Job Vacancies

Job vacancies at Heritage New Zealand are advertised on this website, and across a range of other appropriate media including daily newspapers.

HR Advisor - Kaitohutohu Pūmanawa Tangata

Based in Wellington

Salary: $58,880 - $76,200.  Position description: HR Advisor (pdf).

  • Proven capability as an HR generalist
  • Supporting offices across New Zealand
  • Based in Wellington, some travel is required.

What the job involves

The People Capability team delivers our human resources strategy by providing targeted advice, support and guidance to managers on people-related matters and delivering an exceptional employee experience. We also support senior managers to understand the workforce that is needed to provide services to our people, and have plans in place to make sure we build the capacity, capability and leadership for the future.

This is a role that has a strong team delivery focus with multiple demands. You will have to maintain productive working relationships with the team and ensure work is completed to the highest possible standard. You will be working in a busy deadline driven environment alongside other experienced people making a difference and building an inclusive work environment that attracts diverse people and perspectives.

Reporting to the Manager People Capability, this is a HR Generalist role that will see you provide both operational and strategic HR support across the country. Your day will be varied and you will be involved in payroll administration, performance management, recruitment and induction, health and safety, and input on HR policy and guidelines.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for an HR professional with 3 to 5 years’ experience working in a medium to large organisation or public sector environment. You’ll have excellent stakeholder engagement and facilitation skills, able to work collaboratively across teams and with external influencers. With the wide variety of work and interactions, you’ll need to have the ability to solve problems in a pragmatic way whilst building trusted relationships. We are looking for you to demonstrate your:

  • HR expertise including selection and recruitment processes, payroll, and relationship management
  • agility in managing competing priorities, multiple streams of work in a fast-paced work environment
  • ability to identify gaps or opportunities for improvement, recommend changes and implement them
  • resilient, driven and collaborative approach; a strong team player.

How to apply

If this sounds like your ideal role, then we’d love to hear from you.  Applications close 5.00pm, Monday 10 December 2018.

Please complete the application form (Word) and send it with your CV and covering letter to:

Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga
PO Box 2629
Wellington 6140
email: information@heritage.org.nz


Visitor Services Coordinator - Highwic

Salary: $48 000 - $54 000 and free on-site parking is available.  Position description: VSC Highwic (pdf)

Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga manages some of the country’s most iconic historic properties with Highwic being one of Auckland’s key heritage sites located in central Newmarket.

We are looking for a team player to join us working at Highwic. The Visitor Services Co-ordinator, reporting to the Property Lead, will provide essential support services to our small team.  The role includes a wide range of exciting opportunities to promote heritage and provide high quality experiences for visitors to this historic place.

The role is varied and interesting and involves greeting visitors, tour guiding, management and promotion for functions, development and delivery of the events programme, coordinating our volunteer programme, providing retail support, championing social media, assisting with administration and housekeeping.

Our ideal candidate will have outstanding customer service skills, with experience in event management, marketing and the heritage sector. The role includes working at weekends on a regular basis, and on some evenings when there are events.

The suitable applicant will have training and/or experience in a heritage, customer service or tourism related role and will be hands-on and practical. If you are a good communicator and enthusiastic about working in an ever evolving environment, this role is for you!

Applications for this role close at 5pm on 19 December 2018.

You must complete an application form (Word) to be eligible for this position.

Please send the completed form with your CV and covering letter to:

Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga
PO Box 2629
Wellington 6140
email: information@heritage.org.nz


Area Manager Otago/Southland - based in Dunedin

Salary: $75,682 - 94,602   Position description: Area Manager (pdf) 

Reporting to the Director Southern Region, you will be responsible for the delivery of local services for archaeology, architecture, crown land disposal, heritage listing, planning, reception and administration services to achieve positive outcomes for heritage.

You must have strong relationship management skills in order to work with a wide variety of professionals, organisations, community groups and private individuals.

Applicants must have an appreciation for New Zealand’s heritage and an understanding of and respect for biculturalism.

A tertiary qualification in a relevant professional field is required.

Applications close at 5pm on Thursday 20 December 2018.

Please complete the application form (Word) and send it with your CV and covering letter to:

Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga
PO Box 2629
Wellington 6140
email: information@heritage.org.nz