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Ranger, (Temporary), (2), Punakaiki

Advertiser: Department of ConservationMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
12 Aug 2019
West Coast, Rest of West Coast
Work Type
Farming, Animals & Conservation, Conservation, Parks & Wildlife

This advert is for two temporary postions from 29 October 2019 - 24 April 2020.


We are seeking two highly motivated people to join our team, based in beautiful Punakaiki.


You will have a passion for ensuring that our Icon Tourism Sites look great, and visitors are well supported and have great experiences.  If you enjoy working in natural environments where you can demonstrate proven practical skills, then this role could be right for you!


You will need to be a proven and effective communicator, someone who can see priorities emerge and have a strong track record at managing a complex and varied workload.   A strong customer focus and ability to be the public face of an organisation at a high-profile tourism site is paramount.  Having experience in daily risk assessment processes would be an advantage.     


Your skill set will include a demonstrated commitment to Health and Safety Systems, possess a current first aid certificate and be familiar with planning and delivery systems and have a Full Drivers Licence. 


Uniform and relevant personal protective equipment are provided.  This role will be rostered based and will require some weekend work. 


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 via the DOC Careers Centre.  Applications must include a cover letter, CV and evidence of the required capabilities as per the project description.


For any queries, please contact Ross Thomas,, telephone (027) 203 2954, quoting vacancy 400/6120T.  


Applications close at 5pm on Monday, 26 August 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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