Ranger (Fairy Tern), (Fixed Term)
About this role
Do you want to spend your summer working on a beautiful Auckland beach? We are looking for highly motivated people to protect and monitor the critically endangered tara iti/New Zealand fairy tern that will be breeding at Papakanui, South Head Auckland this summer.
Toitū te marae a Tāne, toitū te marae a Tangaroa, toitū te tangata
If the land is well and the sea is well, the people will thrive
He angitūtanga | About the role
The work will involve conservation advocacy, collaboration with volunteers, staff, and the public. There will be a strong focus on monitoring and protection of nests and chicks on site, as well as compliance and predator control.
There is one full time position available, based in Papakanui. This role is fixed term, starting in October/November 2022 and ending in February 2023. These positions are primarily field-based, and you will be required to work weekends, with two consecutive days off during the week. Accommodation will be provided when working on a rostered schedule.
Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience
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 have:
- Field observation & monitoring experience
- Trapping and bird monitoring experience
- Excellent people and communication skills
- Good written skills and be competent in the use of basic Microsoft office
- Current full New Zealand driver's licence
- Available to work weekends and rostered public holidays
- The ability to work independently in an isolated but stunning park of New Zealand
- Good level of fitness
- A knowledge and appreciation for Māori cultural perspectives and Iwi values is beneficial. Experience in predator control and relevant LUV qualifications an advantage.
Tono ināianei | Apply now
Submit a tailored CV highlighting your relevant skills, experience, and alignment to our Kaupapa & complete our applicant questionnaire to be considered for this role.
The salary range for this position is $47,320 to $59,978. With the starting salary of the successful applicant being based on their relevant skills and experience.
Rā katinga | Applications close at 5 pm on Wednesday, 28 September 2022
Me he pātai anō | For further enquiries, contact Laura Vigenser at firstname.lastname@example.org
Taupānga | Job Reference: DOC1642069
COVID-19 Vaccination: Some positions that are identified as high risk may still have a requirement for appointees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to commencing for these positions will be required and applicants will be notified during the recruitment process if this condition will apply.
Eligibility to work in New Zealand is mandatory – this includes holding a valid work visa that covers the whole period of employment.
Visit www.doc.govt.nz to find out more about a career with us.
|Application close date:||28-Sep-2022|
|Attachments:|| Role Description - Ranger.pdf (PDF, 213KB)
Applicant Information Sheet .pdf (PDF, 911KB)