Lake Rotoiti
Nelson Lakes National Park



  • Broad range of tasks
  • Great organisation and culture

The Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment provides robust, independent advice to Members of Parliament on environmental matters. The Commissioner is supported by a team of investigative researchers and policy professionals. The Commissioner conducts investigations spanning science and policy, advises on Bills before Parliament, and seeks to improve public understanding of the environment. Key to the Commissioner's role is making recommendations to Parliament based on objective and independent assessment of the evidence.

The Office Administrator is a key position with a broad range of responsibilities. These include being the first point of contact for visitors, taking enquiries, event and meeting support, general administrative support, running payroll, and assisting the finance manager with basic financial and accounting-related tasks.

To be successful in this position, you must have a tertiary qualification, ideally with an accounting or finance component. You should have current experience in general office administration/reception, coupled with an aptitude for basic accounting and payroll work. As this is a small organisation, team fit is critical. You must be an excellent communicator with a passion for customer service and for going the extra mile to help others.

This is an excellent opportunity to take the next step in your career by joining a small, vibrant and nimble organisation that makes a huge contribution to our country’s environment management process.

To apply, you will need to include your CV, along with a well-written cover letter that outlines your experience and ability to meet the requirements of this role and your interest in the environment sector.

All applications and enquiries should be addressed to Simon Boyes at JacksonStone & Partners  Ph 04 550 8000. Please follow this link to submit your application and view the position description –

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Applications close – 9am, Monday 16 February, 2015.