Environment Advisor

Wellington based
  • Key planning/advisory role
  • National/Regional engagement
  • Wellington based

Fish & Game New Zealand manages, maintains and enhances sports fish and game birds and their habitats in the best long-term interests of present and future generations of anglers and hunters. Fish & Game New Zealand is looking for an Environmental Advisor to support the NZ Fish and Game Council and coordinate with the 12 regional Fish and Game Councils.

You must have a real connection with environmental challenges, recognising the positive part that Fish & Game NZ plays across those.

Specific areas of responsibility for this role include:

  • Supporting the Council to advocate generally and in any statutory planning process.
  • Providing active support and co-ordination to Fish & Game regions engaging in regional planning processes
  • Developing a strategy to co-ordinate regional resource management activity which complements a national advocacy strategy
  • Case management of resource management cases that receive funding from the NZ Fish & Game Council legal fund

Your background will most likely include environmental planning or time spent in environmental law.

With a small, highly dedicated team, you must enjoy taking personal responsibility in driving outcomes; be a genuine contributor; possess superior communication and engagement skills as connection with the Regions is absolutely critical; and enjoy the challenge of operating in a change environment.

For further information in strict confidence, please email your CV with Cover Letter to tony@swr.nz quoting ref.3293727 or contact Tony Walsh on 029 271-1101 or Suzannah Moller on 021 029 248 8502.


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