Supervisor, Community, Operations, Masterton | Masterton

Posted on 05-Oct-2018
Application close date: 22-Oct-2018
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We are looking for a very organised and inclusive leader to lead the work of the Community Team across the Wairarapa District.


The position will supervise three rangers who work with our treaty partners, community groups and other environmental organisations. The team also co-ordinates the Department's work around the RMA, concession applications and other statutory matters.


Our Community Team Supervisor also has the opportunity to work in conservation projects in an area between Cape Palliser and Dannevirke.


The successful applicant will need to demonstrate the ability to:

  • Effectively lead a small team and help deliver their work
  • Manage and maintain positive relationships with partners and staff
  • Help plan, organise, schedule and report on the team's work
  • Plan and manage projects to meet agreed deadlines
  • Ensure concession applications, RMA submissions and statutory requirements are completed to deadline
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing


Some experience of working with Maori, supervising staff and completing digital templates would be an advantage.

A working knowledge of conservation and the wider environment is desirable, but not essential.


Eligibility to work in New Zealand is mandatory, including a valid work visa covering the whole period of employment if applying internationally.


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


For any queries, please contact Kathy Houkamau on (06) 3772196, quoting vacancy 400/4450


Applications close at 5pm on Monday, 22 October 2018.


DOC is committed to a diverse workforce that represents the communities we serve, and to creating an inclusive workplace culture.

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