Senior Regional Advisor Monitoring

Date: 09-Sep-2022

Location: Central Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

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


He angitūtanga: The opportunity


It’s an exciting time for our Environmental Services department as we’ve invested in a suite of programmes ranging from pest control in parks and island ecosystem protection, to increasing community-led conservation action. With this significant investment in protecting our natural environment, we need a highly experienced specialist to provide monitoring expertise to help track our progress.


We are looking for a Senior Regional Advisor – Monitoring to join our Specialist Advice team and co-lead the development of best practice monitoring and reporting on biodiversity outcomes (including operational performance indicators and Council’s Long-Term Plan targets).


In partnership with Council’s Research Investigation and Monitoring Unit (RIMU), you will establish monitoring programmes to keep track of operational activities and outcomes for indigenous ecosystems and species.


For a copy of the position description please click here



He kōrero mōu: About you


You’re a subject matter expert accomplished at providing best practice ecological and/or natural environment monitoring with proven experience providing high quality project management, reporting and specialist advice. You’re experienced with information management and statistical analysis for conservation and/or biosecurity, geospatial mapping and databases and in designing and implementing ecological monitoring programmes. You have knowledge of monitoring NZ indigenous biodiversity and the principles and practices of protecting it.


We are looking for a team player who thrives on challenges and has excellent communication skills, dealing with people in a customer service capacity. A full driver's licence is also required.



Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer


You will enjoy being part of our expert, committed and capable Environmental Services team.  Our priority is providing the best possible working environment for our staff which includes a focus on employee wellbeing and career progression opportunities.  Joining Environmental Services will provide you with the opportunity to work across the whole council family, with our mana whenua partners, community groups, private landowners, schools, non-government organisations and central government to support best practice conservation practices and outcomes. This is a once in a career opportunity to be part of an exciting programme of work which will improve Auckland’s precious natural environment for current and future generations.  



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! For more information on our employee benefits package please click here


Take the next step in your career and embrace this fantastic opportunity to leave your legacy on Auckland!  Apply now via the link.


Applications close Sunday, 2nd 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.


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