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12 months, Full Time

Living Springs is seeking a passionate Conservation Field Worker as part of the Helping Hands programme working with Te Hapū o Ngāti Wheke Inc and Conservation Volunteers NZ to deploy a workforce dedicated to the ecological restoration of the Whakaraupō catchment.

The successful applicant will be part of a team with the ultimate vision of increasing the abundance and diversity of mahinga kai and taonga species on the lands surrounding Whakaraupō/ Lyttelton Harbour.

If you enjoy spending time in Whakaraupō and have an interest in advancing your career in the conservation industry, this could be the role for you. This is a physically demanding field-based position that will take you deep into the native bush.

The ideal candidates will be organised, conscientious and have experience working outdoors in rugged terrain and in variable weather conditions. This role will suit a self-motivated person with a strong work ethic. Someone that can operate well both in an isolated environment and as part of a team. They will have a strong community focus and  a positive work attitude.

Mō mātou – About us

As a host of many large groups, schools, community groups and health camps, Living Springs gives people memories and experiences that can impact them for life. The 400ha hillside location at the head of Whakaraupō/ Lyttelton Harbour, flows from the crater to the sea/ ki uta ki tai, makes Living Springs a unique and wonderful place.

You can apply by emailing your Cover Letter and CV to

Closing date 26 August 2022

To view the position description please click on the link below.

Conservation Field Worker position description

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