Ranger, Maintenance

Highly valued and much enjoyed by locals and visitors, the Wellington regional parks are unique natural areas, each with their own special landscape, ecology and history. Greater Wellington’s Parks Department manages all aspects in ensuring that our network of regional parks is run efficiently and effectively, managing land, heritage and environmental enhancement.

Based out of the Upper Hutt Office this position reports to the Supervisor Ranger Maintenance.

This is a varied role with a team who are proud of their work and highly skilled field operators undertaking asset maintenance across the parks network. Not only will you work in some of the most beautiful places in the region you will also help connect the wider community to our parks

You will have some field experience and understanding of maintenance in a natural and remote setting.

This includes:

  • Track maintenance and construction

  • Horticulture maintenance practices

  • Use and application of herbicides safely and effectively

  • Operating and maintaining small machinery, plant and equipment

  • A current vehicle drivers licence preferably with 4x4 and LUV training and experience

A ranger qualification and an active interest in Parks and outdoor recreation are desirable.

The physical requirements are to be able to carry out eight hours of manual labour per day allowing for normal breaks. Activities include digging, lifting, twisting, bending, using hand tools, plant, equipment and machinery, and you will need to be tramp into remote areas carrying tools, supplies and equipment.

Please view the position description and apply with a CV and cover letter via link below,

For further information, please contact Joel Revill, Senior Ranger Maintenance on email joel.revill@gw.govt.nz

Applications close Monday 4 March 2019

Permanent Full Time

Job no: BOAI943611

Location: Upper Hutt City

Closing Date: Monday, 4 March 2019