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FIT Recreation Industry Job Board
FIT is a job site specialising in the Health, Fitness, Sports, Recreation, Leisure, Spa & Beauty markets in New Zealand and Australia. The site allows jobseekers to search for the jobs that they want in a more efficient way than those tradition methods of print media.
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Parks Asset Planner
Hastings District Council
Hastings District Council is seeking applications for the
position of Parks Asset Planner within the Parks and Property section in the
Asset Management Group. This role is a
part-time permanent role, 20 hours per week.
Applications are sought from well organised, enthusiastic, and
self-motivated people who are committed to quality outcomes for the whole
This position is responsible for assisting the Parks
Planning and Development Manager to carry out parks asset planning for
Council's parks and reserves. This is
achieved by developing and monitoring Asset Management Plans for parks assets, and
collecting and maintaining information on the scope and condition of parks
assets. Read more...
Applications close Tuesday 2 July, 2013.
Freyberg Pool and Fitness Centre - Wellington Central
Wellington is committed to providing affordable, accessible recreation and
leisure opportunities that encourage participation and enhance the health and
wellbeing of Wellington's communities. We have five indoor and two outdoor
swimming pools along with five recreation centres across the city that provides
a range of quality services to the people of Wellington.
will be working as part of a facility team to support a high standard of
customer service and facility presentation, while maintaining a safe and
enjoyable environment for customers and responding appropriately. Read more..
Applications close Monday 1 July, 2013
Learn to Swim Head Teacher and Instructors
Make a Splash with us!
We are looking for someone who has proven knowledge and experience in
all facets of child development and swim teaching to lead our dynamic Learn to
Swim team at Gallagher Aquatic Centre. This position will be a challenging
opportunity for someone to coordinate and lead the day to day management of our
busy swim school and some hands on teaching in the pool.
Hamilton Swimming Facilities are looking for three motivated people with
outstanding teaching skills to become part of our dynamic Learn to Swim team at
Waterworld and Gallagher Aquatic Centre. Read more...
Applications close Wednesday 19 June, 2013.
Hamilton is home to
over 200 parks and reserves. From large scale sports grounds and beautiful
destination parks like Taitua Arboretum to small neighbourhood parks and
playgrounds, there are spaces available to suit all recreation and leisure
These parks and reserves are managed by three teams within our tireless and
world class Parks and Open Spaces Unit - Landscapes, Sports Areas and Natural
Environments. The Unit is now looking for an Administration Assistant to join
our busy team.
A critical part of this role is providing exceptional service to people
visiting our Unit or contacting us by phone. You will be responsible for
handling their enquiries efficiently, and processing them into Work Orders for
the team. Read more...
Applications close Sunday 30 June, 2013.
Mainland Netball Zone Board Member
Zone 4 - Mainland Tasman, Canterbury and Tactix
The Mainland Netball Zone board is comprised of 7 Directors, with 4 independent positions (including the Chair and 1 NNZ appointed director), and 3 elected positions.
The Appointments Panel is looking to appoint a Mainland Netball Zone Board member who has established governance skills, and experience in leading transitional organizational change. Knowledge of and a passion for sport, and netball in particular, would be ideal. The Board member will need to have effective decision-making skills, with well-developed relationship-management skills and sound judgment. Read more..
Applications should be made by 5pm 28 June, 2013.
Aquatic Education Instructor
- Start your career in the sports and recreation industry
Excellent opportunities for development
- Comprehensive training
This role involves teaching swimming and water safety to children from
six months through all age groups, including adults. The majority of our
instruction takes place in a purpose built 25 metre heated pool. As an Aquatic
Education Instructor your responsibilities will be to facilitate learning by
creating a relaxed and safe environment for learners. Read more...
Applications close 25 June 2013
Senior Aquatic Education Instructor
Permanent / Full time
- Take the next step in your career
in the sports and recreation industry
- Excellent opportunities for
As a Senior Instructor you will be responsible for the training and
development of Instructors that work in your area of expertise.
You will be leading the team that facilitates advanced learn to swim,
adapted swimming, adults and extension classes
Reporting to the Programmes Team Leader, you will:
- Instruct to an extremely high
- Mentor Instructors to obtain the
required skill levels
- Have excellent communication and
- Be comfortable working as part of
several teams at once
- Indentify and participate in the
Health, Safety and Wellbeing of all our clients. Read more..
Applications closeTuesday 25 June 2013
Policy Analyst - Parks and Open Space
We are seeking to appoint a Policy Analyst - Parks and Open Space to
join our Community and Cultural Policy (Central) team based in the CBD. The
team is responsible for providing policy advice and leading a range of planning
projects for the Council and local boards within the central area of Auckland. Central
Auckland is defined as the area covered by the local boards of Waitemata,
Albert-Eden, Orakei, Maungakeikei-Tamaki, Puketapapa, Waiheke and Great
We are looking for a dynamic and motivated person who is keen to develop
skills and experience in parks planning and policy development. Preferably, you
will have some technical knowledge in the parks and open space field. Read more..
Applications close Thursday, 20 June 2013.
Group Fitness Instructors for Auckland Council
An Expression of Interest (EOI) is being issued to find suitably qualified and experienced Group Fitness Instructors (self employed individuals or organisations) to deliver/instruct a variety of group fitness classes at each Recreational Facility. It includes providing the following programmes for the local community. Read more about this EOI.
Walt Disney World® Resort Lifeguards
The successful candidates will be based in Orlando, US Disneyland. With 5 beaches, 10 marinas, more than 50 resort pools and two water parks, the Walt Disney World® Resort has everything, from lazy rivers to wave pools, to make Guests' dreams come true. Read more
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