Do you want a change in lifestyle?
If so, here's your opportunity!
About our District - Our mission is to make our communities better and this role will play a key part in achieving this. We are located in a tranquil area of New Zealand offering some of the best access to the great outdoors. We also boast attractive housing prices for your town, village or rural lifestyle and we are within commuting distance to larger centres.
About our Organisation - We are an energetic and progressive, values-based organisation, which is dedicated to providing quality services and facilities for our communities. We place a strong emphasis on our organisational culture, which in turn, creates strong engagement across our team. We employ people with a 'Can Do' attitude who want to work for a united organisation with a strong sense of family that is proud to serve its communities.
At STDC, we offer a proven "best place to work" environment, access to a sick leave bank, flexible working opportunities and retention incentive benefit upon five years of employment. Our team culture encourages innovation, we care about your professional development, and you will be working with an elite and motivated team of professionals.
About the Role - The purpose of the position is to ensure that the Council's community events programme is developed and maintained to ensure that the events run are well-managed, safe and enjoyable for the community.
Do you have what it takes? - This is a busy role which is responsible for managing Council's civic functions (eg Community Awards, Mayoral functions etc), co-ordinating three school holiday programmes per year and effectively running the activities included in each programme, ensure appropriate resourcing for events is carried out and that any volunteers are competent for the roles they are tasked to complete.
About You - You are a talented team player who has experience working in event management and who has a "can-do" attitude. You will have a detailed understanding of all aspects of event management from planning through to logistics and implementation to an excellent standard. You will have the ability to connect and engage with a wide variety of stakeholders, building new relationships and your communication skills will be of a high calibre enabling you to engage with a range of key audiences. You will be skilled in project management, enjoy taking on new challenges and have a good knowledge and understanding of health and safety legislation and practices.
Applicants for this position must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand, therefore must have NZ residency or hold a valid NZ work visa. In terms of residence class visa applications, priority will be given where the applicant is in New Zealand.
South Taranaki District Council is an Accredited Employer so if you're moving to the region, we can offer practical support and some financial assistance. This includes employer sponsorship for your visa application.
The salary range for this position is between $65,160pa and $72,400pa and the appointed starting level will be dependent on skills and experience and will be discussed during interviews with shortlisted candidates.
If this role appeals to you, head over to our website www.southtaranaki.com where you can access the background information and job description for the role. If submitting an application, please ensure you provide a covering letter outlining your skills and experience for the role along with your most current CV.
Applications close at 12.00am on Sunday, 24 September 2023 or when a suitable candidate has been appointed to the role.
To apply for this job go to: https://southtaranaki.recruitmenthub.co.nz/Vacancies & enter ref code: 6434471.
Address: PO Box 5110,New Plymouth 4343, New Zealand
Phone: +64 21 0823 1394
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