Current vacancies

​Job title
Closing date​
Biosecurity and Biodiversity Operations Manager​5.00pm, Monday, 12 March 2018
​GIS Analyst​5.00pm, Monday, 26 February 2018


​Biosecurity and Biodiversity Operations Manager

Closing date: 5.00pm, Monday, 12 March 2018

Relocation package available

Southland is home to some of New Zealand’s most pristine and dynamic environments which are home to unique and varied biodiversity.  As well as the kelp forest of Rakiura, the internationally significant RAMSAR wetland at Waituna, and the remnant kahikatea forest of the Southland plains, the region is home to a plethora of endemic, rare and threatened species.

Southland has one of the most diverse and challenging environments in New Zealand.  The region’s economic and social health is closely tied to the environment through both agriculture and tourism.

The Biosecurity and Biodiversity Operations Manager is responsible for developing appropriate policy and implementing effective work programmes to help us preserve, protect and manage the regions taonga and the region’s economic resources for current and future generations.

Our biosecurity and biodiversity work requires collaboration with and commitment from a large base of stakeholders and your interaction with these people and organisations will be crucial to the programme’s success.

As well as experience in leading a skilled team, you will need the ability to develop and foster relationships and work in partnership with the wider community. 

To be successful in this role, you will require:

- a relevant tertiary qualification or equivalent experience;
- extensive experience in natural resource management and/or regulatory enforcement (preferably in local government);
- a broad knowledge of the resource management functions of a regional council;
- sound report writing and auditing skills.

Southland has a close-knit and caring community with the great outdoors at the back door.  In addition to the short, simple commutes and affordable housing that the region offers, Environment Southland provides:

• challenging and interesting work
• engaged and engaging colleagues
• a positive and supportive work culture
• flexibility to manage your hours

Read the job description (below) and click here to apply and upload your CV and detailed cover letter.

Biosecurity and Biodiversity Operations Manager.pdf

​GIS Analyst

​Closing date: 5.00pm, Monday, 26 February 2018

At Environment Southland, we actively enhance the experience of living and working in a sustainable region.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced GIS Analyst.  If you are looking for a job with lots of variety and enjoy developing GIS solutions using the latest ESRI products, then apply now!

The job requires:
• a relevant tertiary qualification;
• good analytical and problem solving skills;
• knowledge and experience in the use of ESRI GIS software applications, concepts and methodologies.

Southland has lots to offer, including:
• affordable housing;
• short and easy commutes;
• challenging and interesting work;
• positive and supportive work culture;
• the great outdoors at the backdoor.

Read the job description (below) and click here to apply and upload your CV and detailed cover letter.

GIS Analyst.pdf

Information for applicants

Read our 'information for applicants' document before you apply, to find out what we're looking for in a job application.

Information for applicants

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