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Parks Assistant

July 28, 2020

A Parks Assistant position has become available within the Parks & Reserves Team. This role will be primarily responsible for mowing.

We are looking for an experienced parks assistant who will be responsible for continuously improving the delivery of maintenance of the Districts parks, reserves, and cemeteries.

What you will bring to the position:

  • Level 4 Certificate in either Horticulture, Arboriculture or sports turf maintenance
  • Growsafe (either TC or STMS)
  • New Zealand Drivers Licence Class 2
  • Working and operational knowledge of ride on mowers and equipment necessary to fulfil the overall purpose of the role
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently and to set and meet appropriate standards and deadlines
  • A strong team player with proven ability to work well with and interact successfully with other people
  • Thorough understanding and advocacy for the principles of customer first

This position will report directly to the Parks & Reserves Co-ordinator and is based within the Rangitīkei District.

Please see our Current Vacancies for a copy of the Job description and to apply online.

The closing date for this role is 5.00 pm on 11 August 2020.

For any enquiries about this role please contact Murray Phillips, Parks & Reserves Team Leader on 027 403 1604 or

The Rangitīkei District Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.