Operations Planner Heritage and Visitors at Department of Conservation, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Are you passionate about supporting teams to achieve positive conservation outcomes?
- Are you keen to help us improve how we plan, monitor, and report on our delivery?
- This is your opportunity to be based in Palmerston north or Wellington and contribute to the meaningful mahi of the Lower North Island region!
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 (DOC) 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.
The Department of Conservation has a responsibility to oversee and manage with others more than 72,000 recreational, historic and infrastructure assets with a replacement value of over a billion dollars – everything from huts and other buildings, signage and interpretation, tracks and walkways, bridges and structures, to campgrounds. This is an opportunity to help DOC continue to provide these valued assets and the variety of recreational opportunities available to New Zealanders and our international visitors on public conservation land.
He angitūtanga | About the role
Operations Planners play a critical role in ensuring we have effective and efficient recreation and historic asset management. You will also have knowledge of capital and operational budget management in the Government sector and be skilled in financial planning, budget management and quality assurance. You will work with Operations staff throughout the region to ensure we are taking a regional approach to the delivery of our heritage and visitor work.
You will liaise with key stakeholder to ensure that national consistency is applied to our work. As a trusted advisor to the senior leadership team you will have a can do attitude, be outcomes and solutions focused and pride yourself on making a difference to the visitor experience. There is opportunity to get away from a computer, and into the field to be involved in adding value to work you are delivering.
Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience
We are looking for a planner with an eye for detail, skilled in the use of prioritisation tools, with a good understanding of visitor asset field operations. Ideally you will have a sound knowledge of asset management and public sector budget processes. You will be comfortable engaging and working in partnership with iwi and tangata whenua with an ability to apply the Te Tiriti principles to the operational and strategic planning for the region.
If you enjoy operational and strategic planning with the ability to operationalise policy and appreciate of business risk, are skilled at managing computer-based management information systems and have experience in analysing data, then this may well be the role for you. Key to success in the role will be your active interest in outdoor recreation.
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.
Ko ngā hua | What we offer
We take pride in enabling our kaimahi 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
Tono ināianei | Apply now
Submit a tailored CV and cover letter highlighting your relevant skills, experience, and alignment to our Kaupapa. The salary range for this position is $72,610 to $92,780 with the starting salary of the successful applicant being based on their relevant skills and experience.
Rā katinga | Applications close at 5pm, Tuesday 28th March 2023
Me he pātai anō | For further enquiries, contact Lilly Witcomb, Senior Recruitment Advisor at email@example.com.
Taupānga| Job Reference: DOC/1705188
Eligibility to work in New Zealand is mandatory – this includes holding a valid work visa that covers the whole period of employment.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
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|Attachment:||Role Description - Planner Heritage and Visitors.pdf (PDF, 150KB)
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