Full-Time Ecological Restoration Field Staff
Wildlands is seeking fulltime permanent Restoration Operations Team Members and Team Leaders based at any one of our Auckland locations – Albany, Grey Lynn and Wiri. These roles are to undertake ecological restoration work including pest plant control, pest animal control and revegetation.
Although these field roles are based within the Auckland region, we often have opportunities for staff to work away in some amazing locations and applicants who have the ability to travel and stay away for several days at a time are preferred.
It is essential that you have a willingness to contribute and work in a team, are physically fit, and have a passion for working outdoors in all sorts of weather. The work will also require staff to use agrichemicals (herbicides), animal toxins (poisons) and traps on a regular basis.
Skills, Knowledge and Experience we are looking for:
- A genuine interest in working in the outdoors and achieving restoration goals.
- A good work ethic, efficient and H&S conscious.
- Pest plant control
- Pest animal control and monitoring.
- Indigenous plant and pest plant identification
- Good communication and interpersonal skills.
- Decision making and problem-solving skills.
- Ability to work independently and within a team.
- GPS use and other hand held devices (e.g. phone, camera).
- A good level of fitness.
- A clean Full NZ drivers licence (manual).
Preferred applicants will hold CURRENT relevant qualifications and experience. These include Growsafe (Standard or Registered Chemical Applicator), First Aid, Chainsaw, 4WD, Controlled Substance Licence (CSL), ATV and SiteSafe.
We are also very interested in hearing from any keen applicants that may be interested in this area of work, but who may not have much training or experience. We can provide external and internal training and mentoring, including NZQA training.
Please apply with your CV, a bit about yourself and your interests, and a detailed summary of your relevant experience and any relevant training and qualifications including copies of current certificates you may have.
See our website www.wildlands.co.nz for further information on Wildland Consultants Ltd and how to apply for this position.
Applications Close: Ongoing.
Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.
How to ApplyTo apply, complete our Application Form and email it to us along with your Cover Letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the Job Title in the Subject Line. Applications Close Date: Ongoing. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.
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