Ranger, Operations, Alexandra | Alexandra

Posted on 11-Feb-2019
Application close date: 25-Feb-2019
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Are you someone who loves the outdoors, has lots of practical skills and enjoys working with people? If yes then this could be the job for you.


As a Ranger you will be joining our talented operations team working on a wide range of projects across Central Otago including:

  • building and facility maintenance
  • back country road and track maintenance
  • management of historic sites
  • rural fire control
  • fencing


We are looking for a team player who is not afraid of hard work and who has skills and/or experience in:

  • operation of small plant and machinery
  • carpentry and facilities maintenance
  • field delivery of conservation work and working in the back country
  • operating 4WD vehicles
  • a current First Aid certificate
  • good communication skills and an ability to get on with people
  • a valid driver's licence


Based in Alexandra, the role requires staying overnight in the backcountry from time to time.


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


For more information please contact Nikki Holmes, nholmes@doc.govt.nztelephone (03) 4402040 quoting vacancy 400/8185


Applications close at 5pm on Monday, 25 February 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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