Fitness Lead | Allan Brewster

Date: 30 Jan 2024

Location: South Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

  • Join a fun and diverse fitness team
  • Help us get "More Aucklanders more active, more often”
  • Enjoy free use of Centre facilities plus a range of other benefits


He angitūtanga: The opportunity

Join our Allan Brewster Leisure Centre as a Fitness Lead and play a key part in making the experience of our customers fun, safe, and enjoyable.

You will be supporting the Team Leader Fitness who leads a team of Group Fitness Instructors and Fitness Consultants who love to engage with our customers, talk to them and understand their needs to encourage them to enjoy keeping fit & healthy on a regular basis.

You’ll be responsible for:


  • Providing technical or functional expertise on your team’s service, programme, processes, or deliverables
  • Growing and developing a team of fitness consultants
  • Preparing, designing, and delivering programmes, services and/or lessons, including advanced programming
  • Training, coaching, assessing and scheduling fitness consultants' rosters and classes


This is a permanent full-time 40 hours per week role rostered over 7 days, so flexibility is the key. 

He kōrero mōu: About you

You’ll have experience managing a team within the health and fitness environment and a proven track record in developing & maintaining relationships with a diverse range of internal and external customers. You’ll also need to hold an NZ-recognised qualification in Sport or Recreation, including fitness qualifications (REPs) and a First Aid certificate.

Your leadership experience and passion to inspire your team will help the team reach and even go beyond its targets. Ideally, you will have experience teaching group fitness, for example, LES MILLS group fitness.

You will be an excellent communicator and committed to delivering exceptional fitness programmes and providing a high level of customer satisfaction.

If you’re passionate about group fitness and challenging others, this is the role for you. Bring your A-game to tell your fitness story and help others love to move. Ideal candidate would also be tech-savvy and familiar with Microsoft Word and Excels.

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer

You’ll be joining an enthusiastic and high-performing team who are dedicated to helping get "More Aucklanders, more active, more often!" 

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


  • Annual Zoo Pass for the whānau
  • Employer Kiwisaver contribution is added to the base salary
  • Entitled to annual leave immediately rather than after 12 months of 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 is 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: $28.65/hour


Applications close on Friday 1st March 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.