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.

12 May 2021


With our Biodiversity Planner gearing up to take parental leave shortly, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a passionate conservationist with relevant qualifications and practical experience to join our fun, supportive and committed parks team.

From advocacy and facilitation to project and contract management, the role offers a great range of opportunities to protect, restore and enhance Waipā's biodiversity.

14 May 2021

The Council is currently seeking applications for the role of Kaiapoi Aquatic Centre Manager. In this role, you will be leading a diverse team across a range of functions to ensure the comfort, safety and security of our customers. Working closely with the Dudley Park Aquatic Centre manager, facility Coordinators and wider Aquatics team you will nurture talent and help shape the delivery of and strategy for Aquatics within the District. During the summer season, this role is responsible for overseeing the delivery of services at our seasonal facilities, Oxford and Waikuku. Further, you will be responsible for coordinating the successful delivery of maintenance and plant operation across our facilities.

16 May 2021

As Parks Project Specialist, you'll be involved in a diverse portfolio of work - providing quality advice and technical input on varied projects across the Parks Services Unit. This will include measuring and increasing the accessibility and diversity of Parks Services customer service offerings, supporting the delivery of sustainability and climate change related work, including the delivery of the Urban Ngahere (Forest) Strategy, and taking the lead in coordinating the delivery of some aspects of the Parks Sport and recreation Māori Outcomes Action Plan.

16 May 2021

We have an exciting opportunity for enthusiastic and motivated individuals to join our team at CBay - we have two full-time Lifeguard positions available!

As a Lifeguard you will take pride in providing amazing customer service, while ensuring 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.

CBay operates seven days a week, so reliability and commitment to working early, late and weekend shifts is crucial. We have two full-time positions available offering 40 hours per week on a rostered basis.

26 May 2021

After nearly 16 years, our Parks Manager has headed away to new challenges. This provides a rare opportunity for a new Manager to continue delivering an exceptional range of parks and recreation services to residents and visitors. We have highly regarded gardens, reserves and a dedicated parks team that help make the Gore District a special place.


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