Fitness Consultant | Otara Pool and Leisure Centre

Date: 26 Mar 2024

Location: South Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

  • $26.78 per hour - fantastic benefits, including free use of the facility.
  • Foot in the door to the recreation industry, all training is provided.
  • 1x Full-time and 1x Part-time positions available!


He angitūtanga: The opportunity

With our Leisure Centres more popular and busier than ever, our fitness teams play a vital part in ensuring that visitors are kept motivated, interested, and eager to return.

As a Fitness Consultant, you will be helping people achieve their health and well-being goals and delivering fitness programmes for all ages and abilities across our diverse community.

Our Leisure Centre operates seven days per week, therefore flexibility and commitment.

Our permanent full-time, 40-hour opportunity includes shifts for Monday – Friday with shifts as early as 5:15 am – 8:00 pm

Our permanent part-time, 20-hour opportunity involves: a weekday and weekend shift, including opening and closing shifts with flexibility needed 5:15 am – 8:15 pm


He kōrero mōu: About you

It goes without saying that you will be passionate about fitness, health, and well-being!

A recognised fitness-related qualification is required. Knowledge of fitness training including fitness testing and monitoring of clients. The preferred candidate will have an interest in taking a variety of group fitness classes from BoxFit to HIIT, to aqua aerobics in addition to their gym shifts.


We are looking for enthusiastic, dedicated, and positive people who thrive on client contact and have a proven ability to communicate effectively to provide a high level of client satisfaction through the programmes you deliver.


Joining a proactive, supportive, and dynamic team, you will be a keen team player with a flexible approach. You will be comfortable asking questions and building your knowledge to be able to use your initiative to provide innovative and appropriate fitness solutions. With impeccable time management skills, you will be confident with administrative tasks and processes. 


Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer


We aim to upskill and progress your career, so you can train and take on other functions within our centres, such as Lifeguard, Recreation Assistant and more. By the same token, if we occasionally need some help in other areas such as at our front desk and general customer service duties, as a team member, you may be called on to cover these areas if short-staffed or at peak periods.


Enjoy access to a range of fantastic Auckland Council employee benefits such as:

  • Annual Zoo Pass for the whānau
  • Employer Kiwisaver contribution is additional to base salary.
  • Entitled to annual leave immediately rather than after 12 months service.
  • Additional paid annual leave day for personal health and wellbeing
  • Plus paid in the Community workday leave day
  • Ongoing, regular free internal and external training provided.

And as you will be a Leisure Centre employee, you will enjoy free use of the facilities!


Tono Mai: Apply Now!
You can find the position description here
Pay rate: $26.78

Applications close on Friday 21 April 2024



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.  This position is also deemed a safety sensitive position and will require pre-employment drug testing. Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory police check

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.



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