Ranger (Permanent Part Time)
About this role
- Are you someone who loves the outdoors, is flexible, has lots of practical skills and enjoys working with people?
- This is an exciting opportunity for you to be involved in a variety of conservation work programmes and make a difference in your community!
- 1 permanent part time position based in Dunedin working 3 days per week!
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
The Department of Conservation is looking to appoint a part time Ranger to assist the Coastal Otago Operations team with day-to-day operational conservation outcomes. This role will require you to be diverse and will be heavily focused on:
- Visitor and historic asset management
- Facilities maintenance and site restoration
- Weed treatment of invasive species
- Working with partners and community groups
Your day-to-day work may take you across the district, carrying out conservation-based work programmes on public conservation land as needed. This versatile person will join our team in Coastal Otago for a permanent part-time period working 3 days per week! This will suit someone that is currently looking for part time mahi and is looking to make a real difference in the conservation outcomes in your community.
We are providing you the flexibility to work with our operations team to a roster of three days of week
Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience
We are looking for a responsible and reliable team player, who is not afraid of hard work, and who has the following skills:
- Able to use weed eaters/scrub bars; chainsaw experience is desirable
- Familiar with weed spraying (able to carry 15ltr knapsack)
- Previous experience with maintenance of small petrol-driven engines
- Experience with operating small lawn tractors and mowers
- Able to apply practical maintenance skills for hut and track maintenance
- Experience with volunteers and working with others.
- Has a current First Aid certificate
- Has a current Full Driver's Licence
- Has a knowledge of field delivery work
- A current Approved Handlers Certificate would be an advantage
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 available
- DOC perks: Free accommodation in our backcountry huts and campsites, visitor centres product discounts, outdoor apparel, and gear discounts (including Bivouac Outdoor, Macpac, Mountain Avenue and more)
- 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 $47,320 to $59,293 with the starting salary of the successful applicant being based on their relevant skills and experience
Rā katinga | Applications close: 5pm, Tuesday, 29 November 2022
Me he pātai anō | Further enquiries contact Shane Pearce on 027 481 1525
Taupānga| Job Reference: 400/09356
COVID-19 Vaccination: Some positions that are identified as high risk may still have a requirement for appointees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to commencing for these positions will be required and applicants will be notified during the recruitment process if this condition will apply.
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:||29-Nov-2022|
|Attachments:|| Role Description - Ranger (Band B).pdf (PDF, 264KB)