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 Alice McNatty:
Hawke’s Bay Regional Council
159 Dalton Street, Napier 4110
Auckland Council - Environmental Services – Multiple Roles
Calling all environmental heroes!
- Are you passionate about the natural environment?
- Is protecting New Zealand’s ancient and precious native flora and fauna for future generations important to you?
- And do you want to come to work every day knowing that you are making a real difference?
There are exciting times ahead for our Environmental Services department as we invest in a suite of programmes ranging from pest control in parks, to kauri dieback, to amplifying community-led conservation action. As a result of significant new investment in the natural environment being funded through the Natural Environment Targeted rate, we have a range of great opportunities to join us.
Have a look at what we’ve got on offer:
- Senior Biosecurity Advisors (Marine, Plants, Freshwater, Inner Hauraki Gulf, Great Barrier, Pathogens)
- Biosecurity Advisors
- Kauri Dieback Advisors
- Senior Biodiversity Advisor
- Restoration Advisors
- Senior Bio Information Analyst
- Bio Information Analysts
- Bio Information Team Manager
You will be working with amazing people who share your passion for the environment where no two days are the same and your skills are put to the test!
We’ll help you grow and develop in a supportive, fun and flexible environment. All of our staff development and support initiatives are geared to achieve a single goal – that “every single staff member leaves work every day feeling valued and fulfilled”. Working in Environmental Services, you’ll build your experience across a large range of programmes and environmental areas. Together, we’ll make a difference to our environment.
Please check out our vacancies, we’re keen to hear from you:
Auckland Council - Biodiversity Team Manager
Biodiversity Team Manager
- Lead a dedicated and highly capable team
- Conserve our natural heritage for future generations
- Enjoy the benefits of working in a flexible, supportive and high performing work environment
2018/19 is an exciting time for our Environmental Services department as we invest in a new suite of programmes which will improve Auckland’s precious natural environment for current and future generations.
We have a fantastic opportunity for a highly motivated manager to lead an experienced group of ecologists and biodiversity advisors responsible for the protection, maintenance and restoration of the natural environmental, improving biodiversity outcomes across Auckland.
As a natural leader, a key part of your role will be to inspire, support and coach our people to perform, build their capability and preserve a great team culture. Your passion for making a positive impact on Auckland will shine through, inspiring your team to continuously strive to deliver bigger and better environmental outcomes for the region.
In partnership with the community, you will develop and implement strategies and programmes including species conservation and ecological restoration. Along with your team, you will manage the provision of expert technical advice and input into regional and district policy, planning and regulatory processes.
You will be an experienced leader demonstrating your capability in building people’s capacity, lifting performance and engagement. Naturally you will come from a technical background, ideally in biodiversity or wider ecology. We are looking for someone with superb communication and stakeholder management skills to enable you to work across the whole council family, with our mana whenua partners, community groups, private landowners, schools, non-government organisations and central government to support best practice conservation practices and outcomes.
What we offer
You will enjoy being part of our expert, committed and capable Environmental Services team. Our priority is providing the best possible working environment for our staff which includes a focus on employee wellbeing and career progression opportunities.
You can expect a competitive salary and work in a flexible and supportive work environment. You’ll also have access to a range of fantastic Auckland Council benefits, including discounted Leisure Centre membership and a range of other partnership discounts.
This is an exceptional opportunity to lead a dedicated and highly capable team responsible for Auckland’s Central/South area, be part of a strong leadership team and build wide-reaching strong connections across Council and the environment community. Apply now via the link.
This role is safety sensitive, and requires pre-employment drug testing and a full driver’s license.
Please apply online through our career site here
Applications close Sunday 14 October 2018
Auckland Council is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.
DOC Ōtautahi Christchurch - Predator Free 2050 Tools Project Manager, Biodiversity
Predator Free 2050 Tools Project Manager, Biodiversity, DOC Ōtautahi Christchurch
As part of the government’s commitment to Predator Free 2050, the Department of Conservation (DOC) manages the Tools to Market programme to make available the tools needed to achieve its goals.
Since 2016, Tools to Market has invested in the development of long-life lures for rats, automated predator detection technology, and new toxins for stoats and rodents. The government increased funding for tool development in Budget 2018, enabling new projects to be added to the programme over time.
The successful applicant will have:
- Significant experience of managing multiple projects involving a variety of external suppliers
- Knowledge and application of formal project management methodologies in an operational environment (professional project management qualifications are preferred)
- Demonstrated experience of managing procurement processes and subsequent contract management
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Able to engage broadly with a variety of stakeholders
- Experience in a relevant sector e.g. government, product development, conservation management
For a role description and applicant information sheet go to https://careers.doc.govt.nz/jobs/DOC-500-5312E
Applications close on Monday 15 October at 5PM.