Volcanologist, Operations, Tongariro

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    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    5 hours ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
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  • Category: Technical
  • Location: Tongariro National Park
  • Date Advertised: 23-NOV-18
  • Job Reference: DOC/400/3930E
  • Job Title: Volcanologist, Operations, Tongariro
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  • Summary:

Are you keen to work in a very unique and fascinating New Zealand environment?

Do you know your tephra from your lahar deposit, a hydrothermal eruption from a phreatic eruption?

We have an opportunity for a Technical Advisor working in our unique Volcanic environment


As the Technical Advisor, Volcanology you will be part of a highly motivated small team, monitoring volcanic hazards and risk, liaising with GNS Science and advising, maintaining an overview of the Department’s Volcanic Alarm Network and supporting the Department about visitor safety in regard to Volcanic risk management.  This will be very important during eruption episodes and periods of volcanic unrest.


The ideal applicant will:

  • Have a tertiary qualification
  • Be passionate and knowledgeable about Volcanoes
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Provide media and communications support
  • Be a strong networker, with positive working relationships across a broad range of public and private sector businesses and groups


Please apply online.  Applications must include a cover letter, CV and evidence of the required capabilities as per the role description. 


For any queries, please contact Bhrent Guy, bguy@doc.govt.nz , or telephone 021 908 565, quoting vacancy 400/3930.  


Applications close at 5pm on Monday, 10 December 2018.


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