As jobs in these areas become available and the NZBI notified they will be posted in this section.
- MPI, Biosecurity New Zealand
- Local government
- Research consultancies
- Pest control contractors
- Non-governmental Conservation organisations
- Crown Research Institutes (CRIs)
- Tertiary education sector
- Ecological conservation
If you have a job you want to advertise here please contact the National Secretary Diane Fraser:
Unitec Institute of Technology
Victoria Street West
Department of Conservation - Multiple Current Vacancies
The Department of Conservation is seeking two technical specialists and a Project Manager to join our nationally focused Threats unit in the Biodiversity Group. Our purpose as a unit is to protect biodiversity by providing science and technical information to help reduce threats to our species and places. These roles were advertised earlier this year however recruitment was disrupted by our country’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Technical Advisor, Threats https://careers.doc.govt.nz/jobs/DOC-500-30113 - Permanent - Hamilton location preferred
Technical Advisor, Threats (Island Biosecurity) https://careers.doc.govt.nz/jobs/DOC-500-30306 - Permanent - Auckland location preferred
PF2050 Tools Project Manager https://careers.doc.govt.nz/jobs/DOC-500-30310 - Permanent or two-year fixed term/secondment - Christchurch
Eligibility to work in New Zealand is mandatory – this includes holding a valid work visa that covers the whole period of employment.
Please apply online via the DOC Careers Centre with a CV and cover letter demonstrating how you meet the requirements above.
Applications close at 5pm on Monday 3 August.
DOC is committed to a diverse workforce that represents the communities we serve, and to creating an inclusive workplace culture. We offer a range of flexible working options depending on the needs of the role and its work context.
Biosecurity Officer - Pest Plants (Waikato Regional Council)
We want more good people to come and do great things with us.
We love where we live. That’s why we work so hard to look after our region and the people who live and work in the Waikato region.
Our work is as diverse as the region we care for; from the tip of the Coromandel Peninsula to the slopes of Ruapehu. We’ve got ambitious goals and there are some tricky issues, but that’s what makes it so interesting.
Do you have tenacity and a sound technical knowledge of pest plant management? Do you want to put your tactical planning and relationship skills to the test?
If you answered “yes” to the above, then it is likely Waikato Regional Council’s Biosecurity Team is the right place for you to showcase your talent.
The successful candidate will be working in a strong team environment to:
- To provide tactical operational oversight and coordination of the pest plant programme.
- To provide 2IC support for the Pest Plant team leader.
- Operational reporting for council and stakeholders.
- Working with key relationships like Ministry for Primary industries and council’s industry partners. To be considered for this position you will need to have between 8-10 years’ experience in project management, environmental related field (e.g. biodiversity restoration, pest plant control) and a tertiary qualification or relevant experience in ecological management.
Excellent communication skills are a pre-requisite for this role. The successful candidate will also demonstrate proven success when it comes to problem solving and building and developing strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
Check out some of the awesome people we work with and apply online via waikatoregion.govt.nz/careers
Reference # 14083
Posted on: 31 Jul 2020
Closes on: 16 Aug 2020 23:55
Expertise: Compliance, Consents, Regulation, Environment, Procurement and Contracts management, Project Management, Science and Technology
Job level(s): Experienced
Work type(s): Permanent full-time