Treaty & Community Planner
- Are you a natural collaborator interested in working with our regional operations staff?
- Are you a systematic thinker and disciplined operator who enjoys reviewing ways of working and identifying opportunities for improvement?
- Join an evolving and fascinating space offering you a unique opportunity to develop your planning and relationship-building skills.
Toitū te marae a Tāne, toitū te marae a Tangaroa, toitū te tangata
If the land is well and the sea is well, the people will thrive
At Department of Conservation Te Papa Atawhai we express our spirit of service and serve Aotearoa New Zealand through our purpose, Papatūānuku Thrives. Our organisational strategy, Te Kaupapa a Te Papa Atawhai, puts nature and people at the heart of everything we do. It is anchored by te reo Māori and te ao Māori, recognising that Te Tiriti o Waitangi and our whānau, hapū and iwi are central to all our mahi.
He angitūtanga | About the role
As our next Treaty Partnership and Community Planner, you will be responsible for combining the complex work of relationship management and community engagement with systematic operations planning.
In this role you will:
- initiate regional strategic discussions and provide input to the framework for engaging whānau/hapū/iwi and communities
- support the Auckland Operations teams to build their Treaty partnership and community annual business plans
- work closely with the Treaty Partnership and Community Rangers to schedule the work on a monthly basis
- ensure effective measurement of regional operational performance through thirdly reporting
- build operational discipline and engagement capability in the Auckland Operations teams
- contribute to the continuing improvement of the national standards for Treaty partnership and community planning.
You will join our Department Operations Planning whānau based in Tāmaki Makaurau / Auckland supporting the whole of the Auckland region. This team includes Operational Delivery Planners, Asset/Maintenance Planners, Inspectors and Works Officers.
He kōrero mōu | What we are looking for
We are looking for a technical thinker with the ability to understand, review and identify opportunities for systematic improvements.
The ideal applicant will have knowledge of Treaty settlements, experience working with whānau, hapū and iwi, and excellent interpersonal, communication, engagement, and relationship management skills. A good grasp of te reo Māori is an advantage but is not essential. We are looking for a motivated and effective collaborator who can establish enduring relationships with colleagues.
Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou | What's in it for you?
As our national network of Treaty Partnership and Community Planners is still being built, you will play a crucial role in developing the national standards for Treaty and community planning practices. In addition, as part of a tight Planning team, you will gain full exposure to the diverse types of work that DOC undertakes.
This is a great opportunity to join a large organisation that's still growing. DOC has been undergoing a steady period of growth, and we highly value the new expertise and fresh perspectives being brought into the organisation. This is your chance to contribute to our culture of continuous improvement.
We offer a fantastic supportive and collaborative working environment. Being the multiple award winner of the most attractive employer in the public sector (and second overall) with an average turnover beyond 10 years, we know people generally really enjoy working with us!
We offer a range of flexible working options depending on the needs of the role and its work context.
Mō mātou | About us
Te Papa Atawhai is committed to fostering a diverse workforce that represents the communities we serve, and to creating an inclusive workplace culture. Our Te Kaupapa behaviours of whakatīnanatia (we deliver), atawhaitia a Papatūānuku (we love nature), whakawhānaungatanga (we build relationships) and whakaauaha (we innovate) guide what we need to do for Papatūānuku to Thrive.
Ko ngā hua | What we offer
We take pride in enabling our kaimahi to bring their unique perspectives to mahi, in pursuit of our collective aspirations. Our commitment to well-being and professional development includes:
- Flexible working options where applicable
- Te Pukenga Atawhai – Cultural Capability Development Programme
- Active employee networks, Te Kāwai Aho Tapu - Māori Kaimahi Network, Rainbow Network
Tono ināianei | Apply now
Submit a tailored CV and cover letter highlighting your relevant skills, experience, and alignment to our Kaupapa.
The starting salary for the successful applicant will be based on their relevant skills and experience, with an expected range of $72,610 - $92,780.
Rā katinga | Applications close at 5 pm Wednesday, 8 February 2023.
Me he pātai anō | Further enquiries, contact Lilly Witcomb, firstname.lastname@example.org
Taupānga| Job Reference: DOC/1682864
Eligibility to work in New Zealand is mandatory – this includes holding a valid work visa that covers the whole period of employment.
Visit www.doc.govt.nz to find out more about a career with us.
|Application close date:||08-Feb-2023|
|Attachments:|| Role Description - Planner Heritage and Visitors.pdf (PDF, 153KB)