Share this Job

Senior Regional Advisor | Flora

Date: 13-Jan-2021

Location: NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council


He angitūtanga: The opportunity


Our Environmental Services department is looking for a highly experienced specialist to provide botanical ecological management and restoration advice. You will be leading the strategic development of best practice indigenous vegetation management and restoration methods for application across local and regional programmes, and will provide advice and support to mana whenua, landowners and community conservation groups, to protect, restore and enhance Auckland's natural environment. 


He kōrero mōu: About you


You’re a subject matter with expertise with in-situ botanical conservation, ecological management and revegetation methodologies. You have proven experience providing specialist advice and high-quality project management for threatened plant species and indigenous vegetation protection. A natural collaborator, we’ll value your strong relationship-building skills as you will be working with the wider council family, industry groups, iwi and landowners to achieve shared outcomes, as well as engaging the public and utilising behaviour change approaches. You’ll have a qualification in a related discipline and/or equivalent work experience in botany, ecology and ecosystem management.


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 great opportunity to be part of an exciting programme of work which will improve Auckland’s precious natural environment for current and future generations.


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 Monday, 18 January 2021.  Please apply as soon as possible to avoid any disappointment. 

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.