Ranger, Biodiversity (Fauna Monitoring) – Department of Conservation – Te Kuiti

  • Full Time
  • Te Kuiti
  • 06/05/2019

Website Department of Conservation

Are you someone who has a passion for New Zealand’s unique biodiversity, has great leadership skills and enjoys working in a team? If yes, then this is the job for you.

The Maniapoto District is looking for skilled and knowledgeable fauna ranger to join their biodiversity team to lead the delivery of the district fauna monitoring programmes.

The focus of the role will be the delivery of our district outcome monitoring programmes which includes monitoring of Mahoenui Giant Weta, Kokako, Archey’s Frogs and Short Tailed Bats.

Your background should include:

  • Strong and proven team management and leadership
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong conservation field work experience

The ideal applicant will:

  • Have a tertiary qualification, or equivalent experience in biodiversity assets work,
  • Have knowledge and experience in planning and organising complex projects
  • Have proven specialist skills and experience in biodiversity management in particular, species recovery
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Be able to maintain positive working relationships across a broad range of people and groups
  • Fit into the culture of the Maniapoto team

You will be required to stay away overnight, work outside normal hours and/or during weekends on occasions. It is essential to have a very strong commitment to health and safety (HSE) and exhibit exemplary HSE practice.

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/project description. To view a role description, click the apply button.

For any queries, please contact Natasha Hayward, nhayward@doc.govt.nz, telephone (07) 8781050, quoting vacancy 400/2412.  

Applications close at 5pm, Monday 6 May 2019.

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.