Deputy Reserves Ranger

Marlborough is recognised internationally as the centre of New Zealand's wine industry and for the natural beauty of the Marlborough Sounds. As a unitary authority we look after Marlborough's outstanding natural environment, investing in the region’s infrastructure, its people and its quality lifestyle.

Situated at the top of the South Island, just 20 minutes flight from Wellington and a 90-minute drive from Nelson, Marlborough enjoys an enviable climate as one of the sunniest places in New Zealand.

The Reserves and Amenities Section’s purpose within Council is to enhance the enjoyment and quality of life of the district’s residents and visitors by providing parks, reserves, and other recreational facilities of a standard which meets the needs and expectations of the community.

This Section requires a Deputy Reserves Ranger that will be responsible to contribute to the conservation of our natural resources, promote the district’s unique identity and enhance its visual, social and environmental character.  It will also include carrying out monitoring, security and enforcement patrols on Council land and properties covering both the urban and rural areas.

To be considered for this part-time (16 hours per week) role you should have:

  • Excellent public relations skills.
  • A reasonable level of computer literacy.
  • The ability to work alone whilst conducting patrols.
  • A current driver’s licence.
  • A background in law enforcement will be preferable.

Applications close at 5.00 pm on 17 December 2018

Applications should be made online via the careers section of Marlborough District Council’s website where you will find full information on the vacancy and how to apply.

For further information you are welcome to contact

Permanent Part Time

Job no: LDAM843188

Location: Marlborough, Blenheim , Picton

Closing Date: 5.00 pm 17 December 2018