Ranger, (Weed Control), (Temporary), Operations Group, North Head/ Warkworth

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    Govt NZ Jobs
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    negotiable / month
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    3 weeks ago
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    Govt Jobs
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  • Category: Ranger
  • Location: Warkworth
  • Date Advertised: 02-MAR-20
  • Job Reference: DOC/400/9730TIW
  • Job Title: Ranger, (Weed Control), (Temporary), Operations Group, North Head/ Warkworth
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We are seeking dedicated people to join our team for a fixed term period until 31 May 2020 to assist in the Tamaki Makaurau/Auckland Mainland district weed control work programme.


The Tamaki Makaurau/Auckland Mainland is a complex district covering the area from Te Arai to Manukapua in the north, and Mangatawhiri to Waiuku in the south.  The district also manages 5 marine reserves in the Hauraki Gulf and plays a critical role in managing New Zealand’s rarest native breeding bird.


As a Ranger, (Weed Control) for the Tamaki Makaurau Mainland District, your work will be focussed across the district covering a diverse range of ecosystems from coastal, and diverse remnants of kauri/podocarp forests, species work and other significant natural areas across the District. 


We are looking for people who can work independently and be innovative in working through problems and issues, while contributing positively to the wider Biodiversity Threats team as a valuable member.


You will need to be enthusiastic about conservation, physically fit and capable, enjoy working in a physically demanding mountainous environment, and have a strong commitment to health and safety.

The successful applicants to these positions will be based in Warkworth or North Head.


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 via the DOC Careers Centre.  Applications must include a cover letter, CV and evidence of the required capabilities as per the role description.

For any queries, please contact Molly Hicks on mhicks@doc.govt.nz (please note this is for queries only, all applications must be received via DOC Careers). Applications close at 5pm on Monday, 16 March 2020.

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