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In Opotiki you truly can have a great work / life balance and enjoy our 'Coast by Nature'.

Sunny Ōpōtiki is based in the Eastern Bay of Plenty. Steeped in culture, it's a district of diversity with a landscape that ranges from beautiful coastal vistas, stunning beaches and secluded valleys to crystal clear mountain streams. It's all here!

At Opotiki District Council operations are on a scale where a supportive and competent team environment allows creativity and innovation. Professional development and achievement is important and positions are often multidisciplinary or comprise both strategic and operational activity.​​


Property Manager - Full Time

We continue to look forward to exciting times for Ōpōtiki. This includes working to ensure that the right people are at the helm to manage and promote the strategic development of Councils property and assets.

We are looking for an innovative and future focussed person to manage a property portfolio. This role will be responsible for ensuring an effective management system of Council's corporate property assets, legislative compliance and assessing and promoting further investment and development opportunities.

To be successful the ideal applicant will have:

  • Knowledge of property management and property law
  • Tertiary qualification or equivalent in property, commerce, marketing or business
  • An entrepreneurial approach and proven experience in identifying new opportunities and initiatives
  • Advanced project management skills
  • Commercial acumen, political awareness and negotiation skills

Ōpōtiki has a lot to look forward to, the recent harbour announcement means that we can now start those ventures that have been talked about for some time.  We want you to be part of this exciting journey, so if the above interests you, and you have what it takes, please view the Property Manager position description​ (PDF, 82KB) and then use our online form to send us your application. 

Applications close 4pm, Monday 27 April 2020

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​​​​​​Equal Employment Opportunities

Ōpōtiki ​District Council is a member of the Equal Employment Opportunities Trust Employers Group.

​Members endeavour to recruit, reward and develop employees on the basis of merit, recognising that effectively managing New Zealand's diverse population can lead to increased creativity, engagement and productivity.​​

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