Stream Team Crew Member
About this job
Otara Waterways and Lake Trust has a long term vision to restore the mauri of the Otara waterways and reconnect people to their local creeks and streams. This role is part of a small team undertaking ecological/stream restoration which primarily includes native planting, plant maintenance and monitoring, pest plant control and some pest animal control. You will have either an NZQA Certificate in Horticulture (General) Level 3 OR at least 1 year of experience in similar restoration work.-Home gardening does not qualify. You will be trained in the correct use of herbicides in the riparian zone, weed identification, use of machinery and equipment, water quality testing and Health and safety. All tools, equipment and PPE clothing is provided. Applicants will be those who live locally around Otara/ Flat Bush with pride in their local environment, Native plant and pest plant identification knowledge, experience of pest plant (weed) control practices, and knowledge of agrichemical application (herbicides). For more info, check out their work on their Facebook page.
1- have either an NZQA Certificate in Horticulture (General) Level 3 OR at least 1 year of experience in similar restoration work.-Home gardening etc does not qualify. 2- that qualification/ experience needs to be noted on your CV. 3- have at least a Restricted Driver licence and be ready to move to FULL for insurance purposes driving the business vehicles. 4- be willing and healthy enough for physical labouring outdoors in all weathers. 5- Live Otara / Flat Bush area. 6- any criminal convictions are to be disclosed, and will be considered on a case by case basis.
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