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    Govt NZ Jobs
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    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    4 months ago
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  • Category: Ranger
  • Location: Waikato
  • Date Advertised: 01-FEB-21
  • Job Reference: DOC/400/2312
  • Job Title: Ranger
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  • Summary:
  • Are you someone who is passionate about conservation and enjoys working in the great outdoors? 
  • Do you want to make a difference in protecting New Zealand’s natural environment?


He angitūtanga: About the Role

As a Ranger in our biodiversity team, you will form part of the wider biodiversity team delivering on our biodiversity work programmes across the Waikato district.

These include:

  • Weed Control
  • Pest control (including pest fish)
  • Species monitoring and management


He kōrero mōu: What we are looking for

We are looking for someone with a range of technical skills with a proactive attitude to bring to the team. You will be comfortable using safety and navigation equipment or can easily pick these up.  Ideally you have practical field delivery experience.


  • The ability to work in true partnership with others across DOC and external stakeholders including local whānau, hapū and iwi
  • A full NZ Drivers Licence
  • Knowledge of one or more biodiversity areas such as; marine, freshwater, animal pest control, management of threatened species and/or statutory delegations


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

  • The chance to be part of a fantastic and supportive team, working collaboratively to fulfil our role as a regulator, advocate, storyteller and Treaty Partner.
  • Being the multiple award winner of the most attractive employer in the public sector (and second overall) with an average turnover beyond 10 years, we know people generally really enjoy working with us!
  • Respect, recognition and opportunities for personal growth.
  • Excellent employee wellbeing initiatives including the employee assistance programme and discounted insurance.
  • Free accommodation in our 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.

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

For any further information please contact Alaine Holdom on 027 540 5937or aholdom@doc.govt.nz

Applications close at 5pm on Monday, 15 February 2021

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