Kaimahi for Nature - Trapper
Kii Tahi Nursery & Land Care is a wholly owned and operated company of Ngaa Rauru Kiitahi Iwi. Kii Tahi was established in 2001 under a Local Level Solutions programme run by Te Puni Kookiri. Kii Tahi is situated on Wai-o-Turi Marae land in Paatea. Kii Tahi provides services across our rohe through contracts for riparian plant production and landcare services. 13,000 plants were delivered in 2020 - 2021 with an increase in planting jobs taken on over the winter months.
The trapper will be part of a team which is helping protect New Zealand’s biodiversity. You’ll be working in a small team that’s helping rid New Zealand of its most damaging introduced predators and protect our farming community by eradicating TB.
Due to the nature of the position, you must be physically fit and have proven outdoor experience. You may have gained your experience on farms, in forestry or hunting. You might enjoy physically active outdoor sports such as tramping, climbing or have had other outdoor roles working or navigating in challenging New Zealand bush environments.
Among other duties you will be riding motorbikes, 4WD or walking to complete trapping, baiting, surveying and monitoring of pest animals, including possums, rats, stoats and ferrets. Some travelling or camping away from your home base for short periods may be required.
As a small business, we require staff to be team players, multi-functional, and to pitch in and help as and when required.