Do you enjoy working in the bush? Are you physically fit and able to, carry loads across steep terrain? Are you looking to upskill and take on a new challenge?

Uenuku are developing a whenua protection team to undertake pest control & environmental management of our rohe and are currently seeking applications for the following full-time positions:

Tiramahi Whenua – Field Crew Workers

4x full-time positions
40 hours a week Monday-Friday

Tauira Mahi Whenua – Field Crew Trainees

2x full-time positions
40 hours a week Monday-Friday

For these positions you will have a passion for protecting the environment, are keen to learn & upskill (all training will be provided), have a full driver’s license along with NCEA Level 1 & 2 qualifications but, most importantly you must not be afraid of hard work and are willing to turn up on time to support your team.

Kaitaki Whenua – Field Crew Team Leader

1X full-time position
40 hours a week Monday-Friday

For this position you will have exceptional team management skills with a strong health and safety focus and are not afraid of getting out in the field with your team. Practical experience in pest control management is a must along with a preference for applicants with First Aid/Growsafe Certificates, a Controlled Substance License & Basic Chainsaw qualifications. 4×4 and LUV driving experience is an advantage and you will also be an excellent manager of time and computer literate.

Why work for Iwi?

Uenuku is committed to building a highly-skilled workforce that
lives and celebrates our core values as tangata whenua along with proactively working to train & upskill kaimahi as, we all strive towards a prosperous future.

Applications close at 5pm on 31 August, 2021. Please apply by emailing a CV and cover letter demonstrating how you meet the relative position requirements to

For any enquiries, please contact the Project Manager Steve Hirini on 021 651 958 or

All the above positions are full-time, fixed-term for an initial 3-year period with the expectation of developing into future opportunities.