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Venues Assistant, Napier War Memorial Centre - Napier Conferences & Events

Napier, New Zealand

Reference: 5460791

Permanent position working 40 hours per week over 7 days (additional hours may be necessary from time to time depending on events)

Napier City Council is one of Napier's biggest and most desirable employers - we value excellence, integrity, sustainability and outstanding customer and community service.

Napier War Memorial Centre is the only dedicated conference and events venue in Hawke's Bay. The venue operates on any one of 7 days, often with early morning starts or late evening finishes.

We are looking for a Venues Assistant to assist the venues team in the preparation of the Napier War Memorial Centre for its conference and events. You will be responsible for the presentation, cleaning and set-up of all rooms to meet the needs of the customer. In addition you will ensure all furniture and equipment is cared for and stored correctly, and be able to undertake minor repairs if necessary.

You will play a key role in ensuring our clients needs are met and that they all have a great customer experience.

We will only be taking applications from people who have:

  • previous experience in venue and event preparation
  • previous experience in commercial cleaning
  • amazing customer service skills
  • the flexibility to work weekends, evenings and additional hours in line with our conferences and events
  • the ability to undertake manual/physical work

Whilst this role is primarily based at the Napier War Memorial Centre you may also be required to work at other Napier City Council facilities.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.

Our preferred candidates will be required to undergo pre-employment screening which includes drug testing and, for some roles, health screening.

If you are ready for this opportunity, then we encourage you to apply now. We will be interviewing suitable candidates as applications are received and may close this advertisement when we have found the right person.