Sector Vacancies

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17 December 2017

Downer - Contract Manager

Position Description Ever thought about giving up the hustle bustle city life for a beach side location? The Kaipara District in the far North is blessed with warm summers and mild winters making it a popular holiday destination in New Zealand coupled with a vibrant and active community! What else could you want from a location to work and live in?

We currently have an exciting opportunity to join the Downer family for an experienced Contract Manager in our Open Space Management team based in Kaipara.

Having recently won a new Parks and Reserves Maintenance Contract with the Kaipara District Council, this is an excellent role for a driven individual looking to make their mark!

18 December 2017

4Trades and Dunedin Botanic Garden - Horticultural Internship

Horticultural Internships

4Trades Apprenticeships, in partnership with the Dunedin Botanic Garden, is seeking diligent and organised people who are genuinely passionate about plants to join their growing team. This exciting opportunity is a 5 month, full-time, paid position working in a 6 Star Garden of International Significance that is home to over 6,800 plant species.

In addition to on-job training, this internship position will require some study outside of working hours. The ability to work methodically, show a strong work ethic and a commitment to learning is a pre-requisite.

7 January 2018


Selwyn District Council - Swim School Instructors


Contribute to our community through helping children develop essential life skills.

Our community loves to swim and as a result we are seeking to employ motivated, energetic and enthusiastic instructors to join our supportive and knowledgeable Learn to Swim Team.

Currently we have vacancies to work with children of school and preschool age across a range of weekday and weekend shifts during term time.

7 January 2018


Tauranga City Council - Team Leader: Sport, Recreation & Community Facilities

Tauranga is New Zealand's fastest growing city and a highly desirable destination to live, work and play. Tauranga's open space network is essential for residents to take advantage of the exceptional climate and various sport and recreation activities that this city offers.

Tauranga City Council is looking for an exceptional person to join our dynamic Parks and Recreation Team based in the Tauranga CBD. This team has a key role in Tauranga achieving its aspiration to be an internationally competitive city.

14 January 2018


Selwyn District Council - Reserves Officer


Located to the south of Christchurch, the Selwyn District is the second fastest growing community in New Zealand. We have a fantastic quality of life, great communities and thriving businesses. It is a great place to live, work and play. The Selwyn District Council works actively with our residents to maintain and enhance these enduring qualities, and to plan for our promising future.

We are looking for a well organised and customer focused Reserves Officer to join our team and ensure a level of service in the upkeep and maintenance of the reserves district wide whilst also making sure our camping areas are managed appropriately.

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