Ranger, Biodiversity, Department of Conservation – Pureora

  • Full Time
  • Pureora
  • Applications have closed.

Website Department of Conservation

Are you someone who has a particular passion for plants, has great leadership skills and enjoys working in a team? If yes, then this is the job for you.

As a Biodiversity Ranger, you will be joining the Maniapoto District team and playing a key role in leading critical weed control and flora monitoring programmes across the Maniapoto District.  This will include monitoring Dactylanthus, the endemic Awaroa Hebe, and many plant species.

In this role you will also have the opportunity to learn about and contribute to other biodiversity work programmes (animal pest and fauna monitoring) in the District.

We are looking for a responsible and reliable team player, who is not afraid of hard work, and who have the following skills:

  • A particular passion for flora
  • Previous experience of weed control
  • An interest and/or  experience in delivering other biodiversity work e.g. animal pest control; fauna (threatened species) monitoring
  • Competent written and oral communication skills
  • Reliable and motivated, able to work unsupervised and to supervise others
  • High level of physical fitness
  • High level of navigational skills
  • The ability to get on well with a wide range of people

Eligibility to work in New Zealand is mandatory, including a valid work visa covering the whole period of employment if applying internationally.

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

For any queries, please contact Natasha Hayward, nhayward@doc.govt.nz, 0278071437, quoting vacancy 400/2413. 

Applications close at 5pm on Monday, 18 February 2019.

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