Senior Regional Advisor (Fauna)

Date: 01-Aug-2022

Location: Central Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

  • Join our Environmental Services team
  • Auckland City Location with flexible working
  • Permanent full-time opportunity


He angitūtanga: The opportunity


If you are knowledgeable and experienced in protecting and restoring indigenous fauna and habitats, we are looking for a Senior Regional Advisor (Fauna), to join our Specialist Advice team to support Auckland Council’s biodiversity work programmes. This is a great opportunity to guide efforts to improve the precious and unique wildlife and habitats of Tāmaki Makaurau for current and future generations.


The role sits within a high-performing team of biodiversity and biosecurity specialists and will focus on providing specialist fauna advice to the Environmental Services Department, wider Council and external partners. You will also be involved in planning, supporting and delivering operational plans and projects. In this influential role, which combines research, policy, field and office work, you will be working to protect and enhance some of the most threatened and interesting native species and their habitats across Tāmaki Makaurau.


He kōrero mōu: About you


We are looking for someone with at least 10 years’ experience in the conservation sector with specific expertise in indigenous fauna and habitat management. You will work alongside our technical specialists, other conservation agencies and partners to advocate for, influence and support indigenous fauna and biodiversity protection and management across public and private land in the region. You will have a demonstrated ability in project management, in writing and disseminating technical and scientific reports, have strong written and oral communication skills, and be proficient in data management and Geographic Information Systems (GIS).  You will have excellent knowledge of the fauna of Tāmaki Makaurau and be willing and able to mentor others.  



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!


Applications close Monday, 15th August 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.


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