Sector Vacancies

If your organisation wishes to advertise positions direct to Recreation Aotearoa members and beyond, click here to list a position and we will contact you to discuss your role and our competitive advertising rates.

23 September 2019

Reserves Planner

Would you like to be part of a dynamic multi-disciplinary team of passionate and energetic individuals working together for the purpose of Building Champion Communities?

The Waipā District is a key location for future investment, growth and development, having recently been categorised as one of the high growth regions of New Zealand. As you can imagine, that means we're really upping the ante when it comes to the services we provide our communities, and putting a big focus on shared spaces like parks, playgrounds, cycleways, libraries and museums.

24 September 2019

Lifeguards - Hamilton City Council

Hamilton City Council provides affordable and accessible recreation and leisure opportunities that encourage participation and enhance the health and wellbeing of our community.

We are looking for enthusiastic, qualified, experienced and customer-focused people to join our Lifeguard teams at Hamilton Pools.

Our busy summer period is on the way, and we have opportunities in our team for full-time and some part-time lifeguards, as well as an opportunity for an experienced Lifeguard to join us as a Senior Lifeguard in supervising other team members.

25 September 2019

Graduate Environmental Officer

Do you want to live in an amazing location, work in an amazing job and make a real and positive difference?

In this role you will be working with our Infrastructure teams with a primary focus around our Parks and Recreation team which includes the operation of Kai Iwi Lakes. You will be providing advice and support with an environmental lens across our Infrastructure business. You will also support the development and delivery of projects.

29 September 2019

Aquatics Manager - Horowhenua District Council

Our Aquatics facilities are an indispensable service to our community and now you can be part of our exciting future! We now are accepting applications from qualified applicants in this very important role.

As our Aquatics Manager you will lead efficient operations of all Aquatics services within the Horowhenua. You'll be leading, managing and empowering a team of Aquatics Supervisors and staff in delivering exceptional aquatics facilities to our community.

This is a key role that drives the delivery of the Aquatics business plan, projects and programmes of work. This role requires an excellent communicator with a proactive approach, someone as comfortable building solid relationships and dealing with staff management and decision making as they are with the aspects of day to day Aquatics operations management.

30 September 2019

Duty Managers


An opportunity exists for a motivated and dynamic team player with strong leadership skills to join our Community or Summer Pools team as a Duty Manager. The primary purpose of this role is to effectively lead a team to provide exceptional customer service and the effective day to day functioning of our community/summer pool/s.

30 September 2019

Lifeguard - Wellington Regional Aquatic Centre

Looking to start your sport and recreation career?

We have unique opportunity that we are on the hunt for the right people, in the right roles, at the right Pools. If you looking for an opportunity to work in a fun environment where people come first, collaboration is key and want the chance to make a positive difference to people's lives then we would like to hear from you.

The Parks, Sport and Recreation team lead the provision of a wide range of services, facilities and outcomes across the city. As part of the Recreation Facilities team at Wellington Regional Aquatic Centre, Community Pools (Freyberg, Tawa, Keith Spry & Karori) and Summer Pools (Thorndon & Khandallah), you will make a significant contribution to those outcomes as a lifeguard.

30 September 2019

Seasonal Lifeguards - Timaru District Council

Get ready to rule the pool while others keep cool! We're looking for water and safety conscious lifeguards to join our teams at CBay and the District Pools as we open up our outdoor pools for the season!

You will be responsible for delivering amazing customer service, while providing a safe and enjoyable aquatic experience for our community. Dealing with people from all walks of life, each day will be different and keep you on your toes!

30 September 2019

Seasonal District Pool Seniors - Timaru District Council

Get ready to rule the pool while others keep cool! We're looking for water and safety conscious Senior Lifeguards to join our teams at CBay and the District Pools as we open up our outdoor pools for the season!

You'll bring your go-getter attitude, excellent communication skills and strong team approach. Dealing with people from all walks of life, each day will be different and keep you on your toes!

Our District Pool Seniors are responsible for leading the lifeguard teams, ensuring the smooth day to day operation of our District Pools and keeping each shift performing at its highest while delivering a safe and fun aquatic experience for our community.

2 October 2019

Reserves and Facilities Team Leader Operations - Western Bay of Plenty District Council

Closing Date Wednesday 2 October 2019

Position Description Western Bay of Plenty District Council prides itself on working effectively with its communities and we are looking for an energetic and capable Team Leader to manage Council's Reserves and Facilities operations, contracts and asset activities.

This is a supportive organisation with great culture, a place where employees are valued, and solid working relationships are shaped across all areas of the business. Ask anyone who works here. Our employees strive for high achievement. The Western Bay Team has been recognised locally and internationally with honours and awards.

6 October 2019

Aquatics Team Leader - Christchurch City Council

Position Description We're sure you'll agree, Christchurch, as a community is pretty awesome. At the Council, we take all this awesomeness as a benchmark; creating teams that work together every day to create a great city. Serving up great experiences and excellent services for our community, our people are nothing short of awe-inspiring in the level of service and assistance they provide for the people of Christchurch. Sound like you?


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