Careers in conservation & the environment

Ranger, Heritage and Visitors – Department of Conservation – Napier

  • Full Time
  • Napier
  • 21/09/2020

Website Department of Conservation

Are you passionate about maintaining recreation and historic assets and providing quality visitor experiences?

We have two fantastic opportunities available in our Hawke’s Bay based operations team to help us do just that!

He angitūtanga: About the Role

As our next Ranger, Heritage and Visitors, you will be responsible for:

  • Preparation, planting and maintenance of restoration sites
  • Management of facilities, amenities and sites
  • Visitor Information
  • Visitor hazard management systems
  • Construction and maintenance of sites and assets
  • Monitoring the delivery of the assigned work plan and reporting progress and relevant issues

He kōrero mōu: What we are looking for

We are looking for two new committed team players to join us to work collaboratively with our Treaty Partner and wider community to understand and care for what they value most.

Required:

Specialist skills and experience within one or more of the following areas:

  • Management of facilities, amenities and sites
  • Visitor information
  • Visitor hazard management systems
  • Construction and maintenance of sites and assets
  • Visitor risk management

Desired:

  • Experience and qualifications in working with chainsaws, and quad motorbikes
  • A current First Aid certificate
  • Experienced in the of use data loggers
  • Able to interpret GIS information and produce maps

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What’s in it for you?

A fantastic supportive and collaborative working environment. Being the multiple award winner of the most attractive employer in the public sector (and second overall) with an average turnover beyond 10 years, we know people generally really enjoy working with us!

We offer a range of flexible working options depending on the needs of the role and its work context.

The chance to join a large organisation that’s still growing. DOC has been undergoing a steady period of growth, we highly value the new expertise and fresh perspectives brought into the organisation. This is your chance to contribute to our culture of continuous improvement.

Excellent development opportunities across the department.

Eligibility to work in New Zealand is mandatory.

Please apply online via the DOC Careers Centre with a CV and cover letter demonstrating how you meet the requirements above.

For any enquiry, please contact Astra McKellow at amckellow@doc.govt.nz, quoting reference 400/4232

Applications close at 5pm, Monday 21 September 2020.

DOC is committed to a diverse workforce that represents the communities we serve, and to creating an inclusive workplace culture. We offer a range of flexible working options depending on the needs of the role and its work context.

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