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Waitaki District Council:Alps to Ocean Cycle Trail Manager

Waitaki District Council:Alps to Ocean Cycle Trail Manager

Waitaki District Council 20 Thames Street, Oamaru

Listed: 13 Mar 2024

Oamaru, Otago

Management (Hospitality & Tourism)

Government (Government & Defence)

Full time


Cycle trail superhero needed!

Do you have a passion for recreation and people? Do you want to work in a location renowned for its lifestyle? then come and join our Recreation team looking after the ‘Jewel in the Crown' of New Zealand's ‘Great Rides'.


About the role

The focus of this role is to be the ‘face' of the Alps to Ocean.


You would be responsible for:

  • Developing strategic and operational plans for the Trail, including visitor experience and marketing plans
  • Ensuring alignment and consistency in the development and operations undertaken by the Waitaki and Mackenzie District Councils
  • Developing relationships with public and private agencies to secure funding to support delivery of the strategic plans
  • Developing and implementing a business model and providing quarterly reports
  • Building relationships and coordinating with stakeholders including Iwi, public and private landowners and trail partners
  • Supporting the Joint Committee to undertake their role
  • Ensuring marketing and partnership programmes are developed, enhanced, and delivered.
  • Ensuring community social licence is maintained


About you

You will have experience in managing recreation assets with proven relationship skills. Ideally you would have a relevant qualification, however relevant experience and your proven ability is of greater relevance.


What is in it for you:

Council offers a comprehensive range of benefits including:

  • Flexible work arrangements (1-2 days per week, remote working is possible)
  • Flexible work location, in either Waitaki or Mackenzie District's
  • Sick and bereavement leave available on commencement
  • 5 weeks annual leave after 3 years continuous service
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Group discount medical insurance
  • Income protection
  • Discounted BP fuel
  • Discounted gym membership


Waitaki, we've got room for you

We're looking for people who are innovative, courageous and clever. This is a challenging time for local government - you certainly won't be bored and you'll find your work family are a bunch of cool humans. You will enjoy:

  • Affordable living, great schools, and a country lifestyle
  • Most amenities within walking distance
  • Great recreational facilities in the district
  • No traffic jams - no stress
  • Staying and working in a diverse community.


Visit here to learn more about our beautiful region.


If this role sounds like you, then apply now!


Enquiries regarding the position can be made to Lindsay Hyde, Recreation Manager on 03 433 0300.


Applications close 19 April 2024


To apply for this job and to view the position description go to: https://waitakidistrictcouncil.recruitmenthub.co.nz/Vacancies & enter ref code: 6561842.