Ranger, (Temporary), Operations Group | Fox Glacier

Posted on 09-Oct-2017
Application close date: 23-Oct-2017
Fox Glacier
Position type:
Fixed Term
Job reference:

Do you like working outdoors?  Would you enjoy working in the most scenic location in the country?  Do you like meeting and talking to people?  Then this job could be perfect for you!


We have a fixed term Ranger (Temporary) position available at Welcome Flat Hut with duties including:

  • Track maintenance
  • Hut maintenance
  • Hut and toilet cleaning
  • Visitor management and fee collection
  • Working with volunteers


Skills and experience required:

  • Able to communicate well in English
  • Enjoy interacting with people from all over the world
  • Experience in the New Zealand outdoors
  • First aid training essential


The position is based at Welcome Flat Hut in the Copland Valley. Welcome Flat Hut has its own wardens' quarters - including 4 beds, wet-back stove, hot shower and kitchen facility. These will be shared on occasion with volunteers and other DOC staff carrying out work in the valley.


If you are physically fit, keen to learn and work, and don't mind cleaning toilets regularly then we want to hear from you! A current full driver's licence including experience with manual 4WD type vehicles is essential, and a current first aid certificate and back country experience is desirable.


This position will be on a 10 day on 4 days off roster and you will be required to work weekends and public holidays (including Christmas/New Year). Applicants must be prepared to fulfil this requirement, and be available for the full period of employment from Monday, 27 November 2017 to Friday, 13 April 2018.


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 Lizzie Coates (Fox Glacier) lcoates@doc.govt.nz phone 027 542 8992 quoting vacancy 400/65T2


Applications close at 5pm on Monday, 23 October 2017

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