Hiring: Casual Revegetation Officer, Punakaiki

Conservation Volunteers New Zealand is a place where you can bring your purpose to life through the work you do, creating a world where people and nature flourish together.

Learn more about what it means to be part of the CVNZ journey by visiting “About us”.

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Conservation Volunteers New Zealand (CVNZ) is a community-based not for profit that is dedicated to the protection and restoration of Te Taiaio (environment) in Aotearoa. 

With offices in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Punakaiki, each year we engage thousands of volunteers on restoration projects across the country.  With the incredible support of volunteers and field staff, to date we have planted more than 1.3 million native trees, cleared 455 hectares of invasive weeds and 120,000 kg of rubbish. That’s not to mention our predator control, species monitoring, the scores of people who have found full time employment through our Conservation Work Skills programme and thousands of volunteers connected to Te Taiao and educated on conservation issues across Aotearoa.

By becoming a member of the CVNZ team, you will be using your passion for conservation to enable this mahi to continue and Papatūānuku to thrive.

Revegetation Officer, Punakaiki

Punakaiki Office is seeking an enthusiastic and passionate person to join our team at Punakaiki delivering a large-scale revegetation project.  The work will involve tree planting, maintenance, nursery work and other tasks as required.

Job Type: Casual

Location: Punakaiki

Hours: Variable

Wage:  $26 per hour

Essential Qualifications & Experience

  • First Aid Certificate
  • Growsafe Basic Certificate
  • Full Drivers Licence

Desirable Qualification & Experience

  • Previous experience in the application of OH&S policies and procedures as they apply to practical conservation and regeneration projects
  • Safe operation of brush cutters and augers
  • Proven ability to work cooperatively as part of a team
  • Previous experience with conservation work
  • Good work ethic and ability to meet minimum attendance targets

If this opportunity excites you, click the button below for full position description or to apply.

Applications including resume, cover letter and responses to Key Selection Criteria are to be submitted via the application form below.

CVNZ is a Child Safe Organization and an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Applications close on Sunday 12 November 2023

Enquiries can be directed to the HR Coordinator by email [email protected] .