Jobs at Wildlands

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Auckland Restoration - Pest Plant & Pest Animal Control

Auckland

We are looking to fill several 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: Friday 28 February 2020 at 5pm.

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

Ecologist - Bat Specialist

Flexible

Permanent position

  • Enthusiastic knowledgeable Bat Ecologist with a post-graduate degree (MSc or PhD).
  • Applicants should demonstrate passion and knowledge of NZ ecology, with specialist knowledge in NZ bats.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Committed to providing high-quality ecological advice.
  • Location – can be based anywhere in New Zealand

We are looking for Bat Specialist to join our nationwide team of dedicated ecologists. Wildlands has offices throughout the country. Wildlands ecologists provide services by applying sound ecological principles with 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. We are seeking an experienced ecologist with specialist knowledge of New Zealand bat species for this role.

The successful applicant will have a proven track record in high quality fauna surveys and management 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 with New Zealand bats.
  • Holding, or working towards, certification as a Department of Conservation bat worker is desirable.
  • Skills and experience with other New Zealand fauna and vegetation 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 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 bat field.
  • Proactively managing the flow of information, correspondence, and queries.
  • Proactively interpreting and taking appropriate actions/decisions.

If you have a genuine passion for bats, a strong technical background, and are eager to become a valued member of the Wildlands team, register your interest today. Note the location where the role is to be based is flexible and will be dependent on the successful applicant.

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 a cover letter and your CV to:

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Applications close 28 February 2020

Only applicants who are currently legally entitled to work and live in New Zealand will be considered and responded to.

Tauranga Restoration - Pest Plant and Pest Animal Control

Tauranga

Would you like hands-on involvement with ecological restoration projects in the Bay of Plenty Region, if so, we would like to hear from you.

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

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

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: Friday 28 February 2020 at 5pm.

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

Two Positions - 1 Senior Ecologist and 1 Ecologist Specialising in Vegetation

Christchurch

We are looking for a Senior Ecologist and an Ecologist to work with our Christchurch office ecology team. The roles involve the application of sound ecological principles to a range of projects, in-depth knowledge of New Zealand vegetation or botany and fauna, and the ability to identify practical solutions to ecological challenges. The successful applicants 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 experienced ecologists in these roles, who have a good knowledge of New Zealand’s vegetation, but also have 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 applicants 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, 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 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 challenging work environment, with a supportive team.

On your application please state which position you are applying for.

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

Applications Close: Friday 21 February at 5pm.

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

Principal/Senior Ecologist

Wellington

We are looking for a Senior or Principal Ecologist who has experience in the supervision of staff, and has sound organisational skills to take responsibility for our Wellington ecology team and office. The position will be supported by the provision of administration assistance.

This role also involves the application of sound ecological principles to a range of projects, including in-depth knowledge of New Zealand vegetation or botany and fauna, 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 Wellington Office. We offer the opportunity to continue to develop your career in a leading NZ ecological consultancy with a large team of ecologists.

Therefore, we require an experienced Senior or Principal Ecologist for this role, who has a good knowledge of New Zealand’s ecology, and experience with writing tender responses, contract reports, and managing fieldwork.

Working from our established office in Wellington, 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 vegetation plant ecology, and/or fauna ecology and botany, 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 driver’s licence.
  • 4WD experience.

Some key tasks include:

  • Operating at a high professional level within the ecological sector.
  • Proactively managing the flow of information, correspondence, and queries.
  • Management of the Wellington ecologist team at the office with administration assistance.
  • Supervision of staff.
  • Proactively interpreting and taking appropriate actions/decisions.
  • Actively seek out work in consultation with Wildlands Chief Executive.
  • Promoting company services.

What we can offer:

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

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

Applications Close: Friday 28 February at 5pm.

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

Ecological Restoration Team Leader

Rotorua

A fulltime permanent Team Leader position is available at Wildlands Rotorua. This role is to lead a small team in the field undertaking ecological restoration works which includes pest plant control, planting and pest animal control.

An experienced Team Leader is preferred however applicants with at least 2-3 years’ experience as a Field Team Member will also be considered. It is essential that you are able to communicate effectively to staff, and have excellent planning and problem-solving skills and are efficient. This role requires visits to new and ongoing ecological restoration sites throughout the Bay of Plenty and south Waikato and possibly further afield where staying away overnight will be required. The work requires staff to use agrichemicals (herbicides), animal toxins (poisons).

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.
  • Thorough knowledge and experience of native planting, pest plant and animal monitoring and control.
  • 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. camera).
  • A good level of fitness.
  • Full NZ drivers licence (manual).
  • Can confidently tow a trailer

Preferred applicants will hold CURRENT relevant qualifications and experience. These include Growsafe, First Aid, Chainsaw, 4WD, Controlled Substance Licence (CSL), ATV and SiteSafe. 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: Friday 28 February 2020 at 5pm.

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

Senior Ecologist - Avifauna Specialist

Anywhere in New Zealand

Permanent position

• Enthusiastic knowledgeable Avifauna Specialist/Ecologist with a post-graduate degree (MSc or PhD)

• Excellent writing skills

• Committed to providing high-quality ecological advice

• Applicants should demonstrate passion and knowledge of NZ ecology, with specialist knowledge in NZ Avifauna

We are looking for Senior Avifauna Ecologist to join our nationwide team of dedicated and specialist ecologists. Wildlands has offices throughout the country. 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.

Therefore, we require an experienced Avifauna ecologist for this role. The successful applicant will have a proven track record in high quality field assessment and technical reporting.

Working from any location, 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 avifauna.
  • Skills and experience in New Zealand vegetation and botany.
  • 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 driver’s licence.
  • 4WD experience.

Some key tasks include:

  • Operating at a high professional level within the ecological sector.
  • Development of solutions.
  • Personal development and commitment to progressing your career as an ecologist.
  • Supporting and contributing to the 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 the client base and resource management in the avifauna field.
  • Proactively manage the flow of information, correspondence, and queries.
  • Proactively interpreting and taking appropriate actions/decisions.

If you have a genuine passion for avifauna, 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.

Applications Close: Friday 28 February at 5pm.

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

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