Community Travel Coordinator


If you’re passionate about our community and have experience or a keen interest in active and sustainable transport then we have a unique opportunity for a Community Travel Co-ordinator. 

Working in our City Transportation team, the key focus of this role is to proactively connect with key partners to identify opportunities to collaborate and promote active travel. This includes planning and delivering a schedule of promotion and events for biking as part of the Hamilton Biking Plan, and identifying and working with local workplaces to promote active travel to Hamilton commuters. 

This is a hands-on role, actively engaging with the local community and businesses and includes scheduling campaigns, relationship management, liaison and coordination with stakeholders, small event management, and monitoring and evaluation of programmes.

To be successful in this role you will be:

  • a proactive, outgoing person with a can-do attitude and outstanding organisational skills
  • passionate about making a difference in the community and skilled at facilitating conversations with both internal and external stakeholders
  • able to demonstrate strong relationship management skills, resilience and a desire to increase uptake of active travel modes 
  • able to think strategically and deliver operationally
  • a strong team player who likes a challenge, is innovative, and has the confidence to autonomously plan and implement projects through to the end.

You could have relevant skills, experience or qualifications in active travel programmes, event co-ordination, marketing or relationship management.

The recruiting range for this role starts at $54,000 (pro-rata), and could be negotiated for the right candidate. We are also happy to explore flexible working hours from 30hrs per week for the right candidate. 

Hamilton City Council is committed to being a high-performance organisation with people who think differently, act with integrity, make it happen and work together.

This is your chance to be part of an organisation that is committed to building a more vibrant, attractive and prosperous city. 

If this role sounds like it’s for you, we would love to hear from you. Make it happen and apply online today!

All candidates will be notified of the outcome on their application via email. Short-listed candidates may be required to complete an interview process, reference checks, pre-employment medical and drug assessments, and Ministry of Justice or Police vetting check.

For further information refer to the position description available on our careers website at https://hamilton.careercentre.net.nz/Job 

Please note this role is being sourced directly and we are not accepting applications via external recruitment agencies.

Permanent - Full Time

Job no: BHAN957241

Location: Hamilton, New Zealand

Closing Date: Sunday, 24 February 2019