Department of Conservation

He angitūtanga: About the Role

In this newly created role, you will report to Te Papa Atawhai’s Director, Human Resources, while providing critical support to the Regional Operations Director and their leadership team. Supported by subject matter experts across Te Papa Atawhai, this is a true generalist role.

You will provide support across all HR workstreams including employment relations and performance management, organisational development and workforce planning, capability building and employee engagement, as well as recruitment and remuneration.

This is one of two new roles which have been created as part of a pilot project. One is based in Invercargill looking after the Southern South Island Region, and the other is based in Taupō looking after the Central North Island Region.

He kōrero mōu: What we are looking for

Your ability to provide pragmatic, business savvy HR advice will be critical to your success in the role.

You will be adept at balancing a varied and demanding workload, as well as providing both strategic advice and hands on support. You will be able to quickly earn the trust and confidence of your internal customers, while connecting with expertise across the business to ensure the right advice is given.

It’s important that you are exceptionally well organised and action oriented, as well as a quick learner. A passion for Te Papa Atawhai’s Kaupapa is essential.

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What’s in it for you?

  • The opportunity to work with great people, communities and places;
  • Being part of a supportive and collaborative working environment with a close knit team;
  • The chance to be part of a large organisation that is central to Aotearoa New Zealand’s way of life;
  • An opportunity to contribute to our culture of continuous improvement.

Eligibility to work in New Zealand is mandatory – this includes holding a valid work visa that covers the whole period of employment.

Please apply online via the DOC Careers Centre with a CV and cover letter demonstrating how you meet the requirements above.

For any enquiry, please contact Amy Tea at

Applications close at 5pm on Monday, 19 April 2021.

DOC is committed to a diverse workforce that represents the communities we serve, and to creating an inclusive workplace culture. We offer a range of flexible working options depending on the needs of the role and its work context.


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