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Responsible Camping Administration Support

Otago - Queenstown

Administration Support (0.5 FTE)


Are you looking to work in a progressive forward thinking organisation? The most beautiful District in New Zealand is currently experiencing a high growth; this growth offers career development opportunities for enthusiastic, motivated and results-driven professionals like you.


The Organisation


Queenstown Lakes District Council is at the very heart of the community, employing over 350 staff; we manage infrastructure development, community recreational facilities and planning, building and other regulatory services. With an annual operational budget of over $100m and a capital expenditure programme of $550m over ten years, we are a major part of the District’s economy.


The Location


The gold prospectors were so captivated by the beauty of the surrounding mountains and rivers, they declared it a “town fit for a Queen” and the town was thence known as ‘Queenstown’.


Queenstown is nestled in the Southern Alps of New Zealand on the shores of Lake Wakatipu and is rated as one of the World’s top destinations. Queenstown is renowned for its four distinctive seasons which offer snow-capped mountains during the winter months for snowboarding and skiing, and long hot days which are perfect for mountain biking, food and wine tasting or walking along the many trails Queenstown has to offer during the summer months. Thrill seekers, families and food and wine connoisseurs will all find Queenstown Lakes District the perfect place to call home.


The Role

The Responsible Camping Project was developed to help manage Freedom Camping throughout the Queenstown Lakes District. The purpose of this role is to provide timely and effective administrative services to the Responsible Camping Programme Manager. The role is a 12 month fixed-term position of 20 hours per week Monday – Friday.


About You


  • Have previous customer service and administration experience
  • Are adaptable, flexible and keep cool under pressure
  • Work well in team
  • Have great attention to detail
  • Strong administration skills
  • Be highly organised with great planning skills


The Benefits


  • Competitive market remuneration
  • Regular working hours
  • Discounted health and fitness club rates at our great facilities


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Job Description

Applications close: 24 Jun 2019