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27 August 2017

 

Waimakariri District Council - Dudley Park Aquatic Centre Lifeguard Supervisor

Rangiora

The Waimakariri District Council currently operates high quality Aquatic Facilities in the North Canterbury region including Dudley Park Aquatic Centre, Kaiapoi Aquatic Centre and Oxford Community Aquatic Centre, enabling the Council to offer industry leading aquatic programmes and recreational opportunities.

The Councils' Aquatic Facilities are committed to providing a high level of customer experience to a wide range of users, and ensuring that each facility is being utilised to its full potential providing the highest value possible to our communities.

To assist with this, the Council is currently seeking applications for a Lifeguard Supervisor at its Dudley Park Aquatic Centre.

27 August 2017

Rotorua Lakes Council - Sport Development Manager

At Rotorua Lakes Council we believe in doing things differently. Our organisation is all about innovation and creative solutions, working with the community to create a new way forward and progress our district's shared vision and goals.

Vision2030, "The Rotorua Way" is the cornerstone of everything we do. In developing our vision for Rotorua we asked residents, visitors, workers and businesses, what kind of district they wanted. They told us - a vibrant city heart and a district that cares about the environment, has a strong economy, supports the arts and connects its people to each other and the rest of the world. Ultimately everything we do is about making things better for our district and its residents, now and into the future.

28 August 2017

 

Senior Team Leader - Parks Operations

Invercargill

Permanent Full-time

Invercargill has around 150 parks and reserves on over 3000 hectares of land, providing residents and visitors some amazing locations for sporting and recreational activities. Are you up for the challenge?

Overseeing all the Parks and Reserves Horticultural Maintenance Contracts and external Horticultural Contracts within Invercargill and surrounding Districts.

In this position you will have a high level of influence in delivery of the high standards that the ICC Parks prides itself. You will have proven experience supervising and motivating a team of highly proficient Horticultural specialists.

28 August 2017

Waitomo District Council - Manager - Community Services

The Waitomo District is a progressive community with a vision and plan to achieve positive economic and social growth. Located just one hour from major cities, lakes and beaches, you can enjoy a fantastic lifestyle and a rewarding career with an organisation full of initiative and innovative thinking.

We are looking for a property project management expert to join our team. This role is based in Te Kuiti and will be responsible for the day-to-day delivery of Council’s facilities and amenities. In this role you will report to the Group Manager Community Services, leading and managing the delivery of community services across a wide portfolio in recreation and culture, parks and reserves, housing and other public amenities.

29 August 2017

 

New Plymouth District Council - Senior Lifeguard

The Todd Energy Aquatic Centre is a thriving and fun-filled facility. As a permanent, full-time, Lifeguard you will provide supervision and customer service to all pool users, ensuring that their visit is not only fun but also safe.

We are looking for an experienced lifeguard to join the team to deliver a range of day-to-day operational activities along with poolside supervision. You will ensure a safe environment for all customers in addition to performing water chemical tests. The key to this role is your ability to communicate to all age groups across the community and have a positive, flexible approach to your work.

You will be required to have a current First Aid Certificate and a Pool Lifeguard Practicing Certificate and/or working towards National Certificate in Recreation and Sport - Core Skills or the ability to gain them prior to being appointed.

29 August 2017

Auckland Council - Strategic Specialist - Sport Parks

Position Description Recreation and sport is a part of the fabric of Auckland that makes it vibrant, fun and interesting - attracting people to live, work, visit and invest here.

For the next 10 years, as we work towards Auckland becoming the world's most livable city, we have the opportunity to offer unsurpassed opportunities for recreation and sport.

This newly created role as Strategic Specialist - Sports Parks, will play a vital role as part of our Sports Parks team and is a key expert level regional role. With a remit that envelops the development of strategic plans for the future development and management of Council's sports park network, this is a truly unique opportunity to make a difference at a strategic level.

Your modelling, analysis and creative reasoning capabilities will come to the fore as you develop and create the process of analysis that optimises the sports park network, its use, and the potential to increase the sporting capacity of Auckland Council's sports parks facilities.

Providing strategic advice on existing sports network planning and the potential growth and demand scenarios for the future, you'll have an awareness of the sports environment, with a genuine affinity for parks planning and use, and understand the complex issues surrounding sports parks and open space provision and planning.

30 August 2017

Hutt City Council - Team Leader

Wainuiomata Pool, Fixed Term

Knowing the work you do will make a positive impact for generations to come is a great feeling.

When you work at Hutt City Council you have the opportunity to do your bit to create a better city, every day – you can say “I helped make that happen”. From the positive change we see in our community, right through to the continued growth of our region, we’re working together to make a difference to the lives of so many people.

Our Leisure Active Team is seeking a professional, highly enthusiastic and motivated Fixed Term Full Time Aquatics Team Leader operating from mid October 2017 to the end of March 2018. This position plays an integral part in the successful operation of the Wainuiomata Pool.

Your primary role is responsibility for the day to day operations of the Facility and the Lifeguard Team in meeting customer needs promptly and courteously in terms of information, service, access and support. A key element is to provide pool users with a clean, enjoyable safe environment and to encourage usage though clever marketing and programmes on offer at the pool.

31 August 2017

 

Waimakariri District Council - Kaiapoi Aquatic Centre & Facilities Asset Manager

Rangiora

The Waimakariri District Council is excited to present a new opportunity for an Facilities Manager to join the team.

As you are probably aware the Waimakariri Council serves a community of over 50,000 people and has been, and will continue to, experience rapid growth in all sectors in the coming years. This growth has accelerated many strategic priorities for the Council which continues to strengthen relationships and effectively support the local

residents and businesses across the district.

As the Kaiapoi Aquatic Centre & Facilities Asset Manager you will be a passionate and enthusiastic leader seeking a role which provides direct contact with the customer and community. You will enjoy leading a diverse team to deliver a high standard of service and quality operations in a fast paced and challenging environment.

Industry experience and proven ability to work with a diverse customer base would be of benefit. It is likely that you will have had previous experience working with pool treatment plant, managing contractors and planning asset maintenance.

1 September 2017

Auckland Council - Sports & Recreation Lead Team Leader

We are looking for someone to lead a team which aims to meet the Parks, Sports and Recreation's goal of "More Aucklander's, more active, more often".

The Sport and Recreation Team Leader role gives the unique opportunity to work in the sport and recreation sector and have a significant impact on the success of the sector.

Leading a Sport and Recreation team that has an already close working culture, based on fun, hard- working environment whilst still ensuring the services provided are at a high standard and excel at meeting customer needs.

1 September 2017

Auckland Council - Sport and Recreation Lead

We are looking for someone to meet the Parks, Sports and Recreation's goal of "More Aucklander's, more active, more often".

The Sport and Recreation Lead role gives the unique opportunity to work in the sport and recreation sector and have a significant impact on the success of the sector. Working in a sought after Sport and Recreation team that has an already close working culture, based on fun, hard- working environment whilst still ensuring the services provided are at a high standard and excel at meeting customer needs.

10 September 2017

 

Wellington City Council - Customer Liaison Arborist

A fantastic opportunity has become available in the Parks, Sport and Recreation unit for a suitably experienced, dynamic and enthusiastic person to join the dedicated Operations team based at our Newtown Depot office.

This is a great opportunity to demonstrate your exceptional customer service and organisational skills while providing technical support to the Arboriculture team.

The Council's Parks, Sport and Recreation teams are responsible for providing a wide range of operational services to the community of which one is the delivery of Tree Management. This role provides key engagement with all stakeholders regarding the management of Wellington's tree population. The position also incorporates planning for new street and park tree plantings, the management of existing street trees and consent issues relating to trees on Wellington City Council land. The position will also act as a 2IC to the team manager. This is a challenging role and a rare opportunity for an arborist with experience in customer service, plant biology and identification, tree preservation and successfully managing an arboricultural operation.

14 September 2017

Hamilton City Council - Lifeguard / Learn to Swim Teacher

Swimming is an important recreation activity for many New Zealanders, and ensuring people are safe and confident in the water is a key focus for Hamilton Pools.

We are currently recruiting for a brand new and exciting position of Lifeguard/Learn to Swim Teacher. The Lifeguard / Learn to Swim Teacher is a dual position responsible for providing both aquatic supervision to visitors enjoying the pools, and also teaching Learn-to-Swim classes in an encouraging, safe and professional environment.

You will be a part of a wider swimming and recreation team within the Hamilton City Council's Community Development and Leisure Unit. If you are customer-focused and keen to establish a successful career in the leisure industry we would love to hear from you.


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