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Technician - Plant Ecology - Part-time 0.5 FTE

Technician - Plant Ecology - Part-time 0.5 FTE

Technician - Plant Ecology - Part-time 0.5 FTE


Closing Date : 23 Jan 2018

At Unitec, our Environmental and Animal Sciences programmes prepare our students for an exciting and rewarding career caring for animals, protecting our natural environment and helping to solve environmental issues through powerful science communication.


As our Technician - Plant Ecology, you'll be responsible for looking after laboratory instruments and training people on how to use them, whilst upholding our Health and Safety guidelines here at Unitec.

Daily, you'll supervise students out in the field and collect plant and insect samples. At Unitec, we have our very own Herbarium and you'll be working closely with your team to assist in this area.

You'll also be responsible for providing technical support and assistance to our Academic staff with their plant based research and data entry.

Your experience

As a Technician - Plant Ecology, you will come with proven experience in field Ecology and insect collections. You're a strong communicator with impeccable time management skills.

It is essential you have a degree in Ecology or Field Biology with a strong knowledge of plants and New Zealand history of plants.

As your start and finish times may vary week to week, you'll be flexible and adaptable to work within a set roster. We are looking for you to be research active and have experience with HSNO Exempt .

To be successful in this role you must have a New Zealand clean, full driver's licence.

Sound interesting?

In exchange for your hard work, you'll receive a competitive salary, as well as progressive opportunities to develop your career.

Come work at our beautiful green campus in Central Auckland, with scenic forest walkways, a waterfall, and pūkeko roaming the fields. 

The closing date for applications is 23 January 2018.

We don't always work towards fixed deadlines and may review applications as we receive them. We encourage you to apply early.

To apply for this job, please click the apply button now or go to our job site and enter the job code 29049.


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