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Recreation Assistant

Date: 28-Apr-2021

Location: West Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

  • Join a diverse team dedicated to making a position contribution to Aucklanders’ health and wellbeing
  • Help deliver our exciting range of leisure programmes for children
  • Enjoy free use of centre facilities plus a range of other benefits


He angitūtanga: The opportunity

Situated in our West Wave Pool and 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 skating, to inline hockey, to boxing and more!


In this frontline role, you will provide exceptional service to our customers and visitors whilst supporting the delivery of a variety of exciting programmes for children aged 5-12.


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.


This is a permanent part-time oppurtunity, working 9 hours per week.


Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer

You’ll be joining a team of like-minded individuals who are passionate about promoting healthy 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.


To know more about West Wave Pool and Leisure Centre, please visit our website.


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


Applications close 15 May 2021.


This position is deemed a safety sensitive position and will require pre-employment drug testing.
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 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.