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Ranger, Biodiversity/Recreation/Historic, Operations, Chatham Islands | Chatham Islands

Posted on 07-Jan-2019
Application close date: 28-Jan-2019
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 Ranger, Biodiversity/Recreation/Historic in our Operations team.  


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

  • biosecurity and logistics
  • ecological restoration – weed control and native species planting
  • historic and recreation
  • pest and stock control


Your day to day work will take you across the district, contributing to the 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:

  • carrying out logistics and biosecurity programmes
  • practical experience field tasks outlined above, bird handling experience would be an advantage
  • 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


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 Marie McDonald,  VPN 8848 or telephone (03) 305 0098, quoting vacancy 400/4654


Applications close at 5pm on Monday, 28 January 2019.


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

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