Senior Ranger/Supervisor, Fishery, Operations Group | Turangi

Posted on 06-Oct-2017
Application close date: 23-Oct-2017
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Are you someone who is passionate about trout fishing and fishery science? Do you think you'll fit in with a fun and dynamic group who are determined to deliver a high-quality experience to our anglers? Interested in technical work which retains a real ‘hands on' component? If this sounds like you then make sure you take a good look at this role!


The work is unique as this is the only freshwater sport fishery managed by the Department and holds a strong connection for Ngati Tuwharetoa, local/international tourism and recreational anglers. As such you'll be a part of a hard-working team, focused on the sustainability of this resource.


We have a vacancy for an experienced Senior Ranger in our Taupo Sports Fishery team. It's a full time, permanent role based in Turangi.


As a Senior Ranger, you would have leadership responsibilities including the ability to plan and authorise technical work programmes relating to:

  • sports fishery management
  • financial planning
  • asset management
  • fishery compliance


The successful applicant ideally will have:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification and/or sound experience of sports fishery management techniques and issues
  • Strong data analysis and reporting skills
  • Project management experience
  • Strong field skills including boating and diving qualifications
  • Experience leading and supervising teams
  • Experience in compliance and law enforcement, ideally relating to fisheries


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


For more information please contact Dave Conley, ph 0274657803 or email  quoting vacancy 400/3620


Applications close at 5pm on Monday, 23 October 2017

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