Field Surveyor – Nationwide Opportunity!

Are you a people-focussed individual who thrives on benefiting your community? Do you want to play a key role in the sustainability of New Zealand’s marine life? Be proud of your contribution by helping the Ministry of Primary Industries to ensure the sustainable future of New Zealand’s fisheries. 

  • 3 to 4-month assignment, beginning July 2022
  • Flexible hours to suit all lifestyles
  • 20-30 hours per week including weekend work
  • Excellent training and support provided throughout
  • $26 per hour + 8% holiday pay and mileage allowance, including paid travel time

This is a nationwide project, and we are seeking people from all over New Zealand to take part!


The Role

You will be responsible for getting out and about in your local community, visiting pre-allocated addresses to gather demographic information and enrol eligible fishers to take part in the National Survey of Recreational Fishers.  You’ll have the confidence to engage with respondents and have encouraging conversations with members of the community around the purpose and importance of this survey. 
National Research Bureau (NRB) has partnered with Madison, and we’re excited to be recruiting surveyors to help with this important and meaningful research. The National Survey of Recreational Fishers is initiated and sponsored by the Ministry for Primary Industries. Surveying recreational fishers’ catch is vital to the assessment of the stock of marine species in New Zealand’s coastal waters. This survey is run every 5-6 years and collects fishing information from marine recreational fishers which helps towards the future decision making for fisheries management.
To be successful in this role you will:

  • Be goal-oriented and self-motivated
  • Have excellent communication and relationship building skills
  • Be confident approaching houses and personally interacting with a wide range of people
  • Have strong time management, organisational and scheduling skills
  • Be reliable and trustworthy
  • Have common sense and the ability to problem solve and use your initiative
  • Be quick to learn and able to navigate a tablet device

You will need to have:

  • Current New Zealand Drive License (minimum of restricted)
  • Current WOF and Registration
  • Vehicle insurance
  • Eligibility to work in New Zealand

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you! We are also seeking referrals, so if you know anybody who may be interested, tell them to contact us!

Please click on ‘APPLY’ now!

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