Ranger, Central Otago | Wanaka

Posted on 11-Sep-2017
Application close date: 25-Sep-2017
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Are you someone who loves the outdoors, has lots of practical skills and enjoys working with people? If yes then this could be the job for you.

As a Ranger you will be joining our talented operations team carrying out critical conservation work programmes across the Central Otago District. This role involves working with others on a wide range conservation including:

• building and facility maintenance,
• fence and track maintenance,
• plant and animal pest control and monitoring using both ground and aerial methods.
• threatened plant and animal recovery work.

We are looking for a team player who is not afraid of hard work and who has skills and/or experience in:

• plant and animal pest control
• field delivery of conservation work and working in the back country
• working with chainsaws, 4WD vehicles and other field equipment
• a current First Aid certificate
• good communication skills and an ability to get on with people
• a valid driver licence
• carpentry and facilities maintenance

Based in Wanaka, the role requires staying overnight in the backcountry for extended periods on a regular basis.  

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 Dave Grieve, dgrieve@doc.govt.nz or telephone 0274083375, quoting vacancy 400/8145

Applications close at 5pm on Monday, 25 September 2017.

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