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Intern/Intermediate/Senior Ecologist

Wildlands  – Auckland

Permanent Position

  • Qualified and enthusiastic ecologist.
  • Competent writing skills.
  • Interested in ecological issues and committed to providing high-quality ecological advice.
  • Join the awesome ecologist team at Wildlands Auckland office.
  • Applicants should show a strong interest (passion) and knowledge of NZ ecology, preferably with specialist knowledge in North Island field botany and/or ecology. 

We are looking for an Intern, Intermediate or Senior Ecologist to join our expanding, diverse ecological team in our Auckland offices, located in Grey Lynn and Albany.  The role involves the application of sound ecological principles to a range of projects, knowledge of New Zealand vegetation, flora, and fauna, and the ability to identify practical solutions to ecological challenges.  We offer a rewarding and flexible employment package, together with the opportunity to continue to develop your career in a leading NZ ecological consultancy with a large team of highly skilled ecologists.  We are seeking an experienced vegetation ecologist in this role, however experienced ecologists in other fields of expertise will also be considered.

Working from one of our established offices in Auckland, the successful applicant will also work closely with our wider team of ecologists from around NZ.  Successful applicants will preferably have a proven track record in high quality field assessments and technical reporting.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND EXPERIENCE:

  • A post-graduate degree in ecology.
  • Sound field skills covering a range of ecosystems, habitats, and taxa.
  • Good knowledge and experience of central North Island forests, wetlands, and sand dunes/New Zealand botany and plant ecology, including wetlands and/or restoration biology and ecological management.
  • Skills in ecological restoration would be very useful.
  • Health and safety awareness and experience
  • Excellent networking skills.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate on appropriate technical and commercial levels to a diverse range of current and potential clients.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Further qualifications and membership of an appropriate professional body.
  • Full current New Zealand driving licence.
  • 4WD qualification and experience.

 

 KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:     

  • Personal development and commitment to progressing your career as an ecologist.
  • Supporting and contributing to our national company objectives.
  • Proactively managing the flow of information, correspondence, and queries.
  • Proactively interpreting and taking appropriate actions/decisions.
  • Operating at a professional level within the ecological sector.
  • Ensuring company processes are adhered to, owning problems and identifying solutions.

If you have a genuine passion for botany or ecology, have a strong technical background, and are eager to become a valued member of the Wildlands team, register your interest today.

We provide outstanding ecological services to sustain and improve our environments.

Please apply in writing with your CV to:

Wildland Consultants Ltd
P.O. Box 46-299
Herne Bay, AUCKLAND, 1011

Phone: 09-630-6083
Email: Jobs.Auckland@Wildlands.co.nz

Applications close 8 January 2019

 

 

Office Administrator

Wildlands  – Auckland

Permanent Position

  • Experienced Office Administrator
  • Committed to providing high-quality support
  • Join the team at Wildland Consultants Auckland

 

Wildland Consultants Ltd is a progressive ecological consultancy specialising in ecology, biodiversity, and ecological restoration. We have a team of ecologists who prepare a wide range of scientific reports, as well as a restoration team who implement a wide range of pest plant, pest animal and planting projects.

We are seeking a talented, hardworking Office Administrator to work in our thriving Auckland office. The role will require excellent communication with a variety of stakeholders, both internally and externally. In return, we offer an awesome working environment with a great team of mad ecologists and consultants, in a leading highly regarded NZ ecological consultancy.

We are seeking an experienced and meticulous Office Administrator who is motivated and ready for a challenge, who can provide quality and timely administration support.  Your day will be busy, interesting, fun and varied.

Working from an established office, the successful applicant will also work closely with our wider Company around NZ.  You will have proven administrative skills and be a great multi-tasker, prioritising work effectively, whilst meeting deadlines.  If you have a great sense of humour, resilience, resourcefulness and a proactive nature, then this role may be just what you are looking for.


SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND EXPERIENCE:
 

  • Excellent knowledge of MS Word and its features for report production and formatting.
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Excel and its features for recording and managing data sets.
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Outlook and MS PowerPoint.
  • An excellent communicator with great people skills and excellent phone manner.
  • A high level of accuracy.
  • A high level of independence in planning tasks.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication with an effective command of written and spoken English.
  • Experience with preparing tenders and proposals.
  • Ability to multi task and work under pressure.
  • A ‘can do’ attitude.

 
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES: 

  • Reporting to the Auckland Regional Manager.
  • Taking and managing meeting minutes.
  • A high level of document presentation including proposals and reports.
  • Travel bookings.
  • Organising events and functions.
  • Supporting and contributing to national company objectives.
  • Proactively managing the flow of information, correspondence, and queries.
  • Proactively interpreting and taking appropriate actions/decisions.
  • Operate at a professional level within the company administration sector.
  • Ensuring company processes are adhered to, owning problems and identifying solutions.
  • Calm under pressure.
  • Coordinating building maintenance and security.
  • Maintenance of vehicle, equipment, herbicide usage and other registers.
  • Ordering, receiving and management of goods and equipment.
  • Financial and expense management.
  • Recruitment assistance.

If you have a genuine passion for excellence in administration, a strong office administrator background, and are eager to become a valued member of the Wildlands team, register your interest today.

We provide outstanding ecological services to sustain and improve our environments.

 

Please apply in writing quoting the Job Title with your CV to:

Lesley Fitton
Wildland Consultants Ltd
P.O. Box 7137
Te Ngae, ROTORUA, 3042

Phone: 07-343-9017
Email: Lesley.Fitton@wildlands.co.nz

 Applications close 11 January 2019

 

 

Ecological Restoration Team Leader and Supervisor Roles

Wildlands  – Rotorua and Tauranga

Permanent Position

  • Ecological Restoration Field Team Leader and Supervisor roles.
  • Experience in leading a team.
  • Experienced in undertaking and supervising ecological restoration works.
  • Costing of restoration projects.
  • Problem solving.
  • Health and Safety awareness.
  • Report writing and client liaison.
  • Internal training and mentoring.
  • Health and Safety auditing.
  • Quality control auditing.
  • Pest animal monitoring and control.
  • Planting.

Wildland Consultants Ltd is a progressive ecological consultancy specialising in ecology, biodiversity, ecological restoration, and landscape architecture. The company has offices throughout New Zealand and a nation-wide client base.

We are looking for experienced ecological restoration Team Leader and a Supervisor to assist in the management and coordination of our ecological restoration field team, based in Rotorua or Tauranga.

It is essential that you have at least 1 year experience as a Team Leader or 2-3 years’ experience as a Team Leader and ready to move into a Supervisor role or already undertaking and/or supervising ecological restoration works. It is also essential that you are able to communicate effectively to staff and clients, and have excellent planning and problem solving skills. This role requires visits to prospective and ongoing ecological restoration sites throughout the Bay of Plenty, leading a team carrying out physical works, quoting for new work, and auditing and monitoring existing projects. The work may also require staff to use agrichemicals (herbicides), animal toxins (poisons), and traps on an occasional basis.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND EXPERIENCE: 

  • A conservation qualification-graduate or post graduate in horticultural, ecological or earth sciences
  • A genuine interest in working in the outdoors and achieving restoration goals.
  • Native planting, pest plant and animal control experience.
  • Project quoting, implementation and supervisory experience.
  • Good botanical knowledge.
  • Experience mentoring and training existing staff.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Decision making and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team.
  • A good work ethic and H&S conscious.
  • Report writing and computer literacy (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel and GPS/mapping software).
  • Photography and handheld devices.
  • A good level of fitness, the role will require field work and site visits.

Preferred applicants will hold CURRENT relevant qualifications and experience. These include Growsafe, First Aid, SiteSafe, Chainsaw, 4WD, Controlled Substance Licence (CSL) and ATV. A clean full driver's license for manual vehicles is essential.

Please apply with your CV with a detailed summary of your experience supervising/managing revegetation planting, pest plant and animal projects, and any relevant training, and qualifications, including verified copies of current certificates.

We provide outstanding ecological services to sustain and improve our environments.

Please apply in writing quoting the Job Title with your CV to:

Lesley Fitton
Wildland Consultants Ltd
P.O. Box 7137
Te Ngae, ROTORUA, 3042

Phone: 07-343-9017
Email: Lesley.Fitton@wildlands.co.nz

 Applications close 12 January 2019

 

Intermediate/Senior Consultant Ecologist

Wildlands  – Hamilton

Permanent position

  • Enthusiastic plant ecologist or botanist or fauna ecologist with a post-graduate degree (MSc or PhD).
  • Good writing skills.
  • Committed to providing high-quality ecological advice.
  • Join the team at Wildland Consultants based in Hamilton.
  • Applicants should show a strong interest (passion) and knowledge of NZ ecology, preferably with specialist knowledge in NZ wetland ecology or plant ecology or fauna.

 

We are looking for an Intermediate/Senior Ecologist to work in our Hamilton office.  The role involves the application of sound ecological principles to a range of projects, in-depth knowledge of New Zealand vegetation or fauna, and the ability to identify practical solutions to ecological challenges.  We offer a competitive employment package, together with the opportunity to continue to develop your career in a leading NZ ecological consultancy with a large team of ecologists.  We are seeking an experienced vegetation or freshwater ecologist in this role, however experienced ecologists in other fields of expertise will also be considered.

Working from an established office in Hamilton, the successful applicant will also work closely with our wider team of ecologists around NZ.  The successful applicant will have a proven track record in high quality field assessment and technical reporting.

 

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND EXPERIENCE:

  • A post-graduate degree in ecology.
  • Sound field skills covering a range of ecosystems, habitats, and taxa.
  • Good knowledge and experience of New Zealand botany and plant ecology, including wetlands and/or restoration biology and ecological management; or other specialist ecological fields e.g. freshwater ecology or fauna.
  • Skills in ecological restoration would be very useful.
  • Excellent networking skills.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate on appropriate technical and commercial levels to a diverse range of current and potential clients.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Further qualifications and membership of an appropriate professional body.
  • Full driving licence.
  • 4WD experience.

 

 KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Personal development and commitment to progressing your career as an ecologist.
  • Supporting and contributing to our national company objectives.
  • Development of solutions.
  • Proactively managing the flow of information, correspondence, and queries.
  • Proactively interpreting and taking appropriate actions/decisions.
  • Operating at a professional level within the ecological sector.
  • Ensuring that company processes are adhered to.

If you have a genuine passion for botany or ecology, a strong technical background, and are eager to become a valued member of the Wildlands team, register your interest today.

We provide outstanding ecological services to sustain and improve our environments.

 

Please apply in writing with your CV to:

Lesley Fitton
Wildland Consultants Ltd
P.O. Box 7137
Te Ngae, ROTORUA, 3042

Phone: 07-343-9017
Email: Lesley.Fitton@wildlands.co.nz

 Applications close 18 December 2018

 

Intern / Intermediate / Senior Ecologist 

Wildlands  – Rotorua

Permanent position

  • Enthusiastic botanist or ecologist with a post-graduate degree (MSc or Phd).
  • Competent and good writing skills.
  • Interested in ecological issues and committed to providing high-quality ecological advice.
  • Join the ecologists team at Wildland Consultants based in Rotorua.
  • Applicants should have a strong interest (passion) and knowledge of NZ ecology, preferably with specialist knowledge in North Island field botany or ecology.

We are looking for Intern, Intermediate or Senior Ecologist to join our busy, diverse ecological team in our Rotorua office, located in the Bay of Plenty about 100m from the famous Whakarewarewa Redwood Grove and mountain bike tracks.  The role involves the application of sound ecological principles to a range of projects, knowledge of New Zealand vegetation, flora, and fauna, and the ability to identify practical solutions to ecological challenges.  We offer a competitive employment package, together with the opportunity to continue to develop your career in a leading NZ ecological consultancy with a large team of ecologists.  We are seeking an experienced vegetation ecologist in this role, however experienced ecologists in other fields of expertise will also be considered.

Working from an established office in Rotorua, the successful applicant will also work closely with our wider team of ecologists around NZ.  The successful applicant will have a proven track record in high quality field assessments and technical reporting.

 

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND EXPERIENCE:

  • A post-graduate degree in ecology.
  • Sound field skills covering a range of ecosystems, habitats, and taxa.
  • Good knowledge and experience of central North Island forests, wetlands, and sand dunes/New Zealand botany and plant ecology, including wetlands and/or restoration biology and ecological management.
  • Skills in ecological restoration would be very useful.
  • Excellent networking skills.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate on appropriate technical and commercial levels to a diverse range of current and potential clients.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Further qualifications and membership of an appropriate professional body.
  • Full current New Zealand driving licence.
  • 4WD experience.

 

 KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:     

  • Personal development and commitment to progressing your career as an ecologist.
  • Supporting and contributing to our national company objectives.
  • Proactively managing the flow of information, correspondence, and queries.
  • Proactively interpreting and taking appropriate actions/decisions.
  • Operating at a professional level within the ecological sector.
  • Ensuring company processes are adhered to, owning problems and identifying solutions.

If you have a genuine passion for botany and ecology, a strong technical background, and are eager to become a valued member of the Wildlands team, register your interest today.

We provide outstanding ecological services to sustain and improve our environments.

Please apply in writing with your CV to:

Lesley Fitton
Wildland Consultants Ltd
P.O. Box 7137
Te Ngae, ROTORUA, 3042

Phone: 07-343-9017
Email:  Lesley.Fitton@wildlands.co.nz

Applications close 12 December 2018.

 

Intern Ecologist 

Wildlands  – Dunedin

Permanent position

  • Keen botanist/ecologist with a post-graduate degree (MSc or PhD).
  • Good writing skills.
  • Committed to providing high-quality ecological advice.
  • Join the team at Wildland Consultants in Dunedin.
  • Strong interest (passion) and knowledge of NZ ecology, preferably with specialist knowledge in NZ botany.
  • Field work experience.

We would like to offer an Intern position in our Dunedin office.  The role is essentially a training and learning opportunity with the view to becoming a consultant ecologist within the company over a 1-2 year period.   Key future elements of the role include the application of sound ecological principles to a range of projects, and the ability to identify pragmatic solutions to ecological challenges.  This role offers you the opportunity to develop your career in a leading NZ ecological consultancy.  We would like a knowledgeable botanist in this role but would consider other specialist areas, for example freshwater.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Preferred applicants will possess sound field skills covering a range of ecosystems, habitats and taxa, preferably with specialist knowledge of particular species/groups, e.g. botany, freshwater ecology.
  • Preferable skill set would include a good knowledge of botany, plant ecology, wetlands, freshwater and ecological management.
  • Previous work/volunteer experience in the ecological sector or physical work on ecological restoration projects.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently or as a team member.
  • Physically fit and capable of field work in rugged environments.
  • A good post-graduate degree in ecology.
  • Further qualifications and membership of an appropriate professional body.
  • Good MS Office suite skills.
  • Full driving licence.
  • 4WD experience.
  • Back country experience.

 

 KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:          

  • Supporting and contributing to national company objectives.
  • Operating at a professional level within the ecological sector.
  • Ensuring company processes are adhered to, owning problems and identifying solutions.
  • Personal development and commitment to progressing your career as an ecologist.

 If you have a genuine passion for botany and ecology, a strong technical background, and are eager to become a valued member of the Wildlands team, register your interest today.

We provide outstanding ecological services to sustain and improve our environments.

Please apply in writing with your CV to:

Lesley Fitton
Wildland Consultants Ltd
P.O. Box 7137
Te Ngae, ROTORUA, 3042

Phone: 07-343-9017
Email:  Lesley.Fitton@wildlands.co.nz

Applications are welcomed ongoing.

 

Trainee Intern Ecologist

Wildland Consultants Ltd – Tauranga or Rotorua

Permanent position

  • Keen botanist with post graduate degree (MSc or PhD) sought
  • Good writing skills
  • Committed to providing high-quality ecological advice
  • Join the team at Wildland Consultants in Tauranga or Rotorua
  • Potential to be based at one of our other offices around NZ once internship complete
  • Applicants should show a strong interest (passion) and knowledge of NZ ecology, preferably with specialist knowledge in NZ botany
  • Applicants should have field work experience

We would like to offer a Trainee Intern position in our Tauranga or Rotorua office.  The role is essentially a training and learning opportunity with the view to becoming a consultant ecologist within the company in a 1-2 year period.   Key future elements of the role include the application of sound ecological principles to a range of projects, and the ability to identify pragmatic solutions to ecological challenges.  This role offers you the opportunity to develop your career in a leading NZ ecology consultancy.  We would like a knowledgeable botanist in this role.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Preferred applicants will possess sound field skills covering a range of ecosystems, habitats and taxa, preferably with specialist knowledge of particular species/groups, e.g. botany.
  • Preferable skill set would include a good knowledge of botany, plant ecology, wetlands and ecological management.
  • Previous work/volunteer experience in the ecological sector or physical work on ecological restoration projects.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently or as a team member.
  • Physically fit.
  • A good post-graduate degree in ecology.
  • Further qualifications and membership of an appropriate professional body.
  • Good IT skills.
  • Full driving licence.
  • 4 WD experience.

  KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:          

  • Supporting and contributing to national company objectives.
  • Operating at a professional level within the ecological sector.
  • Ensuring company processes are adhered to, owning problems and identifying solutions.
  • Personal development and commitment to progressing your career as an ecologist.

If you have a genuine passion for botany and ecology, a strong technical background, are are eager to become a valued member of the Wildlands team, register your interest today.

See our website www.wildlands.co.nz for further information on Wildland Consultants Ltd. We provide outstanding ecological services to sustain and improve our environments.

Please apply in writing with your CV to:

Lesley Fitton
Wildland Consultants Ltd
P.O. Box 7137
Te Ngae, ROTORUA, 3042
Phone: 07-343-9017

Email: Lesley.Fitton@wildlands.co.nz

Applications are welcomed ongoing.

 

Senior Consultant Ecologist

Wildland Consultants Ltd – Wellington

Full Time Permanent Position

  • Enthusiastic botanist ecologist with a post-graduate degree (MSc or Phd)
  • Committed to providing high-quality ecological advice
  • Good writing skills
  • Join the team at Wildland Consultants based in Wellington
  • Applicants should show a strong interest (passion) and knowledge of NZ ecology, preferably with a specialist knowledge in NZ botany

We are looking for a Senior Ecologist to work in our Wellington office, located in Porirua.  The role involves the application of sound ecological principles to a range of projects, in-depth knowledge of New Zealand botany and ecology, and the ability to identify practical solutions to ecological challenges.  We offer a competitive employment package, together with the opportunity to continue to develop your career in a leading NZ ecological consultancy with a large team of ecologists.  We are seeking an experienced vegetation ecologist in this role, however experienced ecologists in other fields of expertise will also be considered.

Working from an established office in Wellington, the successful applicant will also work closely with our wider team of ecologists around NZ.  The successful applicant will have a proven track record in high quality field assessments and technical reporting.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND EXPERIENCE:

  • A post-graduate degree in ecology.
  • Sound field skills covering a range of ecosystems, habitats, and taxa.
  • Excellent knowledge and experience of New Zealand botany and plant ecology, including wetlands and/or restoration biology and ecological management.
  • Skills in ecological restoration would be very useful.
  • Excellent networking skills.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate on appropriate technical and commercial levels to a diverse range of current and potential clients.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Further qualifications and membership of an appropriate professional body.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Reporting to a Company Director.
  • Project management, including client liaison, proposal and tender preparation, and financial control, ensuring effective delivery of projects to a high standard.
  • Expansion of client base in the local area.
  • Supporting and contributing to national company objectives.
  • Proactively managing the flow of information, correspondence, and queries.
  • Proactively interpreting and taking appropriate actions/decisions.
  • Operation at a professional level within the ecological sector.
  • Ensuring company processes are adhered to, owning problems and identifying solutions.

If you have a genuine passions for botany and ecology, a strong technical background, and are eager to become a valued member of the Wildlands team, register your interest today.

We provide outstanding ecological services to sustain and improve our environments.

Please apply in writing with your CV to:

Lesley Fitton
Wildland Consultants Ltd
P.O. Box 7137
Te Ngae, ROTORUA
Email: Lesley.Fitton@wildlands.co.nz

Applications are welcomed ongoing.