Parks Project Specialist
Auckland Council
Auckland, NZ
2d ago

In Parks Services, our vision is to be a world-class parks services agency, to be champions for a sustainable, green environment providing stewardship for our stunning landscapes, features and diverse wildlife, and connect people to nature, recreation and community.

He angitūtanga : The opportunity

As Parks Project Specialist, you’ll be involved in a diverse portfolio of work providing quality advice and technical input on varied projects across the Parks Services Unit.

This will include measuring and increasing the accessibility and diversity of Parks Services customer service offerings, supporting the delivery of sustainability and climate change related work, including the delivery of the Urban Ngahere (Forest) Strategy, and taking the lead in coordinating the delivery of some aspects of the Parks Sport and recreation Māori Outcomes Action Plan.

If parks and open spaces are your passion, it’s a remarkable opportunity to be involved in providing strategic and technical parks advisory services that both inform and influence.

He kōrero mōu : About you

Alongside a relevant tertiary qualification (parks / open spaces, recreation, environment) and some experience working in the parks, open space, or recreation management area, we’re looking for someone who’s passion and values align with our vision, and who brings the ability to work successfully in partnership with a range of stakeholders and create excellent relationships and outcomes.

Experience in report writing, and involvement in projects or programmes which have significant impact on communities, would be highly advantageous.

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou : What we offer

We’re a truly aspirational team, committed to our vision. And while award winning, we’re constantly looking to lift our sights and deliver the best outcomes for Aucklanders.

This is an exciting role where you’ll meaningfully contribute to a real array of projects, while also developing your professional profile.

You’ll be joining a team with a reputation for providing quality technical advice and undertaking industry-leading research.

This is a 2 year fixed term, full time opportunity untill 2023

Applications close Sunday, 16th May 2021

Auckland Council is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion.

If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.

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