Jobs at Wildlands

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Auckland Restoration - Pest Plant & Pest Animal Control

Auckland

We are looking to fill roles to assist our field teams in Auckland.

It is essential that you have a willingness to contribute and work as a team, are physically fit, have a passion for working outdoors, in all sorts of weather. The work will also require staff to use agrichemicals (herbicides), animal toxins (poisons), and traps on a regular basis.

Applicants should demonstrate prior experience (if any) in:

  • Working in the outdoors
  • Working in a team
  • Working alone or independently
  • Tree planting and maintenance
  • Native & pest plant identification skills
  • Herbicide application skills
  • Pest animal control
  • Decision making
  • Having a good work ethic

Applicants with CURRENT Introductory/Advanced Growsafe, Registered Chemical Applicator, Chainsaw, Light Utility Vehicle (LUV), First Aid, Site Safe or Controlled Substance Licence qualifications will have an advantage and should clearly state if they have any of these on their application.

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

Applications Close: Ongoing

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Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Senior Ecologist - Specialising in Vegetation

Christchurch

The role involves the application of sound ecological principles to a range of projects, with in-depth knowledge of New Zealand vegetation or botany and the ability to identify practical solutions to ecological challenges. The successful applicant will work on a range of projects within the company, particularly those based out of the Christchurch Office. We offer 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 ecologist in this role, who has a good knowledge of New Zealand’s vegetation or botany, but also has experience in other areas of ecology, and experience with writing tender responses, contract reports, and managing fieldwork.

Working from our established office in Christchurch, the successful applicant will also work closely with our wider team of ecologists around NZ.

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, 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 drivers licence.
  • 4WD experience.

Some key tasks include:

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

What we can offer:

An opportunity for you to work on complex and interesting projects, in a fun and supportive work environment.

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

Applications Close: Monday 18 January 2021

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Senior Ecologist/Botanist

Rotorua

The role involves the application of sound ecological principles to a range of projects, with in-depth knowledge of New Zealand vegetation or botany and the ability to identify practical solutions to ecological challenges. The successful applicant will work on a range of projects within the company, particularly those based out of the Rotorua Office. We offer 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 ecologist in this role, who has a good knowledge of New Zealand’s vegetation, but also has experience in other areas of ecology, and experience with writing tender responses, contract reports, and managing fieldwork.

Working from our established office in Rotorua, the successful applicant will also work closely with our wider team of ecologists around NZ.

Skills, Knowledge, and Experience:

  • A post-graduate degree in ecology/botany.
  • Sound field skills covering a range of ecosystems, habitats, and taxa.
  • Good knowledge and experience of New Zealand botany and plant ecology, 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 drivers licence.
  • 4WD experience.

Some key tasks include:

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

What we can offer:

An opportunity for you to work on complex and interesting projects, in a fun work environment, with a supportive team.

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

Applications Close: Monday 18 January 2021

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Vegetation Ecologist/Botanist - Entry Level

Rotorua

We are looking for an entry level Vegetation Ecologist/Botanist to join our nationwide team of dedicated and specialist ecologists based in Rotorua. Wildlands ecologists provide services applying sound ecological principles and in-depth knowledge of New Zealand vegetation, flora, and fauna to a range of projects. They also identify and provide 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.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND EXPERIENCE:

  • A post-graduate degree in ecology/botany.
  • Sound field skills covering a range of ecosystems, habitats, and taxa.
  • Good knowledge and experience of New Zealand vegetation and botany
  • Skills and experience in New Zealand 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

OBJECTIVES:

  • Operating at a professional level within the ecological sector.
  • Development of solutions.
  • Personal development and commitment to progressing your career as an ecologist.
  • Supporting and contributing to our company’s national objectives.
  • Project management including client liaison, proposal and tender preparation, and financial control, ensuring effective delivery of projects to a high standard.
  • Maintain and expand our client base and resource management in the ecology field.
  • Proactively managing the flow of information, correspondence, and queries.
  • Proactively interpreting and taking appropriate actions/decisions.

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

What we can offer:

An opportunity for you to learn how to apply your ecological and botanical knowledge, to work on complex and interesting projects, in a learning and fun environment, with a supportive team.

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

Applications Close: Monday 18 January 2021

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Ecological Restoration Team Leaders

Tauranga

Two fulltime permanent Team Leader positions are available based at our Tauranga office. These roles are to lead small teams in the field undertaking ecological restoration works which includes pest plant control, planting and potentially pest animal control.

Professional Team Leaders with a minimum of three years’ experience is required. It is essential that you are able to communicate effectively to staff, and have excellent planning and problem-solving skills and are efficient in time management. This role requires visits to new and ongoing ecological restoration sites throughout the Tauranga area. The work requires staff to use agrichemicals (herbicides), vertebrate toxins (poisons) in a safe manner.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • A genuine interest in working in the outdoors and achieving restoration goals.
  • Thorough knowledge and experience in mentoring and training existing and new staff.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Decision making and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team.
  • A good work ethic, efficient and H&S conscious.
  • GPS use and other hand held devices (e.g. phone, camera).
  • A good level of fitness.
  • Full NZ drivers licence (manual).
  • Can confidently tow a trailer.
  • Thorough knowledge and experience of native planting, pest plant and animal monitoring and control.

Preferred applicants will hold CURRENT relevant qualifications and experience. These include Growsafe (Standard or Registered Chemical Applicator), First Aid, Chainsaw, 4WD, Controlled Substance Licence (CSL), ATV and SiteSafe passport. 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.

Applications Close: Monday, 25 January 2020 at 5pm.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

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