Regional Lead Battle for our Birds, Operations Planning Unit, Operations, Southern South Island | Invercargill

Posted on 08-Oct-2018
Application close date: 22-Oct-2018
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Are you looking for a leading role in protecting native wildlife across the Southern South Island?


DOC's predator control programme is expanding. We are looking for someone to join the Battle for our Birds team, based within the Operations Planning Team. This role is responsible for coordinating multiple predator control operations across the Southern South Island region.


You will have experience and knowledge in managing and delivering large scale pest control operations. You will also have excellent team member skills. This means coaching and supporting others and taking responsibility to help the team run effectively.


The location of the position is flexible across the regional offices of Queenstown, Te Anau, Wanaka or Alexandra, however the preference is for it to be based in Invercargill.

The successful applicant will have

  • A high level of knowledge and practice of pest control operations.
  • The ability to coordinate and support multiple, complex operations simultaneously.
  • The ability to build and maintain strong collaborate relationships.
  • The ability to analyse and improve DOC national systems.


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 description.


For any queries, please contact the DOC Recruitment team at quoting vacancy 400/9453


 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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