Parks Planner

Hamilton is home to over 200 parks and open spaces. From large-scale sports grounds and beautiful destination parks like Taitua Arboretum and Lake Domain, to small neighbourhood parks and playgrounds - there are green spaces available to suit all recreation needs.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to help shape the future of Hamilton’s open space network by supporting the Community Group’s input into council’s strategic, policy and planning processes.

Committed to providing exceptional customer service and using your ability to build strong working relationships, you will provide high quality advice to council and customers to ensure good open space outcomes.

You will have sound knowledge of the statutory and planning framework for parks and open spaces planning and management and experience working with the Reserves Act, Resource Management Act and Local Government Act.

You will have the ability to think strategically and have excellent communication skills.

If you are excited by a role that involves working together to grow and develop a parks network for our community to enjoy, then look no further!

The recruiting range for this role starts at $68,500 per annum and could be negotiated 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

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

Permanent - Full Time

Job no: DLAL957298

Location: Hamilton, New Zealand

Closing Date: Sunday, 28 April 2019