Supervisor, Community, Operations, Waikato | Hamilton

Posted on 28-Sep-2018
Application close date: 29-Oct-2018
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Are you keen to do your bit to grow conservation? Are you good at leading a small highly effective team, planning, and multi-tasking? Do you know how to get others engaged and active in supporting conservation?


As a Supervisor – Community, you will be a leader in a hard-working, passionate and focused Operations team working on important conservation initiatives across the Waikato district.


You will be responsible for:

  • Leading and developing 4-7 highly effective Community Rangers
  • Delivering on statutory obligations such as processing applications for DOC concessions, assessment of effects and reporting on Resource Management Act (RMA) applications and statutory land administration
  • Leading DOC's working level involvement in multi-stakeholder projects within the District.
  • iwi relationships; council relationships; statutory advocacy, RMA communication and events
  • Effective community work programme development, weekly work planning, budgeting, and ensuring quality work      delivery.
  • Being a constructive and engaged member of the District's Core Leadership Team.
  • Enacting the District Community Business Plan.
  • Leading a District team-wide approach to working with others for conservation growth and in doing so, ensuring effective relationships are fostered and deliver real conservation results.
  • Develop and support partnership opportunities with local iwi, businesses and the community that deliver value to conservation
  • Support in developing volunteer conservation projects


The ideal applicant will have:

  • Demonstrated experience or a natural passion is leading people
  • Knowledge of people development and coaching
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Good understanding of tikanga maori
  • Strong networking abilities, with positive working relationships across a broad range of groups;
  • Understand and be able to support the priorities of the Department


Please apply online.  Applications must include a cover letter, CV and examples of the required capabilities as per the role description.


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


For any queries, please contact Ray Scrimgeour, or 0272929032 quoting vacancy number400/2350


Applications close at 5pm on Monday, 29 October 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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