Team Member - Recreation

Date: 27-Jun-2022

Location: North Shore, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council



  • Part-time opportunities available Birkenhead Leisure Centre - 12 hours per week
  • Help deliver our exciting range of fitness and leisure programmes for children
  • Access to a range of Council benefits, including free use of Centre facilities



He angitūtanga: The opportunity

Situated in our Birkenhead 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, from rockclimbing, to other sporting activities, and more!

In this frontline role, your responsibilities will include, delivering exceptional service to our customers and visitors supporting with the delivery of a variety of exciting programmes for children, helping the Centre maintain 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 health 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.


Two Part-time 12 hour opportunities available at our Birkenhead Leisure Centre.  
u’ll need to work flexible hours: Weekdays 1pm – 9pm, or a Saturday or Sunday shift between 8.30 – 6.00pm.


If you can think on your feet and have the get-up-and-go to keep up with children, then apply online now!


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.