Department Of Conservation


Details of the offer

Are you passionate about leading others and caring for our natural environment?

Would you love to live and work in Tongariro National Park Dual World Heritage Area?

Would you thrive in a dynamic role with a variety of tasks where no two days are the same?

About the role

This position is based in Tongariro National Park, with easy access to three ski fields, the world famous Tongariro Alpine Crossing and dozens of amazing tracks and activities around the region.

As Supervisor, Community / Kaitauawhi, Ao Hapori you will be responsible for leading, supporting, coaching and developing our small but highly performing team of community rangers. This role will also deliver parts of the community work programmes.

The Community team delivers a diverse range of programmes across permissions/compliance, communications, Treaty settlement implementation, education and volunteering. You will ensure effective weekly work planning, budgeting and ensuring quality work delivery.

About you

We are looking for an experienced people leader who is passionate about conservation and motivated to help manage one of New Zealand's most unique landscapes.

You will be skilled in motivating and coaching team members, have excellent interpersonal skills and be a confident relationship builder who can get along with people from all walks of life.
You will thrive in a work environment that requires you to manage competing priorities, balance planned and reactive work and adapt to challenging and complex situations.

You will be a strategic thinker who can connect DOCs vision, high-level goals and local strategies to the delivery of conservation outcomes at place.

The ideal applicant will:
Have demonstrated experience or a passion for leading people
Be an all-rounder who can both supervise and deliver a range of tasks.
Have a good understanding or willingness to learn basics of Tikanga and Te Reo Maori.
Have excellent interpersonal and both written and verbal communications skills.
Have experience in one or more of the following areas: permissions/resource management, community engagement, working with Tangata Whenua, media/communications and education.

This role will be based in our Whakapapa Office. There is potential for accommodation to be available depending on the preferred location, the detail of which can be finalised at the time of offer of appointment.

Why work for us?

Aside from being the multiple award winner of the most attractive employer in the public sector (and second overall) we all offer:
A supportive and collaborative work environment
Respect, recognition and opportunities for personal growth
Excellent employee wellbeing initiatives including the employee assistance program and discounted insurance
Free accommodation in our backcountry huts and campsites as well as general travel and accommodation discounts
Job satisfaction from contributing to crucial and meaningful work

Eligibility to work in New Zealand is mandatory, including a valid work visa covering the whole period of employment if applying internationally.

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

For any queries, please contact Connie Norgate - **********, 027 553 3956,quoting vacancy 400/39070

Applications close at 5pm on Monday 6 April 2020.
DOC is committed to a diverse workforce that represents the communities we serve, and to creating an inclusive workplace culture.

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