Parks, recreation and culture jobs

What do Rangers do?

Rangers enable safe and enjoyable outdoor recreation and education experiences in regional park settings, while conserving and protecting natural wildlife and cultural heritage resources.  Rangers work alongside contractors, manage volunteers to complete practical work in the parks, like animal pest control operations, weed treatment, nursery work, farming, law enforcement, track upgrades/maintenance and machinery handling. Rangers also manage campgrounds, lodges and holiday homes, as well as carrying out projects of behalf of Senior Rangers for Programmes, Partnerships, Recreation and Conservation.

Why we need you?

We have high numbers of visitors during the summer period. We need you to assist Rangers in concentrating on our visitors and aid with day to day duties on parks. Summer Rangers split work load, replace staff over holiday periods, and create a learning experience for the company and the supervisors. Summer Rangers inspire staff and create opportunities for future employment into Auckland Council.
 

 

What do you benefit in return?

Regional Parks have a remarkable reputation which results in this campaign attracting a high number of quality students year after year. Being selected to be one of the 14 summer rangers of 2020, is an achievement itself.

Regional parks Student Rangers get paid to spend the summer outdoors, have the option of accommodation provided,4 WD training  and get an NZQA qualifications once the programme is completed.

Ngā Papa Rēhia, Hākinakina me te Ahurea Te Rawa me te Hanganga Whare 
Jobs in parks, recreation and leisure


Your role has a real impact on Tāmaki Makaurau (Auckland) and the people in it: addressing important issues such as youth unemployment, homelessness, social enterprise and more in the community. Whether you’re working in libraries, parks or sports centres, this is your chance to make a real difference.

Te tūhono ki te hapori
Connecting with the community


You can help develop and cultivate these places and venues to enrich Tāmaki Makaurau. 

You’ll become part of a team that looks after and connects people to our beautiful beaches, parks, sports grounds, and recreation centres.

Te whakanui i ngā mea auaha, muramura hoki
Celebrating all things creative and colourful


Parks, recreation and culture are things that bring joy to Aucklanders' lives. We have world-class theatre productions, art exhibitions and a host of internationally-acclaimed speakers from around the world. Apply today if this sounds like something you'd like to be part of.

Watch to learn more

Auckland Council’s Kara Goddard lets us know what it’s like to be a community park ranger.

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Learn to Swim Instructor, Stanmore Bay
Learn to Swim Instructor, Stanmore Bay Orewa/Whangaparaoa, NZ, 1010 25-Jan-2021
Orewa/Whangaparaoa, NZ, 1010 25-Jan-2021
Family Facilitator
Family Facilitator Auckland Wide, NZ, 1010 25-Jan-2021
Auckland Wide, NZ, 1010 25-Jan-2021
Marylyn Mayo Internship | Auckland Art Gallery
Marylyn Mayo Internship | Auckland Art Gallery Central Auckland, NZ, 1010 21-Jan-2021
Central Auckland, NZ, 1010 21-Jan-2021
Lead Lifeguard, Albany Stadium Pool
Lead Lifeguard, Albany Stadium Pool North Shore, NZ, 1010 21-Jan-2021
North Shore, NZ, 1010 21-Jan-2021
Lead Lifeguard, Stanmore Bay
Lead Lifeguard, Stanmore Bay Orewa/Whangaparaoa, NZ, 1010 20-Jan-2021
Orewa/Whangaparaoa, NZ, 1010 20-Jan-2021
Event Operator | Full Time
Event Operator | Full Time Auckland Wide, NZ, 1010 19-Jan-2021
Auckland Wide, NZ, 1010 19-Jan-2021
Service Improvement and Quality Manager
Service Improvement and Quality Manager Central Auckland, NZ, 1010 18-Jan-2021
Central Auckland, NZ, 1010 18-Jan-2021
CX and Facilitation Lead
CX and Facilitation Lead Central Auckland, NZ, 1010 18-Jan-2021
Central Auckland, NZ, 1010 18-Jan-2021
Lead Lifeguard, Birkenhead
Lead Lifeguard, Birkenhead North Shore, NZ, 1010 17-Jan-2021
North Shore, NZ, 1010 17-Jan-2021
Casual Visitor Services Representative
Casual Visitor Services Representative South Auckland, NZ, 1010 14-Jan-2021
South Auckland, NZ, 1010 14-Jan-2021
Senior Regional Advisor | Flora
Senior Regional Advisor | Flora Auckland Wide, NZ, 1010 13-Jan-2021
Auckland Wide, NZ, 1010 13-Jan-2021
Lifeguard, Stanmore Bay
Lifeguard, Stanmore Bay Orewa/Whangaparaoa, NZ, 1010 13-Jan-2021
Orewa/Whangaparaoa, NZ, 1010 13-Jan-2021
Process Engineer - Lean
Process Engineer - Lean Central Auckland, NZ, 1010 13-Jan-2021
Central Auckland, NZ, 1010 13-Jan-2021
Learn to Swim Instructor
Learn to Swim Instructor North Shore, NZ, 1010 13-Jan-2021
North Shore, NZ, 1010 13-Jan-2021
Pacific Audience & Access Programme Producer
Pacific Audience & Access Programme Producer Central Auckland, NZ, 1010 12-Jan-2021
Central Auckland, NZ, 1010 12-Jan-2021
Ranger - Northern Regional Parks
Ranger - Northern Regional Parks Wellsford/Warkworth, NZ, 1010 12-Jan-2021
Wellsford/Warkworth, NZ, 1010 12-Jan-2021
Senior Regional Advisor - Pest Animals
Senior Regional Advisor - Pest Animals Auckland Wide, NZ, 1010 10-Jan-2021
Auckland Wide, NZ, 1010 10-Jan-2021
Fitness Instructor, Marina Fitness (Half-Moon Bay)
Fitness Instructor, Marina Fitness (Half-Moon Bay) East Auckland, NZ, 1010 10-Jan-2021
East Auckland, NZ, 1010 10-Jan-2021
Lifeguard, Lloyd Elsmore (Pakuranga)
Lifeguard, Lloyd Elsmore (Pakuranga) East Auckland, NZ, 1010 16-Dec-2020
East Auckland, NZ, 1010 16-Dec-2020

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