Ranger, Recreation/Historic – Department of Conservation – Invercargill


  • Full Time
  • Invercargill
  • Applications have closed.

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Do you want an interesting and challenging role in the recreation and historic aspects of our conservation work? Do you have a background in planning, organising and logistics as well as excellent practical field skills?

As a Ranger, Recreation/Historic, you will be part of a highly motivated Team, focused on the management of recreational and historic assets in the Murihiku District which includes the Subantarctic Islands. This role will have between 50% – 70% office time.

You will be responsible for:

  • Providing asset management system (AMIS) support to the Senior Ranger Recreation/Historic.
  • Assisting with 90-day work scheduling using the Department’s SAP asset management system (AMIS).
  • Preparing task assignments for programmed work.
  • Planning, organising and occasionally leading Recreation and Historic tasks.
  • Carrying out recreation and historic asset maintenance in back country and front country sites.
  • Senior Ranger and Supervisor Recreation/Historic administrative support.
  • Preparing and managing contracts in compliance with the Department’s Procurement SOP.
  • Liaising and consulting with iwi about our work.
  • Being an active member of the wider Murihiku District Team and assisting with other Departmental work within the Southern South Island Region.

The ideal applicant will have:

  • Experience working with asset management information systems, preferably AMIS.
  • Strong planning, organising and logistical skills.
  • Proven ability in report writing and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to learn new skills quickly and work independently.
  • A strong practical background and knowledge of our recreation and historic work is preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • A positive attitude and strong drive for quality results.
  • A full drivers license is essential.

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 more information please contact Brent Affleck on baffleck@doc.govt.nz, or (03) 211 2400, quoting vacancy 400/8462.

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.

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