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Market Operations & Account Lead


Rotorua Lakes Council

Closing Date : 08 Dec 2019

The Rotorua Market and Events Team seeks self-motivated and enthusiastic applicants for the position of Market Operations and Events Lead. This role, which reports to the Market Manager, will oversee the operational running of the Rotorua Night Market, the Rotorua Farmers Market and be involved in running events and activations in Rotorua. The role will be up to 30 hours per week, and will include some late nights and weekends.

Your responsibilities will include co-ordinating the market set-up and break-down, overseeing the stallholders, ensuring all compliance requirements are adhered to, being the first point of contact on-site and being the ears and eyes of the markets. 

We are looking for someone who manages well under pressure, possesses good communication skills, has an eye for detail and has good people and negotiation skills.  Inventory management and a good understanding of health and safety responsibilities are also important to this role.

You must have a current New Zealand Driver Licence. Ideally you will also have Traffic Controller and STMS qualifications (or be willing to train towards this), health and safety experience or qualifications, and a current first aid certificate. A component of this role involves heavy lifting and requires a good level of physical fitness. Short-listed applicants will be police vetted and required to undergo a pre-employment drug and alcohol test.

Te Kaunihera o ngā Roto o Rotorua (Rotorua Lakes Council) is committed to working in partnership with Te Arawa, our local iwi.  We aspire to being a bi-cultural organisation and we value staff who speak te reo Māori, have an appreciation of Māori values, and a working knowledge of tikanga Māori.  

This is a great opportunity to be an integral part of our fantastic market and events team, so if you enjoy variety, having fun, working with a great team and spending time with Rotorua residents and visitors to Rotorua, we would love to receive your application.

Think you’re up for the challenge? Check out the Position Description and send us your application now! All applicants are required to submit a Cover Letter and current CV.

Applications close 8 December 2019

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