Outreach and Education Programme Developer, Community Engagement Unit – Department of Conservation – Wellington

  • Full Time
  • Wellington
  • 19/11/2018

Website Department of Conservation

This is an exciting time for conservation outreach and education. We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic professional to provide leadership and strategic thinking to help us future proof conservation.

Our team works collaboratively to develop and implement national initiatives focused on growing the number of New Zealanders who are aware of, support and actively contribute to conservation. Current initiatives include working across government to advance environmental education, programmes that connect young people and families to nature, providing educators with resources to foster conservation learning and action and building internal capability in this specialist field.

The successful applicant will play a critical role in developing strategy, partnerships, systems, tools and processes to increase the scale and impact of outreach and education work across the Department and the wider sector.

We are looking for someone who can demonstrate:

  • Knowledge of the New Zealand education curriculums, education methods and community outreach models, tools and practices.
  • Experience developing, managing and improving products, projects and programmes.
  • Excellent collaboration and relationship building skills and a proven ability to work effectively with external and internal stakeholders.
  • An understanding of the Treaty of Waitangi and the Crown’s relationship with its Treaty partner.

As well as strong technical skills we are looking for someone who is team focused, has good interpersonal skills and who can contribute positively to our team culture.

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 Rebecca Peploe, rpeploe@doc.govt.nz quoting vacancy 300/6021. 

Applications close at 5pm on Monday, 19 November 2018.

DOC is committed to a diverse workforce that represents the communities we serve, and to creating an inclusive workplace culture.


To apply for this job please visit careers.doc.govt.nz.