Ranger, River Restoration, Operations Group, Geraldine | Geraldine

Posted on 13-May-2019
Application close date: 04-Jun-2019
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Are you passionate about making a difference for New Zealand's freshwater biodiversity? Do you have boundless energy and positive can-do attitude to work across agency boundaries to restore river ecosystem health?


We are looking for a Ranger, (River Restoration) to lead the Department's river work in both the Rangitata and Lower Waitaki catchments, located within the Geraldine District.


As a river restoration ranger, you will quickly identify the key players in the catchment and work with them to develop or build on, a vision for a restored catchment. You will lead the crafting of measurable objectives and drive the implementation of actions to achieve those objectives drawing on your experience of delivery and reporting of operational projects.


You will need to be a skilled project manager with a work style that maintains momentum on projects to see deliverables achieved, drawing on your experience in collaborative projects. You are someone who loves to connect technical knowledge to practical on-the-ground restoration initiatives to achieve resilient outcomes.


You will thrive in a role that is about connecting people and working in partnership and will have proven relationship management experience in working across agencies, community groups and with iwi/ hapu/whanau.


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 via the DOC Careers Centre.  Applications must include a cover letter, CV and evidence of the required capabilities as per the role description. 


For any queries, please contact Mariah Mould, mmould@doc.govt.nz, quoting vacancy  400/7353.  


Applications close at 5pm on Tuesday, 4 June 2019.

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

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