Ranger, Community, Statutory, Operations, Queenstown | Queenstown

Posted on 06-Aug-2018
Application close date: 22-Aug-2018
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Do you want an interesting and challenging role in conservation? We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated person with an analytical mind, and excellent people skills, to grow conservation in the Wakatipu District. As a Ranger, Community you will be based in Queenstown and work closely with the wider District Team as well as local communities and businesses.


You will be responsible for:

  • Providing high quality analysis and reporting advice in relation to statutory land administration, resource management, permits and concessions, as well as monitoring of concessionaire operations.
  • Supporting joint venture projects with businesses, community groups, and iwi
  • Supporting the District's volunteer and education programmes
  • Promoting the value of conservation by lifting awareness and educating others


 The ideal applicant will have:

  • A tertiary qualification, or equivalent experience, which demonstrates a proven ability to think critically, remove complexity without losing context/content, and interpret and apply legislation, policy or management documents to a given situation
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills: including a proven ability to write clear and concise plain English reports; providing context, critical analysis and logical conclusions and recommendations for decision-makers
  • Demonstrated competence in working with a range of private and public entities and community groups
  • Proven organisational skills, able to balance competing demands, meet deadlines and have problem solving skills
  • A track record for working well both independently and as part of a team
  • Have a passion for protecting the environment


Eligibility to work in New Zealand is mandatory, including a valid work visa covering the whole period of employment if applying internationally.


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 Susie Geh, sgeh@doc.govt.nz,  or telephone (03)442 8508, quoting vacancy 400/8270. 


Applications close at 5pm on Wednesday, 22 August 2018.


DOC is committed to a diverse workforce that represents the communities we serve, and to creating an inclusive workplace culture.

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