Unleash your potential with a Summer Job at the Department of Conservation.
Opportunity to work in various areas including DOC huts, tracks, campgrounds, or visitor centres.
Assist with seasonal biodiversity work such as trapping, pest control, weeding or species management.
Jobs across the country, from Cape Reinga to Stewart Island.
Immerse yourself in some of New Zealand's most beautiful and unique places, help monitor and care for our taonga species or support visitors to respect and enjoy our part of the world.
Seasonal roles offer flexibility and are ideal if you're a graduate or student looking for summer employment or seeking a seasonal change to complement your winter work. You may be looking to take on a new challenge or develop new skills and gain work experience.
We have a variety of fixed-term roles for the summer season, with a variety of start dates from September 2023 through to May 2024. The terms are between four and nine months with some roles offering permanent seasonal employment. Roles will be advertised in groups between 18 July and 27 August 2023.
The roles cover a broad range of areas and you will:
support visitors that use DOC huts, tracks, campgrounds, islands, amenities, and visitor centres, including search and rescue in some areas
assist with seasonal biodiversity work such as trapping, pest control, weeding and a variety of work monitoring and caring for our taonga species.
Most importantly, you'll be supporting conservation and DOC's primary purpose to ensure 'Papatūanuku Thrives'.
Our seasonal Rangers will join a high performing operations team throughout the country. We anticipate this year to be a busy with both overseas visitors and New Zealanders enjoying what we have to offer in the great outdoors.
Full training is given for all roles. These positions are open to applicants who hold a work visa for the length role.
Visit our webpage to find out more about the positions available, positions details and information on the application and selection process. https://www.doc.govt.nz/careers/seasonal-recruitment/
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