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 Ngāti Mākino Iwi Authority

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Digital Taiao Technicial


Ngati Makino is at a very exciting time oftheir iwi development journey. With a strategic plan recently developed, we are looking foran experienced information technology guru to organise and operate a physical and virtual network of human and digital monitoring and recording capability that empowers the best management of the Ngati Makino rohe.

This is a multi-faceted role that includes activities ranging from general IT support; assist and develop database solutions; desktop analysis of resource consent applications; to on-site cultural monitoring of earthworks; and drone deployment gathering video data for cultural and ecosystem monitoring purposes.

You will join a small professional team in this exciting and challenging role.

The successful candidate is expected to have advanced computer skills in website and database management; and a high level of technical ability regarding digital recording devices and equipment; graphics software, and experience and knowledge with Geographical Information Systems (GIS).

As Digital Taiao Technician, you will have responsibility and accountability for assisting with the development of, and implementing the Ngati Makino Iwi Management plan.  

Cultural monitoring, analysis and reporting

  • Database management – Iwi Register and Computer Aided Drafting 
  • Digital identification and monitoring of cultural sites 
  • Drone deployment to capture aerial video footage for Ngati Makino resources
  • Iwi Management Plan preparation and implementation, including on-line resources
  • Contribution to Report Preparation using established formats
  • On-site Cultural monitoring of earthworks for a range of projects
  • Ngati Makino Heritage Trust event planning and equipment management 
  • Meeting attendance with councils and committees
  • Project Coordination

Technical & Analytical Support

  • Digital information capture and analysis for events and projects
  • Digital sampling of water quality and climatic conditions 
  • Site investigations including soil properties and logs, photography, council recordsMap preparation including; Resource mapping, Activity mapping, Historic mapsResource Consent triage and standardized responses to developers 
  • Communications  and slide show resources design and/or preparation
  • Mauri Model assessments including Excel spreadsheets and graphing results
  • Digital Record Archiving and digitizing of reports and resources
  • Providing support at conferences, wananga and symposia 

Reporting to the Ngati Makino Kaiwhakahaere Matua / General Manager, you will have proven technical skills, experience in iwi advancement and knowledge of Ngati Makino. You will have knowledge of Te Reo me ona tikanga and good written communication, computer and media skills. You will have the ability to identify and promote the best interests of Ngati Makino and work in collaboration with the Kaiwhakahaere matua, other Hapu and Iwi in a way that positively contributes to the achievement of our strategic aspirations.

Applications should be emailed to kepa@ngatimakino.co.nz and should be received no later than 1.00pm on Thursday 7th June 2018.

Shortlisting will take place Friday with Interviews scheduled for Sunday 10th June.

Salary: $55,000 - $69,999

Work Type: Full Time

Classification: Science & TechnologyLaboratory & Technical Services

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