Ranger, Whangarei | Whangarei

Posted on 12-Oct-2017
Application close date: 30-Oct-2017
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If you love working in the outdoors and have good practical skills with a proven ability to be versatile, understand work in the outdoors, then this is the job for you!

The Northland area is an outdoor paradise with white sandy beaches, stunning kauri forests, friendly people and wonderful summers.

We have a B Band Ranger vacancy in our Operations team in Whangarei. Our Area extends from Mangawhai in the south to Russell forest in the north. We have a wide range of facilities including camp grounds, back country huts, day visitor tracks and historical sites that have high tourist use.

The Ranger in this role will be able to work on their own or in a team environment.  Health and Safety is the highest priority for you. You must be a great team person and have a proven ability to work collaboratively with others.  In this ranger position, you need to have an eye for detail and lots of drive and initiative. Someone with good practical skills, including maintenance and care for small plant and a good level of fitness.

With the rise in visitor numbers we are looking for a person who has interest in tourism and how our facilities reflect the great experience we would like our visitors to have.

Specifically, we are looking for people who understand and have experience in:

• Scrub bars

• Chainsaws

• Health and safety

• Relationship management

• Team focused

•  Learning

In Whangarei we pride ourselves on the quality and range of tourism, recreation and historic opportunities we manage. If you'd like to join our team and become a DOC Ranger in Whangarei – apply now.

A full, clean drivers licence is essential.

Please apply online. Applications must include a cover letter, CV and please include evidence of the required capabilities as per the role description.

For more information, please contact Dave Bolland dbolland@doc.govt.nz, telephone 09 4703300, quoting vacancy 400/1451

Applications close at 5 pm on Monday, 30 October 2017.

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