Supervisor, Community – Department of Conservation – Waikato

  • Full Time
  • Hamilton
  • 04/03/2019

Website Department of Conservation

Are you keen to do your bit to grow conservation? Are you good at leading a small highly effective team, planning, and multi-tasking? Do you know how to get others engaged and active in supporting conservation?

As a Supervisor – Community, you will be a leader in a hard-working, passionate and focused Operations team working on important conservation initiatives across the Waikato district.

You will be responsible for:

  • Leading and developing 4-7 highly effective Community Rangers
  • Delivering on statutory obligations such as processing applications for DOC concessions, assessment of effects and reporting on Resource Management Act (RMA) applications and statutory land administration
  • Leading DOC’s working level involvement in multi-stakeholder projects within the District.
  • iwi relationships; council relationships; statutory advocacy, RMA communication and events
  • Effective community work programme development, weekly work planning, budgeting, and ensuring quality work delivery.
  • Being a constructive and engaged member of the District’s Core Leadership Team.
  • Enacting the District Community Business Plan.
  • Leading a District team-wide approach to working with others for conservation growth and in doing so, ensuring effective relationships are fostered and deliver real conservation results.
  • Develop and support partnership opportunities with local iwi, businesses and the community that deliver value to conservation
  • Support in developing volunteer conservation projects

The ideal applicant will have:

  • Demonstrated experience or a natural passion in leading people
  • Knowledge of people development and coaching
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Good understanding of tikanga maori
  • Strong networking abilities, with positive working relationships across a broad range of groups;
  • Understand and be able to support the priorities of the Department

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 at the DOC Careers Centre.  Applications must include a cover letter, CV and examples of the required capabilities as per the role description.

For any queries, please contact Ray Scrimgeour, or 0272929032.

 Applications close at 5pm on Monday, 4 March 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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