Ranger, Community

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    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Category: Community
  • Location: Westport
  • Date Advertised: 16-NOV-20
  • Job Reference: DOC/400/6181
  • Job Title: Ranger, Community
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Do you want an interesting and challenging role in conservation?

We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated person with excellent people skills to grow conservation in the Buller District.  As a Ranger Community you will be based in Westport and work closely with the wider District team as well as local communities.


He angitūtanga: About the Role

You will be responsible for:

  • Supporting joint venture projects with businesses, community groups, and iwi
  • Provide high quality reporting input in relation to statutory land administration, resource management, permits and concessions as well as monitoring of concessionaire operations
  • Assist with the District’s volunteer programme and in delivering education programmes
  • Promoting the value of conservation by lifting awareness and educating others


Ngā He kōrero mōu: What we are looking for

  • A tertiary qualification, or equivalent experience, in resource management OR working with community, iwi or business groups
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong networker, with positive working relationships across a broad range of public and private sector businesses and groups
  • Be highly organised, able to balance competing demands, meet deadlines and have problem solving skills
  • Work well both independently and as part of a team and be self-motivated
  • Experience as an educator/facilitator


Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What’s in it for you?

DOC recently received the Randstad Award for the most attractive employer in the public sector for the third year runningDOC also offers:

  • Competitive remuneration
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment
  • Respect, recognition and opportunities for personal growth
  • Excellent employee wellbeing initiatives including the employee assistance program and discounted insurance
  • Free accommodation in our backcountry huts and campsites as well as general travel and accommodation discounts
  • Job satisfaction from contributing to crucial and meaningful work


Eligibility to work in New Zealand is mandatory – this includes holding a valid work visa that covers the whole period of employment.

Please apply online via the DOC Careers Centre with a CV and cover letter demonstrating how you meet the requirements above. 

For any enquiry, please contact Pete Graham, pegraham@doc.govt.nz, or telephone 03 788 8016 quoting vacancy 400/6181.

Applications close at 5pm on Monday, 30 November 2020.

DOC is committed to a diverse workforce that represents the communities we serve, and to creating an inclusive workplace culture. We offer a range of flexible working options depending on the needs of the role and its work context.