Job vacancies

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

Reception / Administrator

Based in Wellington

We’re looking for an experienced person with the skills and enthusiasm to support the heritage work of our Wellington staff and our customers.

You will be based in our Central Region team, but also provide support for the  Organisational Development Team. You will be the first point of contact for the enquiries and visitors to the office. The role also includes a wide range of administrative duties to support and assist our team of heritage professionals, including: meeting and travel arrangements, record and file management, systems and database administration.

This is a full-time role. Being customer-focused is essential in this position and you must also have initiative, an eye for detail, excellent communication and organisational skills, as well as proficiency in the Microsoft suite of products.

Applications close at 5pm on Monday 26 August.

The salary range for the position is $40-$47,000. Read the position description.

How to apply

If this sounds like the perfect role for you, then we would love to hear from you. Please complete an application form and send this with your covering letter and curriculum vitae to:

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

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

Planner

Based in Dunedin

Heritage New Zealand has a vacancy for an experienced resource management planner for Otago and Southland based in the Otago/Southland Area Office in Dunedin.  Some travel within these areas will be required.

This position provides a real opportunity to make a highly significant contribution as part of Heritage New Zealand’s Otago/Southland team in promoting the protection and conservation of New Zealand's important historic places.  Your expertise, personality and creativity is needed to complement a committed multidisciplinary team of specialists in our central city office.

The position involves proactive engagement with local authorities and property owners to develop strategies, policies, plans and consenting processes to recognise and provide for the retention and ongoing use of historic heritage.  It is a busy but rewarding position for a planner with an understanding and appreciation of the importance of heritage and how it enhances the places New Zealanders call "home".

A tertiary qualification in planning or a related field is required.

Salary range: $66,000 - $73,000 based on qualifications and experience. Read the position description.

The position is being re-advertised.  Applications close on Friday 5 September at 5pm.

How to apply

If this sounds like your ideal role, then we'd love to hear from you. Please complete an application form and send this with your covering letter and curriculum vitae to:

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

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