Ranger Recreation/Historic, Palmerston North | Palmerston North

Posted on 17-Jul-2017
Application close date: 31-Jul-2017
Palmerston North
Position type:
Job reference:
Note clipNo File Attached

This is an exciting opportunity to provide opportunities for the public of New Zealand to engage in the conservation estate. You will be planning and implementing an ambitious workplan to meet ambitious targets in recreation facilities management. You will work with a highly-dedicated team and contribute significantly to conservation. The work will be a mix of field and office.

The Ranger focus is to ensure specific components of the Recreation\Historic work program is planned and delivered to a very high standard. This busy role will focus on gateway sites and/or the back country throughout the Manawatu including Ruahine Forest Park.

As well as strong asset management skills and experience a person who can inspire and lead staff, contractors and volunteers and enjoys working with others will be an asset. 

The successful candidate will be expected contribute positively to a team culture which values continuous improvement and excellence in conservation outcomes and Health and Safety.

 We are seeking the following skills

  • Strong skills in asset management delivery, including the management of facilities, amenities and sites
  • Effective and positive people skills
  • Excellent communication skills and an ability to foster positive working relationships
  • High level of physical fitness and backcountry skills desirable
  • Strong computer literacy and database management skills including the ability to interpret GIS information, produce maps and use data loggers


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 Shaun Ruddle at sruddle@doc.govt.nz telephone 027 5632111, quoting vacancy 400/4356


Applications close at 5pm on Monday, 31 July 2017.

Search Tips