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Parks and Reserves Coordinator (Ōtaki) - Ref 057

Our Parks team is responsible for keeping our District’s parks and open spaces looking great and being places for people to enjoy. Within the team the Parks and Reserves Serviceperson provides maintenance service activities for the open space, public land and reserve areas within the Kāpiti District and is responsible for a range of tasks associated with:

  • the completion of pedestrian and ride-on mowing and line-trimming of specified areas;
  • ensuring that plant and machinery used is maintained to full working order; and
  • assisting with maintenance of the garden areas and environs to the required standard; planting of shrubs and trees; and seasonal herbicide, pesticide and fertiliser applications.

If you enjoy working outdoors, are a good team player, take pride in delivering high quality work and outstanding customer service, and you have a current and valid NZ Driver Licence then this opportunity may be just what you have been waiting for.

Enquiries about this position should be directed to Chris Heenan, Parks and Reserves Supervisor on 04 296 4700 or free phone 0800 486 486.

 Applicants will need to undergo the usual pre-employment checks, including drug and alcohol screening and police, criminal history and credit checks.  Please note, you must be eligible to work in New Zealand.

Applications must be received by 12 noon, 27 February 2018.  Please email your cover letter, CV, completed Council Application, copy of your work visa (if applicable) and Drivers Licence marked “Parks and Reserves Coordinator (Otaki) – Ref 057” to 

Job Description

2018 02 JD Parks and Reserves Coordinator (Otaki)_.pdf


Kapiti Coast District Council Application form:

Application for Employment (WORD)

 Application for Employment (PDF)

* This document must accompany every application submitted