Ranger Community at Department of Conservation, Palmerston North
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Community-focused role with a collaborative approach to delivering conservation
- Take advantage of a range of development and training opportunities across the organization
- 4 weeks + 3 days annual leave per year, flexible working options
- Permanent full time, Palmerston North location
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
He angitūtanga | About the role
Te Papa Atawhai is offering an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and hands on individual to join the team as a Ranger within our community team in Palmerston North. A key responsibility of this role is looking after our relationships with communities at place. We are looking for a dedicated and collaborative individual to join our team who feels inspired, day in day out and connected to our united purpose: Papatūānuku Thrives.
As a Ranger, Community for the Manawatu District, you'll join our Operations team based in Palmerston North to work alongside our Treaty partners and communities to achieve great outcomes for conservation. This is a full time, permanent role.
In the role, you will:
- Build and maintain strong relationships
- Support whānau, hapū and iwi in their role as kaitiaki of te taiao
- Promote the value of local, regional, and national conservation initiatives
- Identify and execute opportunities to achieve conservation outcomes working with others
- Contribute to the high-quality delivery of our operational work plan
Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience
We need an individual who is a proven team player, well-organised and great at relationships, communication and problem solving. You will be versatile and resilient, able to tackle a variety of work.
We are keen to hear from you if you have:
- Experience creating effective and enduring relationships
- Passion for working with whānau, hapū and iwi and a good understanding of te ao Māori me ngā tikanga
- Experience planning and executing medium complexity projects
- Excellent communication skills, including experience telling stories for traditional and social media
Ko ngā hua | What we offer
We take pride in enabling our people to bring their unique perspectives to mahi, in pursuit of our collective aspirations. Our commitment to well-being and professional development includes:
- Flexible working options where applicable
- DOC perks: Free accommodation in our backcountry huts and campsites, visitor centres product discounts, outdoor apparel and gear discounts (including Bivouac Outdoor, Macpac, Mountain Avenue…)
- Opportunity to develop and grow your skills within the group and wider organisation
- Te Pukenga Atawhai – Cultural Capability Development Programme
- Active employee networks including Te Kāwai Aho Tapu - Māori Kaimahi Network, Rainbow Network
Check these out in more detail via Why work at DOC?
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.
Mō te tīma | About the team
The Palmerston North sits within the Operations Group which is responsible for delivering conservation work on the ground through our biodiversity, recreation/historic, community engagement and visitor centre teams.
Tono ināianei | Apply now
Submit a tailored CV and cover letter highlighting your relevant skills, experience, and alignment to our Kaupapa
Rā katinga | Applications close: 27 September 2022 at 5pm
Me he pātai anō | For any enquiry, please contact Kelly Hancock, firstname.lastname@example.org
Taupānga| Job Reference: DOC/1644960
Likely salary range at appointment: $53,776.00 - $61,706.00, dependant on candidate skills and experience.
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
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.
COVID-19 Vaccination requirement – From 4 May 2022 our Vaccination Policy, requiring all employees to be vaccinated, has been suspended but may be reinstated in the future if the COVID-19 situation changes. Positions that are identified as high risk will still have a requirement for appointees to be vaccinated. 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.
Visit www.doc.govt.nz to find out more about a career with us.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Department of Conservation|
|Attachment:||Role Description - Ranger, Community.pdf (PDF, 236KB)
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