Ranger, Hut Warden (Temporary), Operations, Motueka | Motueka

Posted on 14-Jul-2017
Application close date: 31-Jul-2017
Position type:
Fixed Term
Job reference:

We are recruiting for two hut wardens to be located at Anchorage and Bark Bay in the Abel Tasman National Park.

Duties will include providing information to visitors, cleaning and maintenance of toilets, huts and campsites, maintenance of tracks and structures, and ensuring fee compliance. The role will involve rostered living and working in the back country up to 8 days at a time, including weekend and some public holiday work.

They must be service-focused, hold a current first aid certificate and driver's licence, have practical outdoor skills, previous back country experience, and the ability to work unsupervised in isolated field situations in a physically demanding role.

A uniform, relevant personal protective equipment and a field food allowance are provided.

A high level of fitness, backcountry skills and an ability with various tools of the trade will be required. An aptitude to be comfortable working alone at a remote site is key.

They would be expected to be able to respond to emergencies such as medical situations. 

The season starts on 02nd October 2017 and ends on 11h May 2018.


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


For any queries, please contact Mark Townsend, mtownsend@doc.govt.nz, or telephone 0277235097 quoting vacancy 400/53T3


Applications close at 5pm on Monday, 31 July 2017

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