Rotorua Great Rides Trail Manager (Fixed Term) – Kaea Whakahaere Ara
Rotorua Lakes Council CLOSES 3rd February

Position Description

At Rotorua Lakes Council we believe in doing things differently. Our organisation is all about innovation and creative solutions, working with the community to create a new way forward and progress our district’s shared vision and goals. Vision2030, "The Rotorua Way" is the cornerstone of everything we do.

Our back yard is the mountain-biking and tourism mecca of New Zealand with forest trails, a unique geothermal landscape, lakes, activities and attractions galore, excellent fishing, great events, good schools, realistic real estate prices, great cafes and restaurants, and beaches and ski fields nearby.

Rotorua Lakes Council are in search of a capable and enthusiastic Great Rides Trail Manager. This newly created fixed term role will be responsible for the development and management of the Great Ride experience within the Rotorua area.

We are looking for a self-starter with strong communication and engagement skills to develop and co-ordinate NZCT trails and routes. This role will cover the co-ordination and development of trail operations and maintenance programmes ensuring that New Zealand Cycle Trail design guidelines are followed.

A tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline such as Communication or Tourism Management is required, as is a high level of professional commitment and self-motivation. The ability to connect with a diverse range of groups and people is important, as a large component of this role is engaging with the community, interest groups, businesses and iwi.

Te Kaunihera o nga Roto o Rotorua (Rotorua Lakes Council) is committed to working in partnership with Te Arawa, our local iwi. We aspire to being a bicultural organisation and we value staff who speak te reo Maori, have an appreciation of Maori values, and a working knowledge of tikanga Maori.

Think you’re up for the challenge? Check out the details and send us your application now!