Ranger, Interpretation, (Temporary), Operations, Wanaka | Wanaka

Posted on 08-Oct-2018
Application close date: 22-Oct-2018
Position type:
Fixed Term
Job reference:

This is a fixed term role for 27 weeks


Be part of bringing New Zealand's recreation, historic and natural heritage to life for every visitor.


Are you enthusiastic about education and enjoy engaging with others? We are looking for a creative, self-motivated person with excellent people skills. The focus of the position will be on creating experiences to tell our stories in Te Wahipounamu to visitors at key sites in Central Otago. This is a fixed term position for 27 weeks working 40 hours per seven-day period.


The purpose of the position is to:

  • promote the value of Te Wāhipounamu and conservation by creating awareness through education
  • tell our stories at key visitor sites
  • design and deliver a summer visitor program. 


The ideal applicant will have:

  • a proven ability to think creatively and show initiative.
  • excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including proven ability to bring stories to life.
  • experience with engaging with iwi and tangata whenua to achieve a collective goal.
  • a positive attitude and experience working with others
  • a sound knowledge of conservation
  • a valid, full driver's license.


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 project description.


For more information, please contact Sonya Sawyers, sjsawyers@doc.govt.nz, VPN 5731 or telephone (03) 4438776, 027 408 3371 quoting vacancy 400/8110/1T


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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