Holiday Park Assistant

Date: 31 Jan 2024

Location: Wellsford/Warkworth, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

•   Work in the great outdoors, at the exquisite Whangateau Holiday Park
•   Permanent full time position available 
•   Customer focussed role that includes grounds maintenance 


He angitūtanga: The opportunity


Auckland Council’s Parks & Community Service department has an opportunity for Holiday Park Assistant to join their team in permanent full-time role. We are seeking a hands-on, versatile, friendly individual who is used to a busy work environment and can assist with the day-to-day operation of the Holiday Park. You’ll be working closely with an amazing collaborative team to ensure our guests’ have a positive and memorable experience with us.


You could expect to work on:

  • Maintenance tasks to ensure all of our rooms and facilities are fully functioning and kept to the highest standard
  • General labour and garden maintenance, including maintenance of lawns
  • Troubleshooting to solve repair issues
  • General cleaning duties and emptying bins etc 
  • Administrative duties including welcoming guests
  • Processing online and in-person bookings

He kōrero mōu: About you


You will have prior grounds maintenance experience and are confident in your ability to handle tools and machinery. You are a proactive being with the ability to use your initiative to resolve both operational and maintenance issues as they arise. 


We will be looking for people who have:

  • A maintenance or multi-skilled trade background is preferred
  • Knowledge of maintenance procedures
  • Administrative/reception experience
  • Flexibility to work rosters (including public holidays)
  • Excellent communication & problem-solving skills
  • Enthusiastic and approachable demeanour with a customer focussed approach 


You will be working 40 hours per week, rostered over 7 days. The Park is open 7 days a week including public and school holidays, we are especially busy throughout the summer months, so having the ability to work flexible hours, weekends, public holidays, and additional shifts is required. The role also assists in support across the portfolio of our other holiday parks as and when required. 


Whangateau Holiday Park is a tranquil waterfront Holiday Park ideal for family holidays in a tent or caravan, or as a restful stopover on your campervan or motor home adventure on the Twin Coast Discovery Highway. The park is situated on Whangateau Harbour, east of Warkworth and near Leigh in the Matakana Coast area. It has more than 80 waterfront and standard powered sites, and a number of cabins, family rooms and onsite caravans – all great value for money. Immaculately clean facilities and boat launching at high tide let you enjoy the surroundings, while the Whangateau Holiday Park Team help ensure that your holiday experience is everything you would expect and more. Further details about the park can be found on our website



Click here to access the position description. 

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer

This role will see you working in a unique coastal setting where you will support the team in providing a memorable experience for all our guests. It offers you variety and plenty of opportunity to help improve services.
As an Auckland Council employee, you will have access to a fantastic range of benefits, including financial and health services, store discounts, and discounted membership with our leisure centres.
Auckland Council is one of the largest local authorities in the South Pacific providing essential services and facilities to more than 1.5 million people. We are progressive socially, culturally and environmentally while we work towards creating change having an impact on our journey to becoming a world-class city for our ratepayers and residents. In return for your hard work, you can expect a flexible and supportive work environment. 
Ehara taku toa, he takitahi, he toa takitini. My success is not mine alone, but the success of many.

If you are ready to start something exciting, have the experience we are seeking, apply today!

Tono Mai: Apply Now! 

Applications close: Friday 8th March



Our employer Kiwisaver contribution is additional to base salary offered.

This position is deemed a safety-sensitive position and will require pre-employment drug and alcohol testing.  
Auckland Council is committed to the protection and well-being 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.


Auckland Council strongly encourages our employees to be fully vaccinated.