Ranger, Biodiversity, Chatham Islands | Chatham Islands

Posted on 17-Mar-2017
Application close date: 03-Apr-2017
Chatham Islands
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Would you like to be part of conservation and the protection and management of New Zealand’s natural heritage on the Chatham Islands?


We have a vacancy for a C Band Ranger in our Operations team.  

As a C Band Ranger, you will carry out, and in some cases lead the team in tasks assigned through the local work plan such as:

  • monitoring and managing threatened species
  • ecological restoration – weed control and native species planting
  • historic and recreation
  • pest and stock control
  • biosecurity


Your day to day work will take you across the district, contributing to work programmes on and off public conservation land.


We are looking for a responsible and reliable team member, who is not afraid of hard work, and who has the following skills:

  • practical experience in field tasks outlined above
  • vehicle and small plant maintenance
  • experience working in a both in a team and alone
  • high standards in Health & Safety
  • experience and qualifications in working with LUV motorbikes, 4WD vehicles and other field based equipment
  • a current First Aid certificate
  • a valid Full driver's licence
  • a current Approved Handlers Certificate would be an advantage


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 Chris Giblin, cgiblin@doc.govt.nz  VPN 8848 or telephone (03) 305 0098, quoting vacancy 400/4654


Applications close at 5pm on Monday, 3 April 2017

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