Senior Ranger Recreation/Historic, (Temporary), Invercargill | Invercargill

Posted on 05-Oct-2017
Application close date: 23-Oct-2017

Are you someone who is passionate about recreation and the protection of New Zealand historic assets?

We have a fixed term vacancy or secondment opportunity for a highly experienced Senior Ranger in our Recreation and Historic team in Invercargill.  

As a Senior Ranger, you have technical leadership responsibilities including the ability to plan and authorise work programmes relating to: • construction and maintenance of sites and assets

• management and improvement of facilities and amenities

• provision of visitor information

• visitor hazard management systems

• visitor risk management

• historic site management

Your day to day work will see you leading the creation of forward work programmes for recreation and historic based work on and off public conservation land.  This work will include budgeting and financial performance tracking and reporting.

Your skills and experience in recreation and historic work will be vitally important in supporting others on the ground and for teaching, coaching and/or overseeing Rangers, community groups and volunteers doing conservation work.

The successful applicant will have

• extensive experience in field based asset management or facilities management

• specialist experience/qualifications in a related discipline

• sound knowledge and practical experience of recreation/historic work

• experience as technical lead of a work team

• experience in budgeting and financial performance tracking and reporting

• considerable project management experience

• skilled at coaching, training and supporting staff and the acquisition of technical knowledge

Please apply online. Applications must include a cover letter, CV and evidence of the required capabilities as per the role description.

For more information please contact Tony Preston, tpreston@doc.govt.nz, VPN 5812 or telephone 027 342 7665, quoting vacancy  400/8400T. 

Applications close at 5pm on Monday, 23 October 2017.

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