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.

26 May 2019

Christchurch City Council - Swim Education Instructor

Are you customer focused, passionate about the importance of learning to swim, and do you enjoy seeing others reach their potential? The 'learn to swim' programme teaches children a valuable life skill and our instructors are responsible for maximising their aquatic learning experience.

We ask a lot of our instructors, as you're required to set the energy for each class and you're always on alert. But, in return, you are valued for the amazing work that you do. Our experienced leaders have swum the hard yards and know the energy, effort and passion that goes into every single lesson. Job satisfaction is different for everyone, but when you see the smile on the children's faces when they succeed in your class, we promise you that the feeling is priceless!

26 May 2019

Christchurch City Council - Team Leader Parks and Recreation Planning

Would you like to be a key player in the future provision of our City's parks and recreation facilities?

We are seeking a motivated individual with lots of initiative to lead a team that plans and delivers parks and recreation opportunities that are sustainable, community focused and will enhance the value of parks throughout Christchurch.

With over a thousand unique parks dotted throughout the city, your experience in parks and recreation combined with your leadership and team management ability, knowledge of legislation and planning processes will see you anticipating the requirements of customers and communities and delivering plans to enhance a wide variety of sports grounds, play and recreation facilities, walkways and other park assets.

26 May 2019

Waimakariri District Council - Lifeguards


Do you thrive working within the community as part of a team to deliver high quality results? Are you seeking a new challenge, dealing with a wide variety of operational tasks?

The Waimakariri District Council operates three Aquatic Facilities in the North Canterbury region including Dudley Park Aquatic Centre in Rangiora, Kaiapoi Aquatic Centre and Oxford Community Aquatic Centre.

From these facilities, we provide a high-level customer experience to a wide range of users ensuring that each facility is being utilised to its full potential. We are a respectful and progressive team delivering value for our customers.

26 May 2019

Waimakariri District Council - Learn to Swim Instructors


Are you looking for a new challenge and hours to suit your lifestyle? Do you thrive working within the community and love being a part of a team?

The Waimakariri District Council operates three Aquatic Facilities in the North Canterbury region including Dudley Park Aquatic Centre in Rangiora, Kaiapoi Aquatic Centre and Oxford Community Aquatic Centre.

From these facilities, we provide a high-level customer experience to a wide range of users ensuring that each facility is being utilised to its full potential.

27 May 2019

Christchurch City Council - Ranger - Field Operations (Port Hills / Banks Peninsula)

If you're passionate about protecting our natural assets and providing environmental education on the stunning Port Hills and wild Banks Peninsula, then this job is for you!

We're seeking a motivated Field Ranger based with the Councils Regional Parks team to develop and maintain our parks and natural areas. You'll be part of a dedicated and enthusiastic team that delivers quality parks services such as natural asset management, recreation opportunities, environmental education and emergency response, such as rural fire and civil defence.

29 May 2019

Christchurch City Council - Parks and Gardens Maintenance Officer - Botanic Gardens

The Botanic Gardens is the heart of Christchurch's reputation as the Garden City. It holds an impressive collection of plants and provides a tranquil oasis for both tourists and its inhabitants.

As a Parks Maintenance Officer you'll ensure that the Botanic Gardens, conservatories and associated assets are presented and maintained in a manner that enhances its esteemed reputation.

Primarily based within the Botanic Gardens team, you'll work alongside the Collection Curators helping with the day to day horticultural needs and assisting with collection development. However, as a team player and someone who is flexible and adaptable, you'll also assist other Parks Services and Operations team members as required and participate in rotation amongst parks activities as required to address demand in area workloads.

31 May 2019

Queenstown Lakes District Council - Town Custodian and Gardener Supervisor

We currently have an opportunity for a determined Gardening and Custodian Supervisor to bring their best and be part of the QLDC vision serving the Wanaka Community, visitors from New Zealand and abroad. This role is Monday - Friday with the occasional weekend due to the team operating seven days a week.

Based in Wanaka, this hands on role takes responsibility for leading a small and dedicated team which is responsible for the daily presentation of this iconic Town not only for the many National and International visitors but most importantly the people that call Wanaka home.

3 June 2019

Hamilton City Council - Arboriculture Apprentice

Hamilton is known for its natural environment, with street and park trees an important feature of the city-scape. Our City Parks team are responsible for the physical work on those trees, and we are looking for a keen person to join our crew.

In this role you will learn how to maintain established trees across the city. We're after a committed and enthusiastic person willing to learn and become a qualified arborist.

Our unit is a tight-knit team and we are looking for someone who works well alongside others. You will also need to be able to communicate clearly and effectively.

7 June 2019

YMCA North - Fitness and Recreation Centre Manager

We are looking for an inspirational, forward thinking, strategic, Centre Manager to represent YMCA in our Massey Community and Leisure Centre.

About the role

As the Centre Manager, you will be fully accountable for the Centre's operational, safety and customer service deliverables. This means you will proactively connect and network with other businesses and organisations to grow the Fitness, Stadium and Community portfolios.

You will be well supported to achieve success by a high-performing team on-site, as well as a Support Office of industry and business experts.

With so much expansion out west, there are always plenty of in Centre projects and growth opportunity to get behind.

9 June 2019

Hastings District Council - Aquatics Manager Clive & Village Pool

Taitara Mahi - Aquatics Manager Clive and Village Pools

Permanent Full-time

We are looking for someone to manage the pools with energy to boot and a keen eye for health and safety, you will provide a great level of support to staff when it comes to day to day operations, water quality, pool safe standards and health and safety. Known for their quality and ability to deliver great services to the community you will be an integral part of our management team.

Based at Clive Pool, this is a hands on role that will include the day to day management and operation of Clive Pool, and overall responsibility for the outdoor Havelock North Village Pool during summer. Key focus areas for development are: Aquafit, Learn to Swim, and recreational swimming - this is the opportunity for your strong leadership, cultural intelligence, experience in growing a business and excellent customer service can shine.


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