CLOSED: Predator Control Field Crew, Glenorchy

Listed: 1st July 2022

Full-time, fixed-term position to June 2024

This is an enterprising landscape scale conservation and human well-being project, aiming to provide both employment opportunities and game changing outcomes for biodiversity conservation in the region..

We are seeking field crew to work in Glenorchy to:

  • Install new trap lines in the backcountry.
  • Maintain and clear existing and new traplines.
  • Install and monitor live capture traps.
  • Dispatch caught cats, possums, hedgehogs.
  • Construct traps.
  • Monitor biodiversity.
  • And do other general bio-diversity enhancement tasks.

Key attributes to succeed in this role:

  • A high level of fitness and the ability to carry heavy loads.
  • Being comfortable working both solo and as a small team for extended periods in the backcountry in variable weather conditions.
  • Experience with firearms.
  • NZ firearms licence (or be in the process of obtaining one).
  • Commitment to conservation.
  • The ability to stay overnight in the backcountry when required.
  • Be familiar in use of a map and compass/GPS.
  • Commitment to excellent health & safety practices
  • Hold a current driver’s licence.
  • Willingness to handle dead rats.

A current First Aid certificate would also be advantageous.

For a copy of the Job Descriptions and to Apply, contact

Applications close: Thursday, 14th July 2022.

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