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.

22 February 2019

Central Otago District Council - Parks Officer - Projects

Reporting to the Parks and Recreation Manager, this position has a focus on delivering capital and renewal projects within the parks and recreation environment. With a rapidly growing population council has a significant ongoing capital works programme to deliver. This role would suit either a recent graduate or an experienced person looking for a rewarding role in a great location.

With a project focus, this role will suit someone with the following attributes:

24 February 2019

Timaru District Council - Senior Lifeguard

Take the plunge into this senior role! CBay are on the lookout for a poolside superhero with a go-getter attitude and strong team approach.

As a Senior Lifeguard you will be responsible for motivating and leading the Lifeguard Team, keeping each shift performing at its highest and ensuring our premier pool facilities are in tip-top shape.

You will play a key role in the delivery of amazing customer service - making sure that our community not only have a fantastic aquatic experience, but a safe one.

24 February 2019

Porirua City Council - Manager Swim School / Kaiwhakahaere Kura Kauhoe

Dash Swim School is a recognised leader in the teaching of swimming and water safety. Our philosophy is to teach a child to survive, and then we will teach them to swim. With this philosophy our aim is to be an active contributor in the reduction of drowning rates in New Zealand. With a passionate staff of Teachers focused on this goal, we provide first class, fun, engaging and valued learning experiences for our participants.

All about the job

We are looking for an engaging and organised leader to provide day to day leadership, direction and motivation to the swim school.

25 February 2019

Wellington City Council - Job Title Sport and Club Partnership Lead

Sport and Club Partnership Lead - six month fixed-term

Are you an experienced sport and recreation professional looking for a change of scene? Want to help shape the future of sport and active recreation in Wellington City? We are looking for a dynamic and motivated individual to lead our sport and club partnerships on a six month secondment or fixed-term contract.

27 February 2019

Wellington City Council - Wellington Regional Aquatic Centre Manager

Do you have ideas to share, a strategic mind, and a strong interest in helping people reach their potential? Then you could have a career-defining opportunity with us.

It's an exciting and refreshing time. With a reorganisation of how we manage our recreational facilities, we're building stronger relationships between those facilities to ensure that customer experience is consistent and overwhelmingly positive.

As part of a Senior Leadership team, you'll work on strategic planning and people development. The day-to-day running of the facility will mainly be taken care of by operations staff, so you'll be able to spend plenty of time on what our Council does best - putting our people first. Under your watch, Team Leaders will develop personally and professionally and you'll reap the benefits of their engagement. After all, when the frontline staff are happy, so are the customers.

27 February 2019

Wellington City Council - Recreation Centres Manager

There's nothing like refreshing change to start the year, is there? There's a lot of it happening here and we'd love you to help us with it.

As part of a reorganisation in our recreation facilities, we've created this new role to provide overarching strategic direction at our four recreation centres. The aim is to streamline the way our facilities are run and strengthen the relationships between them, providing a more consistent customer experience.

As well as working on strategy, you'll be working with recreation centre staff to help them grow and develop. They'll do most of the day-to-day running of the facilities; you'll be giving them the tools to do their job well and developing their capabilities. After all, when frontline staff are happy, so are the customers. That's success and job satisfaction for you.

27 February 2019

Wellington City Council - Community Pools Manager

If strategy and collaboration are the two things you enjoy most in a management role, then Wellington City Council could well be your next career move.

We're starting the year with some big changes to how we manage our recreational facilities. We want to create a more consistent customer experience across all our facilities in line with our commitment to continuous improvement, so we've reorganised to foster stronger relationships between them. And that's where you come in.

3 March 2019

Auckland Council - Foreman- Turf

* Permanent Full-time Position

* Competitive salary

* Passionate to make a difference

He angitūtanga: The opportunity

AIM Services are proud to care for our local parks, community facilities and infrastructure in Auckland, for the enjoyment of everyone who lives or visits our region. We are a dynamic team who deliver innovative facility management solutions through the quality and experience of our staff.

Our Streetscapes team is currently looking for an experienced, skilled and motivated leader - Foreman Streetscape Turf. You will be overlooking the day to day operations of your team and support the experienced crew to achieve our contract outcomes. However, to be successful in this role, you should have keen interest in turf maintenance and traffic management. A good geographical knowledge of our city, particularly our contracted local board areas including Albert Eden, Puketapapa and Whau, would be advantageous.

3 March 2019

Manawatu District Council - Maintenance Officer


Are you looking for a better quality of life?

Get out of the rat race and come join us in the beautiful Manawatu.

As our Maintenance Officer at the Makino Aquatic Centre, you'll be responsible for all facility plant operations and will ensure the facility is clean, safe and operating effectively at all times.

4 March 2019

Nelson City Council - Property & Facilities Asset Planner

• Shaping Nelson's parks and facilities assets

• Proactive, enthusiastic and professional

• Career building opportunity

This exciting role is your opportunity to make a difference to the development of Nelson's property, facilities and reserves. We're looking for an Asset Planner to join our small team that develops Activity Management Plans for the city's community buildings, parks and reserves.


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