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Student Ranger - Internship

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Date: 07-Aug-2018


Company: Auckland Council

  • 3 months paid summer park ranger- 11 positions available
  • Auckland based
  • Accommodation provided

A paid internship - providing you with relevant career experience through the summer months at our regional parks

The opportunity

Auckland’s Regional Parks play a fundamental role in preserving our unique and iconic landscapes across the region. Receiving up to 6 million visits a year, they are home to many rare and threatened ecosystems and native species.

This year we are on the hunt for 11 Student Summer Rangers to join our Regional Parks team for a 3 month internship! Our Student Park Rangers are a key part in facilitating safe and enjoyable outdoor recreation and education experiences while conserving and protecting cultural, natural, and heritage resources.

Based at one of our Regional Parks located within the Auckland Region, the rangers will assist with customer service, bylaw control and maintenance of the parks across the network. You will be provided with basic accommodation however will need to cover your travel expenses.  A clean and full NZ driver’s licence, with competent manual driving skills, is essential.

About you

If your studies would benefit from real-world experience and you are currently studying in the related fields of conservation, environmental management, ecology, cultural and NZ heritage, tourism, landscaping, horticulture, recreation and agriculture, we want to hear from you!

What we offer

These positions will work full-time from 15 November 2018 until 14 February 2019.  It will include working on a roster covering weekends and public holidays, including the Christmas and New Year period.

This is a fantastic opportunity to make a direct contribution to Auckland, whilst gaining on the job experience at one of our Regional Parks. If you are passionate about Auckland and the communities that make it a vibrant place to live, apply now!

As part of Auckland Council's drug and alcohol policy, you will be subject to drug & alcohol screening.

Applications close 26th of August 2018

Auckland Council is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.