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.

21 July 2019

Whanganui District Council - Parks Officer

As a Parks Officer for the Whanganui District Council you will ensure that our parks, gardens and sports fields are presented and maintained to a high standard. This role requires someone with all round horticultural skills who is experienced in turf/sportsgrounds and contract management so relevant qualifications and experience are essential along with great customer services skills and a passion for your work.

You will be a committed team player with problem solving skills and a good level of physical fitness. Excellent communication skills (written and oral), good computer skills, a health & safety focus, practical application skills for works of a civil nature and a 'can do - will do' attitude are also essential.

21 July 2019

Porirua City Council - Senior Tracks and Coastal Ranger

Senior Tracks and Coastal Ranger / Kaitiaki Ara me te Takutai Matua

You will be leading the team that maintains our walkways, tracks, mountain bike trails, this includes vegetation control and maintenance of structures, e.g. timber steps, hand rails, drainage channels and track surface. This role will have you working throughout the city's open spaces, ornamental parks and bush reserves.

22 July 2019

Youthtown -Youth Team Members (Sports & Outdoors Focus)

***1 x permanent fulltime and 2 fixed term (Aug 2019 - April 2020) roles available

He angitūtanga… the opportunity

If you have a passion for working with our rangitahi/young people, you are an awesome role model, and a sports and outdoors enthusiast with high energy levels, then becoming part of our youth team at Youthtown could be the perfect choice for you! We are looking for people with strong people skills who are passionate about working with youth.

23 July 2019

Wellington City Council - Programmes Team Leader, ASB Sports Centre

Programmes Team Leader, ASB Sports Centre

ASB Sports Centre provides high quality playing and training facilities for netball, basketball, futsal, volleyball and a wide range of other indoor sports and activities for sports organisations, schools and communities.

The ASB Sports Centre with its 12-courts and three function rooms are ideal venues for programming activity for the community to engage in.

24 July 2019

Selwyn District Council - Aqua Fitness Instructor


Love fitness? Want to work in a fun environment?

The Selwyn Aquatic Centre is a highly valued community resource. We need energetic Aqua Fitness Instructors to join our fun team and contribute to helping our community get fit!

Aqua Intense is a high energy class with a blend of cardio and muscle conditioning. Our successful candidate will deliver 2 Aqua Intense classes per week at the below times (classes are 45 minutes each and start times can be flexible if required):

27 July 2019

Invercargill City Council - Assistant Gardener


Permanent Full-time

Want a job where Invercargill gardens are your office?

With your genuine interest in Horticulture and passion for working outdoors with plants, you will be responsible for all aspects of ornamental, horticultural, general gardening and maintenance work in Invercargill and surrounds.

Proven experience in garden maintenance is required and your dedication to providing quality workmanship will be important to you. Ideally you will have, or be working towards a formal qualification in horticulture and a Growsafe approved handler certification is desirable in this role.

28 July 2019

Selwyn District Council - Full Time Lifeguard


Join our amazing team and kick start your lifeguard career with a splash!

As a lifeguard in our modern facility you'll be ensuring quality and effective supervision of the pool environment whilst providing excellent customer service to the local community.

You'll be a motivated team player who can remain calm under pressure and is passionate about swimming and what the centre has to offer!

A current First Aid Certificate and valid Pool Lifeguard Practicing Certificate would be preferred but are not essential as full training will be provided to the right candidate.

31 July 2019

Motutapu Outdoor Education Camp Trust - Maintenance Coordinator

Reports To: Facility Manager / Operations Manager

To ensure the smooth running of all Motutapu Outdoor Education Camp (MOEC) facilities through effective maintenance and co-ordination of suppliers and recording systems. This is to be achieved through a combination of hands-on delivery and delegation of tasks to other team members, and/or outsource providers.

The overall responsibility of this role is to ensure that all maintenance related tasks are completed in the most effective and efficient manner possible.

1 August 2019

Ashburton District Council - Full-time Lifeguard

•Enjoy keeping fit?

•Keen work in our state of the art sports facility?

What the job involves

You'll enjoy a varied role ensuring our customers are safe in the pools and the aquatic area is maintained to a high standard. With a team of dedicated Lifeguards and pool staff we offer a professional and fun environment. This is a full-time role with between 32 and 40 hours per week available worked in accordance with our roster.

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