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Part-Time Visitor Services Representative

Date: 30-Apr-2021

Location: South Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

•    40 hrs per fortnight
•    Based at Auckland's beautiful Botanic Gardens  
•    Support the delivery of reception, site bookings, guided walks, workshops, displays and events


He angitūtanga: The opportunity 

At Auckland Botanic Gardens, we are passionate about connecting people with plants.  People from all walks of life enjoy the experience of our gardens.  We need someone to join our visitor services team who is keen on gardens and likes connecting with people.

If you have a strong horticultural background, experience dealing with customers and can 'tell and sell the story of plants' we want to hear from you.  The role primarily involves reception, providing information and advice to our visitors.  At times you may also be called upon to assist in delivering guided tours, community education programmes and creating displays. 

He kōrero mōu: About you

So, if you are keen on plants and you're positive, enthusiastic, customer focused and have fantastic communication skills this could be the opportunity you have been waiting for. To assist with delivery of our Maori Responsiveness objectives if you speak Te Reo Maori it would be desirable.

Flexibility is needed ideally to work rostered hours that could be between 7.30am and 5pm, to cover the opening hours of the gardens both weekdays and weekends with occasional evening support for events.
Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer

Auckland Botanic Gardens is home to over 10,000 plants from around the world. With something always in bloom it is a great place to visit and work.  Put your passion for plants to use in a fantastic environment and apply now.

To access a copy of position description: https://bit.ly/2R9Pafg

Applications close Sunday, 9 May 2021. For more information, please contact Enna Cecilio on 021 223 2212.

This role is deemed safety sensitive and in line with Auckland Council policy, you will be required to complete pre-employment drug and alcohol 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.

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.