Recreation Assistant | East Coast Bays Leisure Centre

Date: 24 May 2023

Location: North Shore, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council


  • Earn a living wage with fantastic benefits, including free use of the facility
  • Join a diverse team dedicated to making a positive contribution to Aucklanders’ health and wellbeing
  • Permanent part-time position of 7 hours


He angitūtanga: The opportunity

Situated in our East Coast Bays Leisure Centre, as a Recreation Assistant, no two days will be the same! You’ll help us deliver an exciting range of community fitness and school holiday programmes.
In this frontline role, your responsibilities will include, delivering exceptional customer service to our customers and visitors supporting with the delivery of a variety of exciting programmes for children aged 5-12, helping the Centre maintains a caring, fun and safe fitness and leisure environment, providing assistance to Centre management with administration and operational duties; and supporting with Centre activities including sporting leagues and daily timetabled programmes.


He kōrero mōu: About you
You’ll already be passionate about sports and recreation, and ready to step into a frontline customer service role. It goes without saying that you’ll be responsible when it comes to working with children. You’ll have a flexible approach and be able to use your initiative to facilitate suitable programmes for kids. An enthusiastic team player, you’ll have a positive attitude and infectious energy, and be committed to providing your customers with an exceptional experience. 
Ideally, you’ll hold a First Aid Certificate and have an understanding of health and safety procedures. While previous experience working with children is beneficial, it’s not essential. Importantly, you’ll be committed to maintaining a high degree of professionalism in your work.


Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer
You’ll be joining a team of like-minded individuals who are passionate about promoting healthy living and making a difference in our local community. We can provide you with plenty of opportunities to upskill, including training in leadership and in the facilitation of our programmes. You’ll have access to a range of fantastic Auckland Council benefits, including an annual zoo pass and a range of partnership discounts. As a Leisure Centre employee, you will enjoy free use of the facilities.
The position will be 7 hours per week, working on Wednesday from 4:30pm and Satursday from 6:45am.

To learn more about the East Coast Bays Leisure Centre, please visit our website 


Pay Rate: $23.65

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.  This role is classified as a Children's Worker role under the Vulnerable Children Act 2014. As such applicants will be required to undergo police vetting prior to commencing employment. Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory police check.

Also in line with the Ministry of Health vaccination guidelines, this role may require that you provide proof of vaccination. 

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.