Jobs at Wildlands

Pest Plant and Pest Animal Control Positions

Wildlands – Auckland

Permanent position

Would you like hands-on involvement with ecological restoration projects in the Auckland Region?

Wildland Consultants is a leading ecological restoration provider committed to the care and enhancement of our natural environment. Wildlands works closely with a range of clients throughout NZ to plan and implement a multitude of ecological restoration projects.

Wildlands are looking to fill several roles to expand our established field teams at three locations across Auckland. We are seeking a diverse workforce to represent the areas in which we are working. Therefore we have a range of roles available, from unskilled/inexperienced, to well qualified and experienced staff. Suitable training and mentoring will be provided as necessary.

It is essential that you have a willingness to contribute and work as a team, are physically fit (the jobs are physically demanding), and 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
  • Native and pest plant identification skills
  • Herbicide application skills
  • Pest animal control
  • Decision making
  • Having a good level of fitness as these are physically demanding roles
  • 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.

Applicants wishing to apply for a supervisory role should further demonstrate:

  • Health and safety leadership in the field
  • Mentoring staff and undertaking/facilitating internal training
  • Sound pest plant identification
  • Experience with pest plant control methods
  • Proven indigenous plant identification skills
  • Pest animal monitoring and control experience including data collection and management
  • Experience with planning, undertaking and managing restoration plantings
  • Reporting to internal and external clients
  • Client liaison and project management experience.

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

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Please apply with your CV, including a detailed summary of your interest, attitude, experience, and copies of any relevant training and qualifications to:

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

Applications ongoing.

Ecologist - Bat Specialist

Central to upper North Island

Permanent position

  • Enthusiastic knowledgeable Bat Specialist Ecologist with a post-graduate degree (MSc or PhD).
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Committed to providing high-quality ecological advice.
  • Join the team at Wildland Consultants.
  • Applicants should demonstrate passion and knowledge of NZ ecology, with specialist knowledge in NZ bats.

We are looking for Senior Bat Specialist to join our nationwide team of dedicated and specialist ecologists. 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. We are seeking an experienced bat specialist ecologist for this role.

The successful applicant will have a proven track record in high quality 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 with New Zealand bats.
  • Skills and experience with other New Zealand fauna (and vegetation and botany), and 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 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 yet to be confirmed but is anticipated to be in the central to upper North Island.

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 ongoing

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

Pest Plant and Pest Animal Control Positions

Wildlands - 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.

Please apply in writing with a cover letter and your CV to:

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

Applications Close: Sunday 5 January 2020 at 5pm.

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

Office Administration Assistant

Auckland

Permanent part time position – 24 hours per week

  • Committed to providing high-quality administration support

This is an exciting and diverse role, where you will be part of a dedicated team and be surrounded by great people to work with. The Administration team supports the daily functions of our Auckland operations based in our Grey Lynn office.

This role is focussed on key support areas to our staff such as:

  • Reception
  • Preparing and formatting reports
  • Accounts Payable processing
  • Agenda Preparation and Minutes
  • General Office administration

We are looking for a friendly, savvy administrator who has experience with the tasks listed above in a similar position. Your communication (written, verbal and listening) and organisational skills will be key to your success in this role. You will be resourceful and solution orientated to proactively support our staff with your effective customer service skills and most importantly you’ll be enthusiastic about what you do, and love working with people – a true team player.

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

What you need:

  • Able to work Mondays but the other days/hours are flexible
  • Excellent knowledge and experience in Microsoft Office suite including;
    • MS Word and its features for report production and formatting.
    • MS Excel and its features for recording and managing data sets.
    • MS Outlook and MS PowerPoint.
  • A natural communicator with great people skills, excellent phone manner and proven written communication skills with an effective command of written and spoken English.
  • A high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • A quick learner who can follow instructions.
  • Be resilient, resourceful and possess a positive can-do attitude.
  • Experience in accounts payable processing

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

Senior Vegetation Ecologist

Christchurch

We are seeking a self-motivated Senior Vegetation Ecologist to join our Christchurch team. The ideal candidate will have a Post Graduate Degree in Ecology, Botany, Biology, or related field. An in-depth knowledge of NZ vegetation, flora, and fauna, and the ability to identify pragmatic, practical solutions to ecological challenges.Essential to the applicants success in the role will be their ability to provide specialist consultancy services in the area of freshwater ecology and other relevant specialist areas.

Some key tasks include:

  • Conducting ecological and environmental impact assessments
  • Provide high-level scientific report writing, including relevant policy and legislation requirements, ecological impact assessment, monitoring and making recommendations
  • Ability to manage projects (or parts of) and budgets to meet time and resource requirements
  • Capability to travel to and undertake fieldwork with minimal support, possible for extended period of time
  • Ability to participate in field-based work, collect and analyse ecological data and prepare clear, concise, accurate reports in a timely and cost efficient manner.

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. You will also be rewarded with a market competitive salary.

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

Applications Close: Friday 10 January 2020 at 5pm.

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

Senior Freshwater Ecologist

Chrischurch

We are seeking a self-motivated Senior Freshwater Ecologist to join our Christchurch team. The ideal candidate will have a Post Graduate Degree in Freshwater Ecology and expertise in NZ freshwater ecology, including freshwater fish, pest fish and restoration of freshwater ecosystems. Essential to the applicants success in the role will be their ability to provide specialist consultancy services in the area of freshwater ecology and other relevant specialist areas.

Some key tasks include:

  • Conducting ecological and environmental impact assessments
  • Provide high-level scientific report writing, including relevant policy and legislation requirements, ecological impact assessment, monitoring and making recommendations
  • Ability to manage projects (or parts of) and budgets to meet time and resource requirements
  • Capability to travel to and undertake fieldwork with minimal support, possible for extended period of time
  • Ability to participate in field-based work, collect and analyse ecological data and prepare clear, concise, accurate reports in a timely and cost efficient manner.

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. You will also be rewarded with a market competitive salary.

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

Applications Close: Friday 10 January 2020 at 5pm.

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

Health & Safety Manager - Fixed Term for 6 Months

Rotorua

We are seeking a self-motivated Health and Safety Manager to join our Head Office in Rotorua. The overall focus of this position is to ensure delivery of a safe working strategy consistent with wildlands policies and in compliance with current NZ health and safety legislation.

Some key tasks include:

  • Manage injury and compliance investigations
  • Develop and implement environment, health, and safety compliance plans
  • Provide advice, support and assistance that will enable Wildlands to provide a safe and healthy environment in accordance with legislative compliance.

We are looking for a successful relational manager with a genuine ability to engage with people and get results.

What you need:

  • Proven relevant people management experience in health and safety or similar roles
  • A history of successful people engagement and achievement of expected outcomes from health and safety projects and initiatives
  • Step change management, coaching and facilitation experience
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate, communicate and partner with people
  • Experience in system development, implementation and maintenance

If you have a genuine passion, commitment, are hard working and focussed at all times on the safety of people we would love to hear from you.

This position can be fulltime or part time over the 6 month fixed term.

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

Senior Consultant Ecologists

Hamilton and New Plymouth

We are seeking two self-motivated Senior Consultant Ecologists to join the Wildlands team: one based at Hamilton and one in New Plymouth. The ideal candidates will:

  • Be an enthusiastic, knowledgeable ecologist/botanist with a post graduate degree (MSc or PhD)
  • Have excellent writing skills
  • Committed to proving high-quality ecological advice

Essential to the applicants success in these roles is to have an in-depth knowledge of NZ vegetation, flora, and fauna, and the ability to identify pragmatic, practical solutions to ecological challenges, and to provide specialist consultancy services.

Some key tasks include:

  • Conducting ecological and environmental impact assessments
  • Provide high-level scientific report writing, including relevant policy and legislation requirements, ecological impact assessment, monitoring and making recommendations
  • Ability to manage projects (or parts of) and budgets to meet time and resource requirements
  • Capability to travel to and undertake fieldwork with minimal support, possible for extended period of time
  • Ability to participate in field-based work, collect and analyse ecological data, and prepare clear, concise, accurate reports in a timely and cost efficient manner.

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. You will also be rewarded with a market competitive salary.

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: 24 January 2020 at 5pm.

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

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