Team Leader, Kaitiaki Kauri Project
|Kia tū tika ai te whare tapu o Ngāpuhi |
(That the sacred house of Ngāpuhi stands strong)
Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi-Ō-Ngāpuhi is working in partnership with Department of Conservation to protect kauri forests. The Kaitiaki Kauri Project is a two-year project that has been established to contain the spread of kauri dieback disease.
This is an advocacy focused project to protect the last remaining kauri forests in Te Pēwhairangi from kauri dieback disease. The project provides for a team of advocacy kaitiaki to deliver community education programmes to schools, marae, hunting clubs, track users, adjoining landowners, hapū and other community groups and organisations to influence behavioural change and protect the last remaining kauri forests in Te Pēwhairangi from kauri dieback disease.
The majority of field work will occur over the busy summer and holiday periods on conservation administered land throughout Te Pēwhairangi including Puketi Omahuta, Whangaroa, Opua and Russell. Field work will also include soil and pig monitoring using trail cameras in the forests. Additional work will include maintenance of campgrounds and hygiene stations.
Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi-Ō-Ngāpuhi and the Department of Conservation – Te Pēwhairangi has identified a need to recruit a team to undertake this work.
This project is also designed to support proposed pest control within the forest and adjacent landholdings.
The purpose of the role is to lead a team to deliver community education and associated work to advance protection services of kauri forests within Te Pēwhairangi.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
To achieve the purpose of the position the Team Leader will:
Knowledge Skills & Experience
Full current drivers licence essential
|HOW TO APPLY:||APPLICATION CLOSING DATE:|
|To receive the job-description, and to apply, please send your CV and a cover letter to [email protected]|
|5pm 7 July 2021|
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