24 Sep

Ranger Community Operations Group Westport Jobs Vacancy in Department Conservation Westport

Position
Ranger Community Operations Group Westport
Company
Department Conservation
Location
Westport WTC
Opening
24 Sep, 2018 30+ days ago

Department Conservation Westport urgently required following position for Ranger Community Operations Group Westport. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

Follow the online directions, complete all the necessary fields, and provide all relevant information so your application is submitted correctly. When you click the 'Apply this Job' button (open in new window) you will be taken to the online application form. Here you will be asked to provide personal and contact details, respond to employment-related questions, and show how you meet the key selection criteria.

Ranger Community Operations Group Westport Jobs Vacancy in Department Conservation Westport Jobs Details:

Do you want an interesting and challenging role in conservation? An opportunity has come up to join the community team based in the Westport Office. The role will see you working with a variety of individuals across organisations and in the community to support conservation in the Buller.

You will need excellent communication, interpersonal and analytical skills and strive to deliver first-rate relationship management to our staff and stakeholders while responsible for:

  • Managing and growing the volunteer programme as well as working with the community and schools to deliver conservation projects• Evaluating and providing input in relation to statutory land administration, RMA, permits and concessions by providing written reports, update the database and undertake follow up when required• Assisting the monitoring and compliance programme through frequent visits to holders of permissions such as mining, grazing and tourism concessions• Organising events and providing media and communications support• Promoting conservation by lifting awareness and educating others on the value of conservation
The ideal applicant will have:
  • Passion and knowledge about conservation • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills• Existing connections to the local community, strong networking skills, and the ability to maintain positive working relationships across a broad range of public and private sector businesses and groups• A proven ability to work under pressure, balance competing demands, meet deadlines and practically solve problems • A tertiary qualification, or equivalent experience, in either project management, conservation management or working with community, iwi or business groups• Understanding of the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi• Excellent computer skills and experience working with Microsoft Office, Outlook, Windows, Word, Excel and PowerPoint• NZ full drivers licence to drive a manual vehicle• Good understanding of health and safety in the workplace • A common-sense approach with the ability to work both as part of a team as well as unsupervised
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 Suvi van Smit svansmit@doc.govt.nz, or telephone (03) 788 8039, quoting vacancy 400/6181.

Applications close at 5pm, Monday, 8 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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