Recreation Coordinator

Wellington City Council - Recreation Coordinator - 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.

Your role

This position is a great opportunity to continue your career or for a recent graduate to begin a successful career in the Sport and Recreation industry.

This is a full-time position, worked according to a roster which does include weekends.The Karori Recreation Centre is a unique multi-use facility catering to a large number of sport and recreation programmes.

It is in a growth suburb of Karori with plenty of families, older adults and range of cultures who want to be active, play sport and be involved.The role will also assist the Rec Centre Manager with coordinating the centre's bookings, complete customer service admin tasks.


•have coaching or teaching experience, with relevant qualifications and experiences in recreation, sport or physical education

•are 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.

Ideally, you will have background and expertise in:

•preschool programmes

•senior/elderly programmes (exercise or social)


•sport and recreation or fitness programme development.

Working Here - WCC

In exchange for your skills, you'll work for an organisation that really values its people - we provide opportunities to be part of our leadership development programme and participate in a number of learning programmes.

There's lots of great stuff happening here - lunchtime classes, subsidised Club Active gym membership, sports and social activities. We also have family leave provisions and a generously subsidised kid's school holiday programme.

Please note emailed applications will be redirected to apply online using the button 'apply here' on the link below.

To apply for this job, please go to our job site and enter the job code 23324RCA. .

Want to know more? For more information specific to the role please contact Cheyenne Green, Team Leader, email

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.

Application Closing Date 26 June 2019

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