Recreation Planner

Applications Close: Tuesday 7 February at 11.30pm


About the Opportunity

At PMHC every employee plays a part in ensuring we work together to achieve positive outcomes for our Community.  To help us achieve this we are looking for someone with a sense of fun who can collaborate with the team, communicate effectively and is a team player. To be successful in this role you should have experience in planning and management of open space, recreation and facilities.

On a typical day this role will:

  • Develop and implement Asset Management Plans for recreation assets
  • Work with sporting groups and community groups to improve facilities and look at use
  • Work with the team to identify and manage the renewal of assets
  • Support the team in master planning relating to sport, recreation and open space

Remuneration and Benefits

Employment Type: Full Time, 35 hours per week 

Salary (exclusive of super): In the range of $69,133 to $77,783 dependent on skills and experience.

Benefits: Flexible work arrangements and flexi-time, discounted gym membership, career development opportunities, annual salary increase set as per the Local Government (State) Award 2020 plus annual salary review, long service leave after 5 years and employee assistance program. 

The Community Team
Providing a wide range of facilities and services, our community team delivers engagement, inclusion and education activities, Library services and recreation and facilities projects and management.

About the Port Macquarie Hastings Region
Upon commencement, you shall call ‘home’ one of the East Coasts most enviable locations. With access to stunning hinterland, miles of pristine beaches, national parks, playgrounds sporting facilities, restaurants, galleries, theatres and a genuine community feel, the mid-north coast is the perfect location if you enjoy hiking, surfing, camping, fishing, off road exploration, Saturday sports, arts, theatre, food and wine.

If you would like to know more about this opportunity or have any questions about the role please contact Katrina Boulet, Recreation Planning and Projects Team Leader on 02 6581 8718.

Interested in Applying?
Before you apply for the job please read the position description and recruitment selection criteria below.

Position Description
Selection Criteria

Please complete the application form below and answer the questions which relate to the essential and desirable criteria within the Selection Criteria, then upload a copy of your resume and cover letter.

You may find it helpful to write your response to the questions in a word document then copy/paste this into the application form once you are ready to submit your application.

Applications Close: Tuesday 7 February at 11.30pm


Suitable candidates may be placed on a talent pool or eligibility list for future identical, or similar positions for a period of 12 months.

We often ask our preferred applicants to complete pre-employment checks. This may include: Reference Checks; National Criminal Police Check; Medical Assessment; Qualification Verification; Working with Children Check Verification.

All PMHC employees are required to be double vaccinated against COVID-19 or hold a valid Medical Contraindication Certificate.

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  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:
    Architecture, Design and User Experience, Industrial
  • Locations:
    New South Wales,
  • Closing Date:7th Feb 2023, 12:00 am


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