Share this Job

Gallery Assistants | Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki

Date: 07-Feb-2019

Location: Central Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council


  • Highly sought after positions
  • Creative environment where you can share your passion for art with others
  • Full-time, part-time and casual roles available


He angitūtanga: The opportunity

The Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki is New Zealand's largest visual arts experience. We are looking for dynamic and outgoing individuals to work as Gallery Assistants in our visitor experience team from mid-April 2019.

Gallery Assistants are a customer focused team. You will be the welcoming and informative face of the Gallery, as well as fulfilling a range of other duties including working on events and assisting with visitor programmes.

We currently have the following opportunities available:

Permanent, full-time: 40 hours per week, either Sunday to Thursday or Tuesday to Saturday, 8.30am to 5pm.

Permanent, part-time: For these roles, you must be available at least 3 days per week, including at least one weekend day.  Hours are not fixed and will vary based on your availability week to week. 

Casual: For the casual positions you must be available to work on an 'as required' basis, including nights and weekend days.

He kōrero mōu: About you

To succeed in these roles, you will have a passion for customer service, love sharing your enthusiasm for art with others, thrive on working as part of a team and have a sound knowledge of art history, and in particular, New Zealand art. 

To secure one of these highly sought after roles you must:

  • Have an arts qualification or be studying towards one, or have relevant gallery/museum experience.
  • Be able to work at least 3 days per week, including at least 1 weekend day.
  • Have proven front line customer service experience.
  • Be able to start work on the 16th of April

If you meet all of the above criteria then we want to hear from you today! 

Applications close Sunday 24 February.

This position is deemed a safety sensitive position and will require pre-employment drug testing.
Auckland Council is committed to the protection and wellbeing of children. A component of this role involves interaction with children so, as a part of the assessment of candidates, we will require Police Vetting of candidates to ensure we are providing a safe environment for children. This requirement complies with the Vulnerable Children Act.

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.