued member of the Wildlands team, apply today.

Please apply with your CV with a detailed summary of your experience in plant pest control, and any relevant training, and qualifications, including verified copies of current certificates.

See our website Wildland Consultants Ltd for further information on Wildland Consultants Ltd. We provide outstanding ecological services to sustain and improve our environments.

Please send your CV to:

Lesley Fitton
Wildland Consultants Ltd
P.O. Box 7137
Te Ngae, ROTORUA, 3042

Phone: 07-343-9017

Applications close: Friday, 1 March 2019.  An immediate start is preferable.




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