Ranger, (2), Operations Group, Te Kuiti/Pureroa

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    4 weeks ago
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  • Category: Ranger
  • Location: Te Kuiti
  • Date Advertised: 17-FEB-20
  • Job Reference: DOC/400/2452I
  • Job Title: Ranger, (2), Operations Group, Te Kuiti/Pureroa
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This advert is for two position’s one is based in Te Kuiti and the other one in Pureora.


Are you an active and passionate outdoors person? Do you have lots of practical skills and enjoy working with people? We have an exciting role we think you’ll like.

Based in the heart of Maniapoto these roles have a key focus of looking after the visitor facilities and historic assets.


The Role

This is a crucial operational role and forms part of a small, close-knit Recreation and Historic team who maintain 5 huts and hundreds of kilometres of tracks and routes through the Pureora and Waitomo Forests.

From day to day the job can involve chainsaw clearing or scrub bar cutting tracks, route marking, maintaining or servicing huts, cleaning campsite toilets and much more.  


A bit about you

You will have a positive, outgoing personality and enjoy working within a close-knit team.  You will have practical field skills and be fit and strong enough to undertake a physical jobYou will be confident interacting with people from all walks of life, and the natural ability to switch between tasks effortlessly.


Key Skills

  • A love of the outdoors and a strong practical approach to problems
  • Experience in the use of power equipment, specifically chainsaws and scrub bars
  • Be self- motivated and operate well in a team environment
  • Strong health and safety focus
  • A current full driving license


There is local DOC accommodation available in both Te Kuiti and Pureora.


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 at the DOC Careers Centre.  Applications must include a cover letter and CV

For more information please contact Graham Kimber on gkimber@doc.govt.nz, or 027 615 4380or Jessica Dalbeth on jedalbeth@doc.govt.nz or 027619 9283, quoting reference 400/2452, 400/2451.

Applications close at 5pm on Monday, 2 March 2020

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