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We welcome those who have a passion for good service and a great attitude, and who are ready to make a real difference to the successful outcome of every event.

Every department shares an equal responsibility for achieving our goals and we strive to create a working environment that rewards excellence and provides job satisfaction, enjoyment and opportunities for advancement.

Current job vacancies

Operations Supervisor

This role is responsible for helping ensure all our iconic venues are set-up to the highest standards/attention to detail and are ‘good to go’ for our diverse array of clients. No two days will be the same and will involve leading the set-ups for every type of event from setting up tables for a banquet in the Wellington Town Hall to an evening shift swapping out one stage set-up for another in time for a rock concert at the TSB Bank Arena.

We are looking for an experienced and outstanding candidate for our role of Operations Supervisor.  This role will work closely with the Senior Operations Supervisor and will play a key role in leading and supervising the work of the Operations Team across all PWV’s portfolio of venues.

We are also looking for a candidate with the following skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Ability to motivate and lead a diverse team in a physically demanding work environment
  • Having a full driving licence and being comfortable driving our PWV truck

In addition we are seeking someone with:

  • Proven experience in a similar role ideally in events/service/hospitality industry
  • Able to work flexible rostered hours including evenings, weekends and public holidays as per the event calendar
  • Self starter who enjoys a challenge and is confident with problem solving and making decisions
  • Ability to be flexible and effectively coordinate and manage last minute changes
  • Demonstrated confidence, commitment, reliability and trustworthiness
  • Dedication to delivering outstanding event experiences through great customer service and exceptional attention to detail
  • Ideally, you will have a current First Aid Certificate together with knowledge and experience of Health and Safety procedures.   

To be part of a motivated and upbeat team committed to delivering on Wellington's reputation as the 'coolest little capital in the world', please apply with a cover letter and CV to Aileen Donnan, People & Performance Manager or give her a call on 04 806 4742. A copy of the job description is located below.

Applications close 10am on Tuesday 29 April 2014.

Positively Wellington Venues manages the Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington Town Hall, St James Theatre, Opera House, TSB Bank Arena and Shed 6 and the Academy Galleries. We are in the business of “winning and growing more business, community and show business events to improve the performance of Positively Wellington Venues and deliver a better return to the City”. Because things are better LIVE!



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