Sector Vacancies

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25 June 2017


Hamilton City Council - Leading Hand Gardener -City Parks

We want to set the national standards when it comes to city parks and gardens, and we're looking for passionate committed individuals to help us achieve that vision.

Hamilton City Council’s City Parks team is on the hunt for its next leading hand, a qualified gardener with enthusiasm and aspirations to make our city beautiful.

You will be in charge of a dedicated and enthusiastic team of gardeners, and as part of the role we will want you to pass on and coach one of our apprentices.

You will maintain areas that make our city beautiful Hamilton’s street landscape, annual bedding displays and our array of city parks.

The successful candidate will play key roles in the day-to-day maintenance of these areas and ensure they comply with our high standards and the work is done within our specific time frames.

25 June 2017


Auckland Council - Park Ranger

- Passionate about conservation, recreation and farming?

- Keen to work in our stunning western regional parks?

- Able to work as part of a team?

Our regional parks are much loved and treasured by the people of Auckland and visitors alike, receiving up to 6 million visits a year. They represent the iconic landscapes of the Auckland region and are home to many rare and threatened ecosystems and native species. For many of us, they are places that inspire and define us; places where we seek tranquillity and respite in nature, or more active recreation in the bush or on the beach.

We are on the hunt for Park Ranger to join our western regional parks team!

25 June 2017


Auckland Council - Arborist Foreman | City Parks Services

City Parks Services deliver innovative open space management solutions through the quality and experience of our staff - and provide a full range of services to maintain streetscapes, parks, sport fields, public and other open space environments.

This hands-on operational position involves supervising, planning and overseeing the arborist team ensuring the effective day-to-day delivery of safe and well-planned tree work within the Auckland region. A natural aptitude for customer service, innovation and a great attitude is essential to the success of this role.

2 July 2017


Selwyn District Council - Project Coordinator Parks and Facilities


Project Coordinator Parks and Facilities

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 currently have a great opportunity for a Project Coordinator - Parks and Facilities, to join our Property and Commercial Team.

4 July 2017

Porirua City Council - Manager - Nursery

Working for Porirua City is an opportunity for you to make a real difference in the community. You'll be part of a team that's collaborative, values input and empowers your development.

This exciting role will embrace your plant nursery management skills with your passion for leadership. Our nursery supplies a wide and varied range of plants to Council, the Wellington Region, community projects throughout Porirua, and the general public.

You will be a hands-on nursery manager responsible for:

• effectively leading a high performing team

• production and distribution of the plants

• plant brokering

• financial management.

8 July 2017


Xyst Ltd – Terrific Opportunity for Facilities or Parks Consultant

Chris, Alison, Paul and Eric are looking for new colleagues

A good knowledge of the parks and/or facilities sector is important along with a desire to be part of a leading consulting company.

This position based in the NZ team will also support and work with the Australian team as the need arises.

14 July 2017

Dunedin City Council - Parks Delivery Manager

Dunedin is an amazing place to live and work, and if you were to ask anyone living here, they’ll tell you that there’s something indescribably special about our city. It’s small enough to feel like you’re part of a community, but big enough to ensure that there’s always something going on. From the great outdoors to arts, culture and education, all within 10 minutes of the city centre. Dunedin has so much to offer, so why not come and feel just how special it is?

• Work closely with the community

• Lead the delivery of services

• Some of NZ’s best parks and gardens

The City of Dunedin has some of the country’s finest parks, gardens and recreational facilities. This role is at the forefront of ensuring these facilities remain a treasured resource for residents and visitors to Dunedin.

You will be responsible for providing advice on matters of Parks and Recreation, as well as working with the community and contractors to deliver services.

20 July 2017

Mangere Lawn Cemetery Trust Board - Cemetery Manager

Cemetery Manager

This role is requiring a special breed of person, to work at a Cemetery office to provide exceptional leadership and customer service to customers and staff.

Mangere location

Onsite car parking provided

Competitive salary

Permanent role – with an immediate start

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