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Kauri Dieback Ranger

Advertiser: Auckland CouncilMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
8 Oct 2019
Location
Auckland, Waitakere & West Auckland
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Government & Defence, Local Government

Kauri Dieback Ranger

  • Base in the Waitakere Ranges Regional Park
  • 3-year fixed term role with a focus on track work
  • GIS skills would be a bonus

He angitūtanga: The opportunity

We are looking for a Park Ranger with a passion for track construction and maintenance, recreation and conservation to join our Western Regional Parks Team. This position plays an integral role in protecting and enhancing the environment and natural landscapes of Auckland's Western Regional Parks. These parks have a wide range of ecosystems, threatened species and major upcoming focus on a track improvement programme.

We are looking for someone with a passion for track construction, conservation and the environment, who understands the wider park outcomes including; recreation, education and cultural heritage. This role works with internal and external stakeholders to fulfil the goals in the Auckland Plan, Regional Park Management Plan and the Regional Pest Management strategy.

As part of the role, you will focus on track construction and maintenance to support kauri dieback programmes to help protect natural and cultural heritage. You may be required to work throughout the Western Sector parks network from time to time and will be required to work on a ranger roster system.

He kōrero mōu: About you

You will have previous experience in track and structure construction ideally with experience in the conservation sector alongside the ability to undertake planning and delivery aspects of a project. 

You will need to be a strong communicator and have a passion for working with community groups, families and volunteers. Having a strong background in track construction conservation and, recreation management, and/or asset management is also highly sought after. An ecological parks and/or conservation land management qualification(s) or similar would be highly desirable along with other appropriate licences to support public safety and environmental protection. A current NZ full driver's licence is required for this position.

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.

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer

This diverse conservation role will truly make an impact and help preserve Auckland's Regional Parks. This is a fantastic opportunity to play your part in preserving the legacy of Auckland's Regional Parks whilst taking the next step in your career progression.

If this sounds like your next move, please apply online today specifying in your application which position/s you are applying for.

Internal/Contract title will be Ranger- this title is for the purpose of advertising.

Applications close 22nd od October 2019

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.

  • Base in the Waitakere Ranges Regional Park
  • 3-year fixed term role with a focus on track work
  • GIS skills would be a bonus

He angitūtanga: The opportunity

We are looking for a Park Ranger with a passion for track construction and maintenance, recreation and conservation to join our Western Regional Parks Team. This position plays an integral role in protecting and enhancing the environment and natural landscapes of Auckland's Western Regional Parks. These parks have a wide range of ecosystems, threatened species and major upcoming focus on a track improvement programme.

We are looking for someone with a passion for track construction, conservation and the environment, who understands the wider park outcomes including; recreation, education and cultural heritage. This role works with internal and external stakeholders to fulfil the goals in the Auckland Plan, Regional Park Management Plan and the Regional Pest Management strategy.

As part of the role, you will focus on track construction and maintenance to support kauri dieback programmes to help protect natural and cultural heritage. You may be required to work throughout the Western Sector parks network from time to time and will be required to work on a ranger roster system.

He kōrero mōu: About you

You will have previous experience in track and structure construction ideally with experience in the conservation sector alongside the ability to undertake planning and delivery aspects of a project. 

You will need to be a strong communicator and have a passion for working with community groups, families and volunteers. Having a strong background in track construction conservation and, recreation management, and/or asset management is also highly sought after. An ecological parks and/or conservation land management qualification(s) or similar would be highly desirable along with other appropriate licences to support public safety and environmental protection. A current NZ full driver's licence is required for this position.

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.

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer

This diverse conservation role will truly make an impact and help preserve Auckland's Regional Parks. This is a fantastic opportunity to play your part in preserving the legacy of Auckland's Regional Parks whilst taking the next step in your career progression.

If this sounds like your next move, please apply online today specifying in your application which position/s you are applying for.

Internal/Contract title will be Ranger- this title is for the purpose of advertising.

Applications close 22nd od October 2019

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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