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Biodiversity Advisor

Dunedin Central, New Zealand

Reference: 5796683

The Biodiversity Advisor is responsible for leading the delivery of the biodiversity outcomes sought under the Second-Generation Dunedin City District Plan (2GP) and Te Ao TÅ«roa (Dunedin's Environment Strategy 2016-2026).

This will include proactively working with landowners to:

  • understand the rules related to indigenous biodiversity protection in the 2GP;
  • understand the values that may be present on their properties;
  • encourage ecological restoration projects and the protection significant areas of indigenous vegetation and habitats of indigenous fauna.

The Biodiversity Advisor will also provide expert advice on ecological matters to support plan development and resource consent processes and support for the administration of the Biodiversity Fund.

If you are interested and possess the expertise and skills we are looking for, we would welcome your interest.

Salary Range: 75,404 - 88,710

Aplications close 31 January 2021

The DCC prioritises the health, safety and wellbeing for our teams, customers, and the wider community we engage with. The DCC supports the Government vaccination programme to help protect us all against Covid-19. Applicants will be expected to provide evidence of full Covid-19 vaccination as part of our recruitment process.


Applications Close: 31 Jan 2022