Statutory Process Internship, Operations Group, Hamilton | Hamilton

Posted on 10-Sep-2018
Application close date: 24-Sep-2018
Position type:
Fixed Term
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The Statutory Process team is a busy, high performing team of service and advice experts, which initiates and monitors the processing of a range of authorities for activities occurring on public conservation land throughout New Zealand.


The intern will assist with:

• Receiving and summarising new applications
• Identify and task resources
• Monitor and report
• Identify improvements to current process
• Update guidance documentation


You will learn about working in a large public service organisation, and gain an understanding of the role the Department plays in statutory processes in New Zealand.


To succeed in this role, you will:

• Adopt different strategies to solve problems and be eager to learn
• Get on well with a wide range of people, and keen to get stuck in and contribute to the success of the team
• Be able to follow prescribed process
• Work to timeframe
• Demonstrate keen attention to detail and technological literacy
• Be broadly familiar with NZ geography
• Be organised and professional


Preferred degree subjects or university qualifications 
GIS, IT, Geography, Law, Planning, Recreation, Tourism, Environmental Management, Business Administration


To be eligible for an internship you must be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident AND a full-time student in 2018 at one of the following universities:

• University of Auckland
• Auckland University of Technology
• University of Waikato
• Massey University
• Victoria University of Wellington
• University of Canterbury
• Lincoln University
• University of Otago.


Preference will be given to students who have completed at least two years of study.


You will ideally need to be available for 14 weeks between November 2018 and February 2019.


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


For more information, please contact Liane Gilbert,, 027 536 6857 quoting vacancy 400/940T1.


Applications close at 5pm on Monday, 24 September 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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