Event Operator - Casual

Date: 8 Sep 2023

Location: Auckland Wide, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council


  • Casual role
  • Auckland wide locations
  • Join a fun events team


He angitūtanga: The opportunity


We’re looking for Casual Event Operators to work in our events team ahead of our busy events season. 


As an Event Operator, you’ll be responsible for supporting a variety of events within the community. The purpose of this role is to provide logistical and operational support as crew members in the delivery of events across Auckland. 


We need efficient operators to assist getting event sites up and running including transporting and setting up of various event equipment and furniture. 


This is a casual role with flexible hours at a competitive rate. You will either be preparing for live events, loading and unloading our vehicles, transporting equipment or setting up/packing down at event sites. 


As our work can be any day of the week, flexibility to work a variety of shifts from Monday to Sunday with ability to sometimes work early starts and late finishes is desirable. We are looking for people available from 10-40 hours a week.


No two days are the same and this is a great role for anyone who likes to work outside and has the ability to achieve excellent results as part of a great team in a fast-paced, but fun environment.
He kōrero mōu: About you
As a successful candidate you’ll be physically fit and have a sense of humour while holding strong value on being reliable. You should have the ability to work unsupervised while managing your varied workload. 
Events operations and event site experience is preferred, but not essential.


You will also have:


  • Full clean drivers' license - manual transmission capability is essential
  • Be proactive and use initiative to take on the responsibility of making sure things happen

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer
We run a diverse range of events across the city including Movies in Parks, Music in Parks, Citizenship Ceremonies, Auckland International Cultural Festival and more. These are focused on the community and giving Aucklanders' an enjoyable experience. If this sounds like an interesting role, apply now.


Please note that this role will involve heavy lifting and would require a physically fit candidate who would enjoy hands-on tasks.


This role is deemed safety-sensitive and in line with the Auckland Council policy, you will be required to complete pre-employment drug and alcohol testing.
Applications close Sunday, 24th September 2023
Please note however, we will be reviewing applications as they are received, so don’t delay in applying


Auckland Council is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.


Auckland Council strongly encourages our employees to be fully vaccinated.