Principal Specialist - Natural Environment Operations

Date: 18-Sep-2022

Location: Central Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council


  • Fixed term opportunity until December 2023
  • Undertake investigations to find solutions
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement


He angitūtanga: The opportunity


Our Natural Environment Delivery Team have a brand-new opportunity for a Principal Specialist - Natural Environment Operations to join the team on a fixed term basis.


This role will see you provide strategic guidance and specialist advice to support the efficient delivery of conservation outcomes by Natural Environment Delivery staff and co-delivery partners, to budget and on time.


Drive team leaders, programme managers and project managers to integrate delivery work plans across Natural Environment Delivery and Natural Environment Specialist Services.  As well as enabling key suppliers to grow their capability and capacity for conservation management. .


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He kōrero mōu: About you


We are looking for someone who is results focused, has excellent structured project management skills and is willing to solve complicated problems.


You will hold a Bachelor’s degree in Biosecurity, Ecology, Conservation, Environmental Service or related field. With project management experience of physical operations and some field work experience, particularly in an environmental context you will be well versed in strategic planning and process improvement capability.


Ideally you will have knowledge of and working experience in the protection and restoration of ecosystems.


Please note a full New Zealand driver’s license is required for this role.



Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer


In return for your hard work, you can expect a flexible and supportive work environment.


Ehara taku toa, he takitahi, he toa takitini My success is not mine alone, but the success of many.


You’ll also have access to a range of fantastic Auckland Council benefits, including discounted Leisure Centre membership and a range of other partnership discounts!


Take the next step in your career and embrace this fantastic opportunity to leave your legacy on Auckland!


Tono Mai: Apply now


Applications close Monday, 3rd October 2022

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.


Auckland Council strongly encourages our employees to be fully vaccinated.