Kaitiaki | Ranger (Fixed Term) at Department of Conservation, Motukarara
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Are you someone who is driven to conserve New Zealand's special flora and fauna?
- Then join our talented team at the Motukarara Native Plant Nursery!
- This is a full-time, temporary role until 23 December 2022 with ASAP start.
Toitū te marae a Tāne, toitū te marae a Tangaroa, toitū te tangata
If the land is well and the sea is well, the people will thrive
At Te Papa Atawhai, Department of Conservation we express our spirit of service and serve Aotearoa through our purpose, Papatūānuku Thrives. Our organisational strategy, Te Kaupapa a Te Papa Atawhai, puts nature and people at the heart of everything we do. It is anchored by te reo Māori and te ao Māori, recognising that Te Tiriti o Waitangi and our whānau, hapū and iwi are central to all our mahi.
He angitūtanga | About the role
The Motukarara Native Plant Nursery plays an important role in helping to restore Canterbury's native plant biodiversity.
In this role, you will be joining our talented team to assist with different aspects of plant propagation and maintenance, plus Nursery upkeep and general duties.
Your day-to-day work will include pricking out or potting up seedlings, maintaining plant, equipment, and nursery stock, keeping working and public areas clean and hazard-free, and general weeding and upkeep of nursery grounds.
Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience
If you have some the following attributes, we are keen to hear from you:
- experience in nursery work will be an advantage
- understanding of conservation and how it contributes to New Zealand's future sustainability
- good knowledge of NZ native plants will be an advantage
- customer service skills
- experience in the service industry will be an advantage
- ability to plan and organise work and to meet timeframes
- understanding of the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi
- current Driver Licence
- good level of physical fitness
Mō mātou | About us
Te Papa Atawhai is committed to fostering a diverse workforce that represents the communities we serve, and to creating an inclusive workplace culture. Our Te Kaupapa behaviours of whakatīnanatia (we deliver), atawhaitia a Papatūānuku (we love nature), whakawhānaungatanga (we build relationships) and whakaauaha (we innovate) guide what we need to do for Papatūānuku to Thrive.
Tono ināianei | Apply now
Submit you application online via the DOC Careers Centre with a tailored CV and cover letter highlighting your relevant skills, experience, and alignment to our Kaupapa.
The salary range for this position is $49,192 to $59,978 with the starting salary of the successful applicant being based on their relevant skills and experience.
Applications close at 5 pm on Sunday, 2 October 2022
For further enquiries, contact German Basov at email@example.com
Job reference: 1665864
COVID-19 Vaccination: Some positions that are identified as high risk may still have a requirement for appointees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to commencing for these positions will be required and applicants will be notified during the recruitment process if this condition will apply.
Eligibility to work in New Zealand is mandatory – this includes holding a valid work visa that covers the whole period of employment.
Visit www.doc.govt.nz to find out more about a career with us.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Department of Conservation|
|Category:||Science and Environment|
|Attachment:||Role Description - Ranger.pdf (PDF, 226KB)
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