The Department of Conservation is currently advertising an exciting new role to support the Taranaki Mounga Project, this is an amazing opportunity to make a meaningful difference to the environment in Taranaki.

The Taranaki Mounga project aims to restore the ecological vitality of Mt Taranaki in partnership with iwi, agencies and the local community. The focus is to secure the Mounga against animal and weed pests, restore species and build community support and commitment.

We are seeking a Biodiversity Co-ordinator for a two year fixed term contract.  To be successful in this role, you will be able to demonstrate experience and skills in operational field delivery in conservation management including; meeting Health and Safety requirements, organising, communication, contract management and data management (including GIS). A tertiary qualification is preferred. Your ability to engage positively with a diverse range of people will be strong and you will be experienced in working with local community and iwi.

For any queries, please contact Emily King, or telephone (027) 293 4673, quoting vacancy 400/250T.

Applications close at 5pm on Monday, 4th December 2017