Ranger, Operations – Department of Conservation- Maungaharuru

  • Full Time
  • Hawke's Bay
  • 28/01/2019

Website Department of Conservation

We have an exciting vacancy in our Hawke’s Bay Operations team reporting to the Napier Office based on the majestic Maungaharuru Range.

As a key member of our small Biodiversity team, your role is broad and involves:

  • Animal pest control operations
  • Track maintenance
  • Working with the adjoining landowners and iwi
  • Supervision of volunteers
  • Maintaining predator proof and farm fences
  • Monitoring pest numbers
  • Monitoring flora and fauna

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

  • knowledge and/or experience in field delivery work including isolated backcountry environments
  • a current First Aid certificate
  • a good basic knowledge of conservation
  • good communication skills and an ability to get on with people
  • a valid driver’s licence
  • The ability to work well alone or in a diverse and highly productive team
  • Be able to use Word excel and outlook and experience using GPS and mobile devices
  • experience and/or qualifications in working with chainsaws, 4WD vehicles and other field based equipment

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 Dan Hurley, dhurley@doc.govt.nz , phone 027 552 0406 quoting vacancy 400/4258.

Applications close at 5pm on Monday, 28 January 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.