Careers in conservation & the environment

Team Leader Catchment Integration – Environment Southland – Invercargill

  • Permanent
  • Invercargill
  • 25/10/2021

Website Environment Southland

Our vision is for a thriving Southland – working with our community for a better environment

We have a lifestyle that is second to none, with easy access to beaches, rivers, lakes, ski fields, national parks and first class sports facilities. We pride ourselves on the support we give our team to ensure a good work‑life balance is a priority. With affordable real estate, short commutes and a great range of schools on offer, there is something for everyone!

Our Catchment Integration Division has a crucial role to play in promoting and supporting positive on ground environmental change in the community. You’ll work with others to develop a catchment plan, and with your team, be involved in the implementation of elements of that plan.

As a key leadership role operating in a progressive and dynamic working environment, you will need an equally outward focus and an organisational perspective and approach. Building and maintaining relationships with iwi, our key stakeholders and the community is critical to success in this role.

You will need strong leadership skills to guide your team to achieve their full potential and may possess technical skills in land management or education to deliver work. We are looking for someone who also has the ability to build a work programme for existing and new work that places the community at the heart of delivery across a catchment area. It will be important to ensure the work delivered meets the Council’s objectives and statutory obligations.

This will be a challenging and exciting role, with the opportunity to develop your skills, and with that will come the benefits of working for an organisation that provides a positive and supportive work culture, engaging and diverse colleagues, and the beauty of Southland’s great outdoors at your back door.

An initial offer of remuneration will be made within the range $90,000. – $99,000

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, go to & enter ref code: 5688260 to apply and upload your CV and cover letter. Your cover letter will be a key part of our assessment process, so please highlight how your experience relates to the key skills required for this role.

Applications close: Monday, 25 October 2021.


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