Gully Restoration Advisor - Hamilton City Council

  • Natural restoration and biodiversity
  • Engaging with our gully community
  • Making a positive difference to Hamilton/Kirikiriroa natural environments

As part of Hamilton City Council's Community Group, our Parks and Recreation unit has responsibility in continuing to ensure Hamilton remains one of New Zealand's most attractive and liveable cities. Our wider team manage the city's visitor destinations, recreation facilities, parks and open spaces for our communities to play, relax and come together.

Become part of Hamilton City Council Natural Areas team, working towards achieving great biodiversity outcomes for the city by engaging with local gully owners and stakeholders to undertake gully restoration projects.

Raising an awareness and appreciation of Hamilton's gully systems and actively promoting and enabling the physical restoration of this resource is crucial to successful biodiversity outcomes for the city.

We need you to effectively engage and support existing gully restorers, while also encouraging further the uptake of gully restoration with other gully owners. The focus is on increasing biodiversity in the city. You will organise and engage gully owners at public meetings, during our workshops and via social media. In addition, you will coordinate resources to help improve our monitoring to document the benefits of our efforts.

If you're up for the challenge to further develop skills in environmental leadership, cultural capability and to develop and foster your conservation knowledge with our local gully owners then look no further and apply today

We're looking for a adviser, to lead a team carrying out important conservation work on significant natural areas within Hamilton/Kirikiriroa, providing opportunities to further develop skills in environmental leadership, cultural capability and to develop and foster your conservation knowledge.

This is your chance to be part of an organisation that is committed to building a more vibrant, attractive and prosperous city.

If this role sounds like it's for you, we would love to hear from you. Make it happen and apply online today!

For further information refer to the position description available HERE

Hamilton City Council is committed to being a high-performance organisation with people who think differently, act with integrity, make it happen and work together. This is your chance to be part of an organisation that is committed to building a more vibrant, attractive and prosperous city.

All candidates will be notified of the outcome on their application via email. Short-listed candidates may be required to complete an interview process, reference checks, pre-employment medical, drug and alcohol assessments, credit check and a Ministry of Justice or Police vetting check.

"We will only collect personal information from you, or any relevant agencies with your consent, in accordance with our obligations in the Privacy Act 2020, which are to only undertake pre-employment screening checks relevant to the specific duties and functions of the role being advertised. The types of checks we conduct will vary depending on the role. You can find more information by clicking here about our recruitment process including the specific checks we undertake for each role."

Hamilton City Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture.

Please note this role is being sourced directly and we are not accepting applications via external recruitment agencies. Due to border restrictions, only people who are already eligible to live and work in New Zealand should apply. Evidence will be required.

Location: Hamilton City

Employment Type: Permanent

Applications Close: 29/10/2021 | APPLY NOW

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