Senior Regional Advisor (Pest Animals) – Auckland Council – Auckland

  • Full Time
  • Auckland
  • 18/02/2021

Website Auckland Council

  • Permanent full-time position
  • Opportunity to make a difference in the environment
  • Competitive salary

He angitūtanga: The opportunity

Our Environmental Services department is looking for a highly experienced specialist to provide expert pest animal and strategic biosecurity advice. You will be leading the development of best practice pest animal management methods and strategies for application across local and regional programmes. You will provide advice and support to Council departments, mana whenua, landowners and community conservation groups, to protect, restore and enhance Auckland’s natural environment.

He kōrero mōu: About you

You’re a subject matter expert in providing best practice biosecurity and biodiversity conservation methodologies and have proven experience providing high quality project management and specialist advice on pest animal control. A natural collaborator, we’ll value your strong relationship building skills as you will be working with the wider council family, industry groups, iwi and landowners to achieve shared outcomes, as well as engaging the public and utilising behaviour change approaches.

You’ll have a qualification in a related discipline and/or equivalent work experience in ecosystem management.

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer

You will enjoy being part of our expert, committed and capable Environmental Services team. Our priority is providing the best possible working environment for our staff, which includes a focus on employee wellbeing and career progression opportunities. Joining Environmental Services will provide you with the opportunity to work across the whole council family, with our mana whenua partners, community groups, private landowners, schools, non-government organisations and central government to support best practice conservation practices and outcomes.

This is a great opportunity to be part of an exciting programme of work which will improve Auckland’s precious natural environment for current and future generations.

Take the next step in your career and embrace this fantastic opportunity to leave your legacy on Auckland!  Apply now via the link.

If you have any further questions or would like a copy of the position description, please contact Marshal Nazareth- Talent Acquisition Consultant on 0211945160 or email

This role is deemed safety sensitive and in line with Auckland Council policy, you will be required to complete pre-employment drug and alcohol testing.

Applications close: Thursday, 18 February 2021.  Please apply as soon as possible to avoid any disappointment.

Auckland Council is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.


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