Ranger Community | Kauri Coast

Posted on 01-Aug-2022
Application close date: 16-Aug-2022
Kauri Coast
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Job Specification

  • Are you someone who enjoys the outdoors, has lots of practical skills and would enjoy working in our diverse District?
  • If you enjoy engaging with people, can get work done on your own and through others, this might be the job for you!


We have a permanent position just for you to join our Kauri Coast Operations team permanently.


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 Te Papa Atawhai, Department of Conservation we express our spirit of service and serve Aotearoa 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

We have a great opportunity available for a hardworking, outgoing person to join our District Team in Kauri Coast

As a Ranger Community you will be part of a highly motivated team. The primary function of the role is helping to manage land use by those who are working or wish to work on public conservation land throughout the Kauri Coast District.

Part of the role includes engagement with the community to grow conservation through community groups, conservation events and education initiatives.


Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience

If you have the following attributes, we are keen to hear from you:

  • Assessment of effects and reporting on access arrangements for mining on Public Conservation Land, DOC concessions, Resource Management Act applications where the Department is deemed an affected party and statutory land administration (boundary issues, land disposals and land exchanges).
  • Monitoring of access arrangements for mining on Public Conservation Land and DOC concessions.
  • Assisting with the delivery of the District's Engagement Plan including education initiatives and initiating and maintaining partnership opportunities with local iwi, businesses and the community that deliver value to conservation
  • Supporting other team members
  • Reporting on delivery of our business plan
  • Community support for Kauri Coast Jobs for Nature projects


Mō te tīma | About the team

We are a ‘family' of 23 who work in local and regional roles at Kauri Coast. The office is situated in Dargaville and services from Arai te Uru in the North, down to Pouto Point in the south encompassing beautiful Ripiro Beach. We are passionate about what we do and where we live and pride ourselves in looking out for one another, as well as serving the communities we live in.


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 salary range for this position is $53,776 to $68,714 with the starting salary of the successful applicant being based on their relevant skills and experience


Rā katinga | Applications close: Tuesday 16 August, 5pm

Me he pātai anō | Further enquiries contact Shelley Paniora on 027 306 7584

Taupānga| Job Reference: 400/01354


COVID-19 Vaccination requirement – All employees are required to be vaccinated in line with our Vaccination Policy.  New employees will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to commencing employment. 


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.

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