Ranger, Recreation/Historic – Department of Conservation – Operations, Kauri Coast

  • Full Time
  • Dargaville
  • 25/03/2019

Website Department of Conservation

Are you are passionate about the conservation of New Zealand’s natural flora and fauna? Do you have experience in managing recreation and historic assets?

If you want to experience working in unique and diverse landscapes, and have excellent skills in the maintenance and management of visitor and historic sites, then this is the job for you!

We have a vacancy for a Ranger Recreation & Historic in our Operations team. You will be joining our small but dedicated team to carry out annual recreational and historic work programs in the Kauri Coast District.

Our work plans involve:

  • Management of facilities, amenities, and sites
  • Visitor information
  • Visitor hazard management systems
  • Construction and maintenance of sites and assets
  • Visitor risk management
  • Emergency response
  • Conservation Law Compliance operations

This role has defined responsibilities including the ability to plan and manage projects, employees, volunteers, and contractors.

Your day to day work will involve carrying out the planned work to a high standard, ensuring the successful delivery of projects and tasks, and provide day to day feedback, monitoring, and supervision of employees, volunteers, and contractors.

Your skills and experience in recreation & historic work will be vitally important in delivery work on the ground and for teaching, coaching, supporting and/or overseeing Rangers, community groups and volunteers doing conservation work.

The successful applicant will ideally have:

  • experience in the delivery of recreational/historic programs and an understanding of AMIS or a similar asset management system
  • experience in supervising and/ or leading a work team
  • project management experience
  • contract management experience
  • skilled at coaching, training and supporting staff and the acquisition of technical knowledge.

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 Oliver Knox, oknox@doc.govt.nz , or telephone (09) 439 3450, quoting vacancy 400/1343.  

Applications close at 5pm on Monday, 25 March 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.