Deer and Goat Ground Supervisor (Fixed Term)
About this role
- Supporting the restoration of Raukūmara Pae Maunga
- Full-time Fixed Term 2 years
- Based in Te Kaha, Te Araroa or Ruatoria
We are committed to restoring Te Raukūmara by employing iwi and developing a professional culling programme.
Raukūmara Pae Maunga is a large-scale restoration project that aims to significantly reduce possums, rats, stoats, deer and goat from a 90,000-hectare territory of Public Conservation Land spanning the northern to central Raukūmara ranges. Additional to this area there is also the possibility of working with privately owned lands. Raukūmara Pae Maunga is a restoration project between Ngati Porou, Te Whānau-ā-Apanui and in partnership with Te Papa Atawhai (Department of Conservation).
We have an opportunity for an experienced Supervisor to lead and manage the delivery of the ground-based deer and goat control work programme for the Raukūmara Pae Maunga restoration project. Reporting to our Deer and Goat Manager, you will focus on providing supervision and leadership of the team to ensure effective delivery of the work, partner with key stakeholders and local iwi and hapū in work delivery, identify and manage critical risks and issues and contribute to a strong safety culture.
Important to this role is your ability to foster an inclusive workplace culture to support and build the capability of the team (individually and collectively) to deliver this important work. We need someone who is committed to taking a proactive approach to manaaki and tiaki your own and others' wellbeing.
Representing Raukūmara Pae Maunga, you will have exceptional relationship and communication skills and ability to work with the Pae Maunga team, the iwi, hapū, whānau of Ngati Porou and Te Whānau-ā-Apanui and various stakeholders.
We have one position available, to be based in Te Kaha, Te Araroa or Ruatoria.
Key attributes of the successful applicant:
- Team supervision and management skills
- Demonstrated ability to manaaki and tiaki the wellbeing of the team
- Able to plan, monitor and report on a budget
- Knowledge of ground-based ungulate pest control operations, the use of helicopters, and firearms
- Knowledge of health and safety management systems and processes
- Skills to achieve successful working relationships with the iwi and hapū, Raukūmara Pae Maunga partners and project team, DOC, applicable agencies, and community groups
- Excellent written and verbal skills to communicate complex information simply and adjust content for the audience
- Able to interact professionally, educate and influence diverse colleagues, managers, and experts
- Commitment to Raukūmara Pae Maunga vision, strategies, plans and priorities
- Full driver license
- Firearms license
- Proficiency in Te Reo Māori me ōna tikanga
- Keen understanding of Ngati Porou and/or Te Whānau-ā-Apanui iwi systems, dynamics and processes
Tono ināianei | Apply now
Submit a tailored CV and cover letter highlighting your relevant skills and experience for this role. We encourage early applications as we may close this role earlier than the current closing date.
For further information contact: George Cooper 027 216 4237 firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Date at 5pm on Sunday, 2 October 2022.
Interviews are tentatively scheduled for October.
|Application close date:||02-Oct-2022|
|Attachments:|| HR-RD-Deer and Goat Ground Supervisor - DOC-7050722.docx (Word, 36KB)