DOC Vacancy – Tauranga

POSITION: Iwi Engagement Ranger, Operations Group, Tauranga

JOB TYPE: Permanent

LOCATION: Tauranga


We are looking for a well connected person with great people skills, and commitment to conservation values to join our operations team.

As a Ranger, Iwi Engagement you will be part of a highly motivated team, focused on building relationships with iwi and hapu in the Western Bay of Plenty

You will be responsible for

  • Fostering positive relationships between iwi, hapu and the Department
  • Supporting implementation of Treaty Settlement outcomes
  • Supporting other team members in building new partnership opportunities with tangata whenua
  • Promoting and supporting iwi and hapu aspirations


The ideal applicant will have:

  • Experience and confidence in engaging and working with tangata whenua
  • Knowledge of the natural environment, conservation principles and current challenges
  • Competency or understanding in Te Reo Māori me ona tikanga
  • Good knowledge of tikanga Māori, kaitiakitanga, wairuatanga, manaakitanga and iwitanga
  • Knowledge of the Department’s responsibilities that give effect to Section 4 of the Conservation Act 1987
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills
  • A relevant tertiary qualification, or equivalent experience


Please apply online.  Applications must include a cover letter, CV and evidence of the required capabilities as per the role description.

For more information, please contact Jeff Milham, , VPN 6526 or telephone (07) 5712736, quoting vacancy 400/3171.  

Applications close at 5pm on Monday, 12 September 2016.

If you are interested in applying for this job, please click here.

Kind regards,
DOC Recruitment Team

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