Ranger, Operations Lead, Predator Control, (Temporary), Operations, Rangiora | Rangiora

Posted on 03-Sep-2018
Application close date: 24-Sep-2018
Project Management
Position type:
Fixed Term
Job reference:

This is a fixed term role for two (2) years.


Are you passionate about the conservation of New Zealand's natural flora and fauna, skilled and experienced in delivering complex aerial predator control operations, and up for a challenge?


The North Canterbury District Office is looking for a motivated and results oriented team member capable of delivering complex predator control operations in North Canterbury, to provide outcomes for the Save Our Iconic Kiwi programme, during the predicted beech mast of 2019/20. They will also be working with the Orange-fronted kakariki programme and other predator control programmes in the district.


Ideally you will have:

  • a formal qualification, or equivalent relevant experience related to natural heritage (flora, fauna or ecosystems) or conservation management.
  • experience in the planning, execution, monitoring and reporting of aerial animal pesticide application, general pest control operations and the practical management and monitoring of animal populations
  • experience and a positive attitude in working with treaty partners and stakeholders
  • excellent project management skills and experience
  • strong financial management ability
  • excellent interpersonal, communication and networking skills
  • the ability to think strategically and act operationally.


If this sounds like the position that you have been waiting for we'd love to hear from you!


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/project description. 


For any queries, please contact Jo Ledington, jledington@doc.govt.nz, telephone (027) 641 2155, quoting vacancy 400/7180T



Applications close at 5pm on Monday, 24 September 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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