Forestry Service Adviser at Ministry for Primary Industries, Whangarei
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Role Type: Two permanent full-time roles available
Location: Whangarei or Gisborne
Salary Band: $68,781 to $93,056 depending on skills and experience
Join us to deliver a new forestry advisory service across the motu, providing valuable insights and advice to landowners and our forestry sector.
We have two Forestry Service Adviser roles available which can be based in Whangarei or Gisborne.
Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the Role
As a Forestry Service Adviser, you will be responsible for providing advice to landowners and the forestry sector to maximise the benefit of our forests, encourage afforestation and support sustainable land use management.
You'll work alongside senior advisers in partnership with landowners and organisations like regional councils to support capability building in others, provide advice on the benefits of trees, increase regulatory awareness with various stakeholders, and provide quality information on TUR-NZFS's work programmes.
Your key responsibilities for this role will include:
- Providing information, insights and advice on forests and forestry activity across all stages of the forest lifecycle
- Connecting participants within regions or ecosystems to foster collaboration and innovation within forestry.
- Supporting Te Uru Rākau - New Zealand Forest Service in local engagement and outreach activities
- Developing and utilising collaborative working relationships within MPI's integrated advisory service network to increase the breadth and reach of our support
Mōu - About You
As the preferred candidate, you will have 2-5 years' experience providing advice within the forestry ecosystem, be confident giving unbiased and neutral forest advice, and have a strong understanding of Government policy and regulatory processes.
You will also have experience across the forestry lifecycle, understand what forestry best practice looks like and have the ability to establish and maintain collaborative relationships with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.
Importantly, you will have excellent communication skills including the ability to prepare high quality advice (written and verbal) and credibly represent interests.
Mō tō mātou rōpū - About the Team
These roles are part of the Forestry Engagement and Advice directorate within Te Uru Rākau – New Zealand Forest Service. Te Uru Rākau – New Zealand Forest Service is a branded business unit within the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) and is leading the Government's renewed focus on forestry, one of our country's most successful primary industries. You'll be joining a dynamic and diverse team who partner with tangata whenua, landowners and the forestry and wood processing sectors to ensure our people and forests are fit for now, fit for the future.
Ngā hua o te Mahi i te Manatū Ahu Matua: - Benefits of working at MPI
- Up to three additional (MPI holidays) leave days
- Paid eye test and contribution to the costs of corrective lenses/frames
- Career development and internal opportunities across the branch and organisation
Wā Mahi Ngāwari - Flexible Working
We support flexible working arrangements and are happy to discuss these options with you.
Mō te Manatū Ahu Matua│About MPI
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is an incredibly diverse organisation helping to seize export opportunities for our primary industries, improve sector productivity, ensure the food we produce is safe, increase sustainable resource use, and protect New Zealand from biological risk.
To find out more about the Ministry and what we do please click here.
Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to Apply
To view the position description and/or apply online, please click Apply or visit the MPI Careers site.
To apply, you must hold the right to work in New Zealand or be eligible to obtain it – click here to find out more about work visa eligibility and options.
Applications close at 11:59pm on 4 December.
If you have any questions about the role, please email email@example.com
The Ministry for Primary Industries is committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values inclusion and diversity. Your unique talents and experience will help us deliver exceptional services to our communities in Aotearoa. In return you'll enjoy an inclusive and flexible working environment in a diverse team of people while you're growing your career here in NZ and internationally. We actively encourage applications from all backgrounds. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to tell us when you apply so that we can assist you through the recruitment process.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Ministry for Primary Industries|
|Position type:||Full Time|
|Category:||Primary industry, trade & manufacturing|
|Attachment:||Forestry Service Adviser PD.pdf (PDF, 206KB)
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