Community Work Supervisor (Casual) – Nelson

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    3 weeks ago
  • Category:
  • Job Type: Casual
  • Category: Probation, Community and Monitoring
  • Location: Nelson (Whakatu)
  • Date Advertised: 03-FEB-21
  • Job Reference: APA/15105229
  • Job Title: Community Work Supervisor (Casual) – Nelson
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  • Summary:
  • Do you want to make a real difference in your community?
  • Keen to share your life experience with others?
  • Do you enjoy mentoring and coaching people?

If you are up for the challenge, then keep reading.  We are all about changing lives and creating pathways through meaningful Community Work projects.  As a Community Work Supervisor, you will oversee and manage up to 8 community workers serving community work sentences on meaningful projects at schools, reserves, community groups, Marae and churches – whatever the community needs.

If you are a positive role model with a firm-but-fair management style and you can motivate and work with a variety of people in a variety of situations, then apply now.

We will give you the training and support you need to become part of our team working to make communities safer.

We currently have casual vacancies in Nelson. The core hours of work for a Community Work Supervisor are 7.30am to 4.30pm.  The rate of pay for this position is $22.71 per hour. It is expected that the days of work are between Thursday, Friday and Saturday and the most important day you would need to work is Saturday between 7.30-4.30pm.

A full NZ drivers licence including the ability to drive a manual vehicle is essential. Ability to back a trailer is also a good skill to have in this position.

Please note you will need to complete a criminal history check and undertake a pre-employment drug test.


Mō mātou | About us

Ara Poutama Aotearoa is a name that has been gifted to us and is our commitment to improving the oranga and safety of the people, whānau, and that of the communities we serve across the motu. 

As a values-led organisation, we use the principles of rangatira (leadership), manaaki (respect), wairua (spirituality), kaitiaki (guardianship) and whānau (relationships) to shape how we work and deliver the outcomes in our strategy – Hōkai Rangi (


Tono ināianei | Apply Now

To apply, please submit a tailored CV and a cover letter (PDF) describing your motivation for joining the department highlighting relevant skills and experience. Alignment to our kaupapa is critical to our success – we ask that you provide examples which reflect and demonstrate our organisation values. 

It is an exciting time to join us and we continue to seek out talented individuals who are committed to an inclusive, vibrant workplace. We recognise and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals, and that of the collective talent in our whānau.  All applications must be submitted through our careers site to ensure transparency. Applications received via email will not be considered. 

If you want to find out more about a career with us, visit or email our team at