Recreation Programmes Assistant

Listed 16 days Ago
Queenstown Lakes District Council
Sports and Physical Recreation

Employing over 500 staff in one of the most stunning locations in the country, Queenstown Lakes District Council is at the very heart of a dynamic community. Our services are essential to the people in our region and include infrastructure development, community recreational facilities and planning, building and other regulatory services.

The Role

We are seeking an outstanding candidate for the role of Recreation Programmes Assistant who is ready to work in a challenging, fast-paced environment. This is a permanent, part-time position of 15 hours per week.

The Recreation Programmes Assistant supports the Recreation Programmes Coordinator in the operations and day-to-day running of the recreation programmes conducted by QLDC.  You will provide support in the development, planning and delivery of recreation, community sport and aquatic programmes aimed to benefit the wellbeing of the wider Queenstown Lakes District community.

 About You

  • A current NZQA affiliated First Aid Certificate - Unit standards 26551 & 26552 (preferable)
  • High School NCEA (minimum level of education required)
  • Education in Physical Education, Exercise Science, Health Education or a related field will be warmly received
  • Experience in the supervision of recreation activities and in the supervision and control of the public
  • Child Protection training and experience is highly desirable
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve targets and meet tight timeframes.
  • Highly motivated, achievement-oriented and innovative professional.
  • Excellent interpersonal, planning and organisational skills, particularly when under pressure.

There is an opportunity to secure additional hours working in the casual Holiday Programmes Supervisor role for the successful candidate. For further information about this role, please visit the QLDC careers page at:    

 We Offer

  • Competitive market remuneration
  • The opportunity to join a great team
  • Career progression and training opportunities 
  • Discounted health and fitness club rates at our great facilities 
  • Free eye checks and annual flu shots

How to Apply

For more information about this role, or to apply, please visit the QLDC careers page at:

Applications close:  Wednesday 6 July, 2022.