Recreation Assistant - Karori Recreation Centre

Wellington City Council - Recreation Assistant - Karori Recreation Centre

Are you keen to help make people feel great?

Join us at Parks, Sport and Recreation! We provide affordable, accessible recreation and leisure opportunities that encourage participation and enhance the health and wellbeing of Wellington's communities.

About the role

This position would be a great if you are currently studying a career in the Sport and Recreation industry. Karori Recreation Centre is a unique multi-use facility catering to a large number of sport and recreation programmes. As a Recreation Assistant, you will be responsible for bookings, birthday parties, holiday programmes, administrative duties and ensuring the facility is tidy and presentable.

Our small team is renowned for our programming with toddlers and school aged children. As a Recreation Assistant, there are opportunities to assist the Recreation Coordinators with these programmes, therefore study or an interest in programming with children would be ideal.

This position is a casual/permanent part-time position, worked according to a roster which does include weekends with the potential of more hours in the near future.

To be successful in the role you will:

•have customer service experience

•be passionate about the Sport and Recreation industry

•possess a customer focused and 'can do' attitude

•have great communication and people skills

•have the ability to work in a team and have fun

•experience with children would be ideal.

Ideally you will have background and expertise in:


•basketball refereeing

•preschool programmes.

For more information contact Cheyenne Green, phone 04 476-8090 or email

Applicants must be prepared to undergo a pre-employment medical and drug screening if shortlisted. You must be eligible to work in New Zealand to apply for this role.

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Applications close Friday, 28 February 2020.

We're looking for people who share our passion for Wellington and have the same values that we do - to make our city an even better place to live and work.

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