Recreation and Amenity Manager

Gisborne District Council - Recreation and Amenity Manager

Gisborne District Council is working together with our communities to make our people proud by placing our customers at the heart of everything we do. Tairawhiti is the first place to see the light and we’re dedicated to making our region the first choice for people and lifestyle, environment, economy and culture.

An exciting opportunity exists to join our Liveable Communities Hub. We are seeking a high performing individual to manage our Recreation and Amenity Facilities section and services. This team has transformed significantly over the last eighteen months, and have now established a fantastic platform from which they are excelling from.

You will be accountable for ensuring high levels of quality and performance are achieved across many of Council’s community facing activities, including:

• Aquatic Facilities

• Parks and Reserves

• Playgrounds, Cemeteries

• Sports Facilities

• High Amenity Gardens

• Public Conveniences

• Community Townships

To be successful in this role you will need:

• a passion for the recreation, horticulture and open space industries, and previous experience in these areas

• tertiary qualification in relevant disciplines of parks and recreation management, and/or business management and leadership

• strong and demonstrated skills in financial management, relationship management, contractor management, people management and project management

• an understanding of local government processes, functions and legislation

• ability to build and maintain positive working relationships

Our team is dedicated to making a difference within our Tairāwhiti region. In return we can offer you a challenging and varied work and great lifestyle living in sunny Gisborne.

If this sounds like you and could see yourself contributing to our community, we would love to hear from you!

Please visit our website or contact Andrew White, +64 6 867 2049, for further Information.

Apply Online www.gdc.govt.nz

Applications Close: 10am, Tuesday, 31 July 2018.

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