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.

4 December 2020

Treescape Project Manager - Grounds Maintenance

Treescape, is looking for a skilled and experienced Grounds Maintenance Manager. This role is responsible for effective leadership of the ground's maintenance contracts across the Upper North Island, spanning general Grounds and Facilities maintenance activities such as grass, hedge, shrub maintenance through to pest control services.

6 December 2020

Taitara Mahi / Cemetery Manager - Hastings District Council
Permanent full-time

We are looking for a Manager for our Crematorium and Cemetery services. This important Council service is well suited to individuals with a pleasant outgoing personality, someone who has an affinity with people, committed to operational excellence and continuous improvement, and has strong leadership and organisational qualities. A leader who has a strategic outlook and is forward thinking in the delivery of such a high profile service. A person who will keep up to date and implement any changes to legislation within the sector. Applicants will have experience in Cemetery and Crematorium operations, sound understanding of the Cremation and Burial Act, and staff management experience. Someone who will lead from the front and can be operational in all aspects of the service as the situation requires.

6 December 2020

Makino Aquatic Centre Lifeguards - Feilding

Do you love working with people and being in and around the water?

We have two roles available, one position is casual and the other is working a minimum of 7 hours per week including weekends on a roster basis.

As a Lifeguard (Pool Attendant), you will be part of the Pool Operations team dedicated to monitoring poolside ensuring that our customers have an enjoyable and safe experience.

11 December 2020

Senior Seasonal Lifeguard - Timaru District Council

Take the plunge into a senior role this summer - we're looking for an enthusiastic Senior Lifeguard to join our team at CBay for the season!

Bring your go-getter attitude, excellent communication skills and strong team approach. As a Senior Lifeguard you will be responsible for leading the lifeguard team, keeping each shift performing at its highest and assisting in the day-to-day running of CBay.

13 December 2020

Otago University Students Association - Clubs and Societies Centre 2IC

At 2300m2, hosting 200,000 people annually and catering for 150 plus user groups, "Clubs" and Socs is a one of a kind facility. Fitting is that we now require a one of a kind person, an all-rounder to provide leadership and contribute to our team.

2IC responsibilities will include managing front of house operations, managing reception staff, supervising centre operations (in the evening), managing the centre's social channels and providing support to the Manager and auxiliary services.

14 December 2020

Wanaka Area Recreation Manager - Queenstown Lakes District Council

The Wanaka Area Recreation Manager will take the operational lead on the Wanaka Recreation Centre, with three direct reports and approximately 30 indirect reports. Across the district, they will be responsible for programme development and management of holiday recreation and community sport programmes to benefit the wellbeing of the wider Queenstown Lakes District community.

14 December 2020

Aquatic Services Manager - Invercargill City Council


In this exciting full-time role, you will lead the day to day operational management of the Council's aquatic facilities. You will also be on board to launch the new $3m Hydroslide facility, an addition that will see many more people from around the region come to Splash Palace. You will take the current operations to the next level through a focus on the customer and with our key partners from within the community.

20 December 2020

Dolphin Academy Swim Instructors & Lifeguards - Taradale

Dolphin Academy is a new swim school opening at the Green Family Taradale Pool located at Taradale Primary School (previously known as Taradale Community Pool or Greendale Pool) in Napier, January 2021. As a new business our mission to deliver an exceptional, family focused service producing lifelong swimmers. We are local, family owned and operated, community focused and passionate about getting kids in the water.

24 December 2020

Outward Bound Instructors

Outward Bound New Zealand is accepting applications for a staff selection course from February 9th-13th 2021.

Instructors work in a variety of environments delivering opportunities and challenges to those on their courses.

An instructor at Outward Bound is supported in their delivery over the first six months to observe, train and deliver core Outward Bound New Zealand courses, from physical training to facilitation and everything in between for people aged mostly from 16 years upwards.

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