Weed Ranger
Nature Initiatives
(Part-Time Role)

  • Be part of an exceptional Auckland-based not-for-profit organisation
  • Work with a dedicated and passionate team
  • Make a real difference in caring for our Waitakere Ranges
  • Play a leading role in assisting our community with Restoration knowledge and support

Part-time 30 hours per week Monday to Friday (some weekend work may be required)

  • 6 Month Contract November 2019 – April 2020
  • West Auckland Based

Would you love to work for an organisation that promotes hands on caring for our environment and more sustainable living?
Do you know your stuff when it comes to working in nature, caring for our native bush, controlling pest weeds, and working together with the community?
Do you have the skills to teach and share your knowledge?

EcoMatters Environment Trust is seeking a Weed Ranger - Nature Initiatives to join us in this time of growth. This hands-on role is responsible for managing weed control on private property within a “Bufferzone” created to protect the Waitakere Rangers.

The role is varied and fast-paced, you must be physically fit, with a friendly yet professional manner. Your amazing interpersonal skills will ensure you can work with a wide range of people. You will be teaching and mentoring a team member working with you.

The successful applicant will:

  • A minimum of 18 to 24 Months experience in Weed Control including spraying and cut and paste methods.
  • A sound understanding of Health and Safety requirements in this role.
  • Sound knowledge of restoration approaches and environmental issues and the ability to communicate these and take the required action.
  • The ability to work effectively with initiative, timeliness and accuracy.
  • A willingness to pitch in, as and where needed, adapting to any situation.

If this sounds like you, please apply!

A full Position Description is available on request. Want to know more? Please request a copy of the full Position Description.

Applications close: Sunday 10th November 2019
Please apply in writing

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