Ranger, Heritage and Visitors
- Are you a hands-on practical person?
- Do you enjoy been out and about in Te Taiao with the ability to do physical mahi?
- Does taking care of recreational opportunities for the wider public to enjoy appeal to you?
- Permanent vacancy, Whakatane based.
Toitū te marae a Tāne-Mahuta, toitū te marae a Tangaroa, toitū te tangata
If the land is well and the sea is well, the people will thrive
Department of Conservation Te Papa Atawhai serves to protect and sustain nature across Aotearoa. We put nature and people at the heart of our mahi, guided by te reo Māori, te ao Māori and Te Tiriti o Waitangi. We do this by:
- protecting land, species, ecosystems, and cultural heritage for conservation purposes
- managing threats and adverse impacts
- being a voice for conservation
- connecting people to nature.
He angitūtanga | About the role
An exciting opportunity has become available in our Heritage and Visitors team. We are looking for a dedicated and collaborative individual to join our team who feels inspired, day in day out and connected to our united purpose: Papatūānuku Thrives.
You will join the Heritage and Visitors team who takes great pride in managing and maintaining an extensive recreational asset base across the rohe. The focus is visitor safety providing quality experiences for all amongst Te Taiao.
Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience
If you have the following attributes, we are keen to hear from you:
- proven experience in recreational asset maintenance/management (trade or relevant qualification desirable)
- hands on practical field experience
- ability to work in back country environments
- full driver licence
- ability to build and maintain good working relationships
- ability to monitor the delivery of the assigned work plan and reporting progress of relevant issues
- committed and motivated to work without constant supervision.
Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou | What's in it for you?
Te Papa Atawhai is committed to fostering a diverse workforce that represents the communities we serve, creating an inclusive workplace culture, supporting the relationship between Māori and the Crown, and lifting our cultural capability. We encourage our people to bring their authentic self and unique perspectives to work, in pursuit of our collective aspirations. Our commitment to well-being and professional development includes:
- flexible working opportunities suited to your role
- career development, secondment and training opportunities to help you realise your goals
- great discounts on DOC accommodation and outdoor apparel and gear so you're ready for your next adventure.
Tono ināianei | Apply now
Apply online via the DOC Careers Centre with a CV and cover letter that highlights your relevant skills experience and motivation for joining Te Papa Atawhai.
The salary range for this position is $54,314 to $69,401 with the starting salary of the successful applicant being based on their relevant skills and experience.
Eligibility to work in New Zealand is mandatory – this includes holding a valid work visa that covers the whole period of employment.
Applications close at 5 pm on Wednesday, 7 February 2023.
For further enquiries, contact Will Newbold on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Job Reference: 400/04341
|Application close date:||08-Feb-2023|
|Attachments:|| Role Description - Ranger Heritage and Visitors.pdf (PDF, 707KB)