Oportunidad muy chula para contribuir a la conservación de especies amenazadas en Nueva Zelanda ~ Bioblogia.net

4 de agosto de 2023

Oportunidad muy chula para contribuir a la conservación de especies amenazadas en Nueva Zelanda

 Oferta compartida por Cristina

Senior Ranger, Biodiversity (Kākāpō)

Exciting opportunity for a threatened species practitioner to plan and lead work initiatives that contribute to the conservation of kākāpō.
Take advantage of development and training opportunities across the organisation.
Permanent, full-time role based in Invercargill.

Toitū te marae a Tāne-Mahuta, toitū te marae a Tangaroa, toitū te tangata

If the land is well and the sea is well, the people will thrive

Te Papa Atawhai, Department of Conservation (DOC) serves to protect and sustain nature across Aotearoa. We put nature and people at the heart of our mahi, guided by te reo Māori, te ao Māori and Te Tiriti o Waitangi. We do this by: protecting land, species, ecosystems, and cultural heritage for conservation purposes
managing threats and adverse impacts
being a voice for conservation
connecting people to nature.

He angitūtanga | About the role

The Kākāpō Recovery Programme is in a growth phase with breeding success & new technology affording the opportunity to expand into new sites. We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and highly motivated threatened species practitioner to support the development, implementation, and monitoring of recovery goals for kākāpō. You will work with a highly dedicated team and contribute significantly to kākāpō conservation.

The Senior Ranger's focus is to provide the Operations Manager with accurate information and advice to enable the formation of technically robust workplans that are well-communicated, efficient, and closely integrated with the recovery priorities. The role will also provide support to the team's science and technical advisors in their research and work priorities.

This role is based in Invercargill with occasional island fieldwork as required to support the outcomes of your role. There may be options for some flexible working for the right candidate.

Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience

The successful applicant will have conservation management expertise and experience, strong data analysis skills, and excellent problem-solving capabilities. If you have the following attributes, we are keen to hear from you:demonstrated experience in planning and delivery of threatened species management
excellent communication skills and an ability to foster positive working relationships
excellent computer literacy is highly desirable
data management and data analysis skills, with experience in statistical analysis of ecological data, is an advantage
high level of avian technical and health management skills is an advantage
proven ability in report writing with an ability to meet deadlines
experience & confidence working with mana whenua
team focused with the ability to work well with others and contribute positively to team culture
strives for continuous improvement and excellence in threatened species conservation.

Mō te tīma | About the team

You will be part of the Regional Operations Team, Kākāpō/Takahē, and will work with other members of the team based in Invercargill, Te Anau, and kākāpō sites nationwide. The team includes technical, scientific, infrastructure, logistics, and field-based roles. You will report directly to the Operations Manager and work closely with the team supervisor as well as the science and technical advisors.

Further information on our team and Kākāpō Recovery can be found here.

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou | What's in it for you?

Te Papa Atawhai is committed to fostering a diverse workforce that represents the communities we serve, creating an inclusive workplace culture, supporting the relationship between Māori and the Crown, and lifting our cultural capability. We encourage our people to bring their authentic self and unique perspectives to work, in pursuit of our collective aspirations. Our commitment to well-being and professional development includes:flexible working opportunities suited to your role
4 weeks + 3 days annual leave per year
career development, secondment and training opportunities to help you realise your goals
study assistance in programmes that are relevant to your work
Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) and discounted medical insurance
great discounts on DOC accommodation and outdoor apparel and gear so you're ready for your next adventure
Te Pukenga Atawhai – Cultural Capability Development Programme.

Tono ināianei | Apply now

Apply online via the DOC Careers Centre with a CV and cover letter that highlights your relevant skills experience and motivation for joining Te Papa Atawhai.

The salary range for this position is $77,336 to $97,708 with the starting salary of the successful applicant being based on their relevant 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.

Rā katinga | Applications close at 5 pm on Thursday, 10 August 2023

Me he pātai anō | For further enquiries, contact Deidre Vercoe at dvercoe@doc.govt.nz or 027 290 2783

Taupānga | Job reference: DOC/1734510

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