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About The opportunity | Ko te āheinga:

Our Regional Assets team is looking for a Ranger to provide monitoring and reporting of public access to rivers, regional parks, river mouth openings, pathways and gravel operations in the Hawke’s Bay region. The role will report to and work alongside our Senior Ranger as part of the wider HBRC Schemes team. You will be a vital member of our team, playing an important public-facing role that ensures our regional assets are well monitored, maintained and safe for public use. This is a permanent, full-time role. Please note, there will be a requirement to be part of an on-call roster which includes weekends and public holidays.


About you | E pā ana ki a koe:

You will be someone who cares about our region and aims to educate others around how their behaviours impact our environment. As a publicly visible figure for HBRC, you will demonstrate great interpersonal skills, have an empathetic and understanding approach while confidently ensuring Council policies and regulations are adhered to. You will have skills in conflict resolution and be able to deescalate situations where undesirable behaviours are present.


The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated, pro-active and energetic person with an excellent ‘can do’ attitude. Preferably you will also have:

  • Proven experience in a similar public-facing or enforcement/monitoring role.
  • Good knowledge of using risk/threat assessment framework.
  • A solid understanding of the issues associated with Hawke’s Bay rivers and drainage networks.
  • An understanding of community development and how to establish confidence in those communities to effectively promote HBRC’s policies or issues.
  • Sound judgement and initiative


What we offer | Nga huanga mōu

The salary range for this role is between $68,040 to $75,600 and will depend on the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. Other benefits of working for our team include limited income protection and life insurance, subsidised eye tests and lenses, flu vaccinations, and other well-being initiatives. HBRC also has a strong commitment to developing and upskilling people within a flexible and supportive working environment.


How to apply | I pēhea ki te whakauru:

All applicants must have existing rights to work in New Zealand.

To view the job description please click here.

 If this sounds like you then apply today! Applications close 3 May however we will be interviewing suitable candidates as they apply so please express your interest for the role ASAP.

Please apply via Seek.


About us | E pā ki a mātou:

At Hawke’s Bay Regional Council our purpose is to work with our community to protect and manage the region’s precious taonga of rivers, lakes, soils, air, coast and biodiversity for health, wellbeing and connectivity. Our organisation is diverse and our work is varied. Our structure comprises of six key business units; Corporate Services, Integrated Catchment Management, Asset Management, Māori Partnerships, Policy & Regulation, and the Executive Advisory Group which also consists of the Civil Defence and Emergency Management.


We focus on prioritising:

Te kounga o te wai, te haumarutanga me te mārohirohi ā-āhuarangi o te whakamarutanga | Water quality, safety and climate-resilient security.  

Kia koi, kia toitū hoki te whakamahinga o te whenua | Climate-smart and sustainable land use. 

Kia ora, kia āhei, kia mārohirohi ā-āhuarangi hoki te rerenga rauropi | Healthy, functioning and climate-resilient biodiversity. 

Kia toitū, kia mārohirohi ā-āhuarangi hoki ngā ratonga me ngā hanganga ā-whare | Sustainable and climate-resilient services and infrastructure

5 April 2023

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