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Lodge Manager The Kinloch Club
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The Kinloch Club is the only Nicklaus Signature designed golf course in the country. It is an 18-hole Championship par 72 golf course. The Kinloch Club has 26 large and luxurious villas nestled into the hillside, surrounding the main lodge (10 completed to date). The lodge boasts outstanding gourmet fare, made from our dedicated chefs featuring ingredients reared or grown on our vast estates and an inspired wine list.

To be considered for this role at our high-end lodge, you must have proven competence in a managerial role in the high-end luxury lodge market. You will have responsibility for leading the day-to-day operations of the lodge in accordance with the strategic plan, operating budgets to ensure the lodge delivers a world-class service.  You will be a well-refined leader of people, having successfully demonstrated your ability to work effectively across a team. You will be able to apply your communication and relationship building skills to integrate to an already successful business, engage the team and secure their confidence, review and refine processes to boost productivity and performance. Working with the General Manger based in Kinloch you will drive and execute the disciplines of the lodge to ensure sales growth and an excellence guest experience.

Essential to your success with us is to:

  • At least 5 years leadership experience, preferably in running luxury lodges.
  • Led teams with a focus on building capability, performance and culture
  • Ensure all operational processes and procedures are adhered to
  • Identify potential service issues and act accordingly to avoid them
  • Display a high degree of problem solving skills and commercial judgement
  • Effective, broad-based stakeholder management expertise

Don't miss this opportunity to make this role your own and to join a team you'll love to be part of. Only candidates who are legally entitled to work in New Zealand will be considered

 

(listed 15th Feb)


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Reception Manager Matakauri Lodge
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Reception Manager

Otago - Queenstown

Matakauri Lodge is an alpine lakeside retreat nestled in one of the world's most serenely beautiful landscapes. Spectacularly situated on Lake Wakatipu and only seven minutes from Queenstown. 

We have an exciting new vacancy for a professional and experienced Reception Manager to join our team.  

Reporting to the Lodge Managment, this position will be responsible for recruiting, training and overseeing the reception team, providing reports to management, meeting with and assisting guests, liaising with the accounts team regarding invoices and payments and ensuring all departments are kept up to date on reservations and guest requirements. 

Matakauri Lodge is a small, family team where all management roles are ‘hands-on’.  The Reception Manager will be required to carry shifts and lead by example.

The successful candidate must be well presented, possess excellent communication skills and most importantly, will go above and beyond the call of duty to deliver a truly luxurious experience for our guests.

Industry appropriate tertiary qualifications and experience in a Reception role within a five-star hotel or lodge environment is required. A superior working knowledge of Opera Property Management system as well as above average computer skills are essential.

Matakauri Lodge is a member of Relais & Châteaux, an exclusive collection of the finest hotels and restaurants in the world.  If you would like to join our world class team and if you have the attributes above, we would love to hear from you.  

This position is only available to those that are able to live and work in New Zealand.

(listed 20 Feb 2019)


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Chef de Partie Huka Lodge
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Huka Lodge is the 'Grand Dame' of luxury lodge accommodation in New Zealand.

Opened in 1926 Huka Lodge is located on the banks of the mighty Waikato River in Taupo. Twenty luxury guest rooms, The Owners Cottage and The Alan Pye Cottage make up the guest accommodation inventory in this stunning property.

Recognised worldwide as a market leader Huka Lodge is looking for an experienced Chef de Partie to join our kitchen team at our award-winning property in Taupo New Zealand.

You will need to be self-motivated, hard-working and a team player with a genuine interest in quality food.

This is a wonderful opportunity for a career minded professional to contribute to the continued success of Huka Lodge.

If needed, you will be required to provide your own New Zealand Working Holiday visa.

   

 

Please apply by email, including your resume to:
kerry@hukalodge.co.nz or PO Box 95, Taupo 3351, New Zealand.

Listed 6th Feb 2019

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Kitchenhand The Farm at Cape Kidnappers
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Located nearby Napier & Hastings, The Farm at Cape Kidnappers is a world class lodge that comprises 26 luxury guest suites, including our beautiful Owner's Cottage., a 6000 acre working farm and the No.17 ranked golf course in the world (#2 in New Zealand). The Farm at Cape Kidnappers is a member of Relais & Châteaux, an exclusive collection of the finest hotels and restaurants in the world.

We currently have a fantastic opportunity for a Kitchenhand to join our team, NOW!

 

The right applicant must be self motivated, a team player and work well in a high pressure environment.  

 

Duties include

  • keeping the kitchen clean and completing daily tasks as per cleaning roster
  • washing up of all pots, pans and dishes
  • basic food preparation & storing of delivery’s as required by shift leader
  • And ensuring that  health, safety and hygiene is maintained at the highest possible level.


You will also need to:

  • Have a basic knowledge of all areas of the kitchen
  • Have the ability to think on your feet as we have many guest requests and menu changes each day
  • Be flexible and have good time management

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You will need a current driving license plus be eligible to work in New Zealand.  

 Listed 6th Feb 2019


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Breakfast Chef Huka Lodge
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Huka Lodge is the 'Grand Dame' of luxury lodge accommodation in New Zealand.

Opened in 1926 Huka Lodge is located on the banks of the mighty Waikato River in Taupo. Twenty luxury guest rooms, The Owners Cottage and The Alan Pye Cottage make up the guest accommodation inventory in this stunning property.

Recognised worldwide as a market leader Huka Lodge is looking for an experienced Breakfast Chef to join our kitchen team at our award-winning property in Taupo New Zealand.

You will need to be self-motivated, hard-working and a team player with a genuine interest in quality food.

This is a wonderful opportunity for a career minded professional to contribute to the continued success of Huka Lodge.

If needed, you will be required to provide your own New Zealand Working Holiday visa.

 

Please apply by email, including your resume to:
kerry@hukalodge.co.nz or PO Box 95, Taupo 3351, New Zealand.
(Listed 31 Jan 2019)

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Wait Staff Poronui Lodge
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Poronui is one of New Zealand’s exclusive Sporting Lodges situated only 35 minutes from Taupo yet part of a fantastic New Zealand wilderness experience.

Poronui offers a range of accommodation options including Cabins, Glamping & the exclusive Blake House.  The property also features as a wedding & corporate events venue along with offering all guests a varied exciting range of adventure activities

We employ professional staff, committed to providing genuine customer service and excellence in detail.

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • High standard of appearance and service etiquette
  • Fresh passion for customer service and making each guests visit memorable
  • Ability to work independently and support a hard working team
  • Excellent time management and efficiency
  • Good knowledge of food safety systems and management
  • Ability to follow systems and processes yet flexible and practical
  • Prepared to work weekends and public holidays
  • Committed to complete the season and grow the role

An interest and knowledge of seasonal foods, food styling and beverages is desired.

Positions are seasonal fixed term contracts available starting through November..

Poronui is committed to providing a safe work place for employees.  A rigorous programme of drug and alcohol testing is undertaken.  Candidates must be compliant with these policies.

A competitive remuneration will be provided based on experience - along with a travel allowance if residing more than 35 kilometres from Poronui. Housing is available on site for a nominal room rental during the term of the contracts.

Candidates for this position require a current driving licence, New Zealand residency or a current work permit. 

Top it all off with a love of New Zealand, the outdoors and a fun can do attitude and this might be your perfect job.

For any questions phone Claire Hall on 07 384 2080

(listed 31 Jan 2019)


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Housekeeper Poronui Lodge
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Poronui is a Member of the Luxury Lodges of New Zealand nestled in the wilderness of the secluded Taharua Valley 35 minutes from Taupo.

We are looking for Housekeepers to join our team for our busy summer season. Hours of work will be approximately 20 to 30 per week.

 Reasons to apply –

  • Earn competitive wages
  • Working in a great culture in beautiful surroundings
  • Communicating with a range of clients enjoying their premium experience at Poronui
  • Variety of 4 unique locations each with its own style –
    • Luxe Camping, Lodge with Guest Cabins and the luxury of the Blake House
    • plus the Stables complex for Dining and Guest Activities

 The successful applicant will –

  • Display high standards of cleanliness and attention to detail in all tasks through our Sites
  • Maintain systems efficiently and productively 
  • Flexible with hours and adaptable to change
  • Physically fit and able - there is lifting and back pack vavuum involved
  • Be proactive in following and embracing our Health & Safety procedures
  • Good with time management skills, delegation and flexibility during peak occupancy
  • Take pride in their work, appearance and wearng the company uniform
  • Communicate well with Clients & their Poronui Team
  • Enjoy working in a team environment supporting each other in tasks

Housing is available on site for a nominal room rental during the term of the contract if required.

Applicants for this position require a current full driving licence and vehicle. Travel Allowance is paid if home residence more than 35 kilometres from Poronui.

For further questions phone Claire on 07 384 2080 Ext. 815

(listed 31 Jan 2019)

 


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Duty Manager Eagles Nest
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Multi-Award winning Eagles Nest, in the beautiful Bay of Islands requires an experienced hospitality professional to join their world-class team in the following role;  

We are seeking a talented individual looking to exceed guests expectations during all aspects of the stay and a candidate who is computer literate, has great inter-personal communication skills, sales skills, prepared to be involved with both function and operational facets of the business, be able to assist support staff as required.Full time position available.

The successful candidates will have:

  • Full Clean Drivers license
  • Able to manage stressful situations calmly, with composure in front of guests
  • A passion for service delivery and the Hospitality Industry
  • Event and Function Experience
  • Strong communication skills
  • Willingness to work within a small team and assist where needed
  • A high level of attention to detail and exceptional organisational skills
  • Flexibility and maturity in  approachable to work shifts, including weekends

If you are motivated, positive and prepared to take pride in exceeding the expectations of our discerning guests, we would love to hear from you

Email: amy@eaglesnest.co.nz


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Activities and Maintenance Manager Helena Bay
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Helena Bay is seeking an energetic Activities and Maintenance Manager to begin as soon as possible. This is a permanent position and the main responsibilities include:
  • Managing the cleanliness and maintenance of the exterior areas of the lodge, vehicles and vessels
  • Managing all guest activities and outdoor pursuits including kayaking, 4WD vehicles, SUPs, fishing and more
  • Training new and current staff to meet our high standards of luxury guest service
  • Dealing with suppliers for purchasing and outside contracting
  • Management of health and safety procedures for the department
  • Dealing with varied guest requests
 
The ideal candidate will have:
  • Proven experience managing a team and organising shifts
  • Proven skills in maintenance and in all aspects of work on deck on yachts of various sizes
  • The indefinite right to live and work in New Zealand and be Looking to commit long term to the role
 
As we are taking delivery of a power boat in early 2019 we are ideally seeking candidates who have a current ticket allowing them to drive a commercial passenger vessel in NZ 15m in length.
If you wish to apply for this position please send a cover letter and CV to info@helenabay.com before 30 January 2019
 

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Housekeeping Attendant Matakauri Lodge
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Matakauri Lodge is an alpine lakeside retreat nestled in one of the world's most serenely beautiful landscapes. Spectacularly situated on Lake Wakatipu and only seven minutes from Queenstown. 

We are currently seeking Housekeeping Attendants to assist with the delivery of excellence and meet our cleanliness standards. We are looking for applicants who are available for an immediate start.

The successful candidates will have:

  • A passion for service delivery and the Hospitality Industry
  • Cleaning or laundry experience in 4/5 star Hotel/Resort environment
  • Strong communication skills
  • A high level of attention to detail and exceptional organisational skills
  • Flexibility and maturity in approach - able to work shifts, including weekends

Experience is desired but more importantly you will be hard working and willing to work varied shifts including weekends.

Matakauri Lodge is a member of Relais & Châteaux, an exclusive collection of the finest hotels and restaurants in the world.  If you would like join our world class team and if you have the attributes above, we would love to hear from you.  

You must have a valid NZ Working Visa to apply


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Chef de Partie The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs
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The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs is located in the Bay of Islands, at the top of the North Island of New Zealand. Set on 6,000 acres of Pacific Coast-land, this luxury lodge is one of the most celebrated boutique resort hotels in the world. We currently have a fantastic opportunity for the right person to join our team.

Kauri Cliffs is a member of Relais & Chateaux, an exclusive collection of the finest hotels and restaurants in the world.

We are currently seeking a Chef de Partie for our busy summer season. This is an excellent opportunity to join a hard working team dedicated to providing the finest seasonal food using local ingredients.

Previous experience at a similar standard establishment will be beneficial. The successful candidate will also be flexible, have a can do attitude and want to push their career furtherFor this position, you must be self motivated, a team player and work well in a high pressure environment.  

Duties include the preparation and cooking of daily changing breakfast, lunch and dinner menus for our discerning guests. 

You will also need to:

  • Have a basic knowledge of all areas of the kitchen

  • Have the ability to think on your feet  as we have many guest requests and menu changes each day

  • Have good time management

  • And a full drivers license.

If you are interested in joining our dynamic team and have the skills and experience above, we’d love to hear from you.


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Head Chef The Marlborough Lodge
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Head Chef position for the leading luxury lodge in Marlborough.

Lead a small passionate team to produce outstanding a la carte food for the lodge guests as well as the stand alone restaurant , Harvest .

Develop and foster successful relationships with the many exceptional local suppliers in the area.

Grow the already successful restaurant as well as provide a great food experience for the international , sophisticated travellers that stay at The Marlborough Lodge.

Head Chef experience essential, as well as a passion for delivering a unique food experience at the luxury level.

Responsibilities include managing food and wage costs, menu planning and development, inspiring and building a team and nurturing supplier relationships.


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Restaurant Manager Eichardts Private Hotel
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Imperium Collection of Boutique Hotels in Queenstown, NZ includes Eichardt's Private Hotel with Eichardt's Bar & Restaurant, The Grille by Eichardt's, and The Spire Hotel with No. 5 Church Lane Bar & Restaurant.

The Grille by Eichardt's is Queenstown's premier dining destination. With a vibrant and stylish setting, it offers an outstanding menu that showcases the unique tastes of the region.

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Restaurant Manager who has a desire to exceed across all levels of presentation and customer service.

Restaurant Manager

Skills & experience required:

  • The confidence to show us your exceptional abilities
  • A current Duty Managers certificate
  • Experience of New Zealand Wines
  • A minimum 3 years' experience of a similar scale and standard of restaurant
  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail
  • Energy, a guest focus and the ability to think outside of the square
  • Immaculate presentation and grooming
  • Flexibility in available hours, covering late nights and early mornings
  • Possess a high level of technical skills and knowledge involved in all food & beverage operations
  • Verbal and written communication effective and professional with colleagues, guests and all external parties
  • Actively demonstrates willingness to work with and for others within the company
  • Is punctual and maintains time management for the restaurant
  • Makes a conscious effort to create a positive work environment
  • Shows initiative when an opportunity arises
  • Manages stressful situations calmly, maintaining a professional composure at all times
  • Pays attention to detail and the quality of work produced, ensuring excellence and seeks ways to improve outputs

In return, Imperium Collection of Boutique Hotels provides:

  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Full time hours
  • A professional, fun and rewarding working environment
  • Continued on the job learning with the Imperium Group

Please email cover letter & CV to our Recruitment Manager: recruitment@eichardts.com


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Maitre d' The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs
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The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs is located in the Bay of Islands, at the top of the North Island of New Zealand. Set on 6,000 acres of Pacific coastland, this luxury lodge is one of the most celebrated boutique resort hotels in the world.

Kauri Cliffs is also a member of Relais & Chateaux, an exclusive collection of the finest hotels and gourmet restaurants in the world.

We currently have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced and charismatic Maitre d’ to join our team.

We’re passionate about creating unique and memorable experiences which enhance lives; providing engaging, sincere and a truly personalised service is how we turn moments into memories for our guests here at Kauri Cliffs.  The Maitre d’ is responsible for providing a seamless service and ensuring the utmost satisfaction for our guests.

We are looking for a candidate with superior communication skills, a high level of attention to detail and the ability to multi task. This role requires skill and experience with managing guest and colleague relationships.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A passion for service delivery and the Hospitality Industry
  • Previous senior level Food and Beverage experience in boutique lodges or 5 star properties
  • A working background in Relais and Chateaux properties will be highly regarded
  • A minimum of 2 years in a premium quality customer facing environment capacity
  • Hospitality specific training
  • Knowledge and ability to train and grow a team
  • Impeccable personal grooming
  • Knowledge and experience with Hospitality Management systems
  • Strong  and effective communication skills
  • Multiple language skills are preferred,  as is international experience
  • Ability to work accurately in a fast paced and dynamic environment
  • Exceptional organisational skills (and proven experience managing successful events)
  • Flexibility and maturity in approach - able to work shifts, including weekends
  • And a winning personality, with the ability to surprise and delight!

 

If you wish to apply for this role and have the attributes above, we'd love to hear from you. You must have access to your own reliable transport and a valid working visa to apply.

 


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Wine/Bar Ambassador The Kinloch Club
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The Kinloch Club is the only Nicklaus Signature designed golf course in the country. It is an 18-hole Championship par 72 golf course. The Kinloch Club has 26 large and luxurious villas nestled into the hillside, surrounding the main lodge (10 completed to date). Our lodge boasts outstanding gourmet fare, made from our dedicated chefs featuring ingredients reared or grown on our vast estates and an inspired wine list.

We require a seasonal wine/cocktail guru who can who is available to work over a 7 day evening roster which includes Public Holidays and weekend work who has extensive wine and bar experience as this is essential criteria for suitability. 

Minimum 2 years experience in a hotel or similar high-end establishment

  • Licence Controller Qualification (LCQ)

  • Extensive knowledge of wine, beer and cocktail mixology

  • Food and wine match knowledge

  • Available to do evening work and weekends

  • Deliver great service consistently to our guests with a smile

  • Show excellent communication and listening skills

  • Your eye for detail, a great attitude, passion and enjoy working in a team

  • Prepared to roll up your sleeves and provide our guests with a WOW experience.

Applicants for this position you must have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.


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Head Chef Eichardts Private Hotel
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The Imperium Collection includes Eichardt’s Private Hotel with Eichardt’s Bar & Restaurant, The Grille By Eichardt’s restaurant, The Spire Hotel with No. 5 Church Lane Bar & Restaurant and The Pacific Jemm Superyacht.

About the role

We are looking for an experienced Head Chef who can lead the team with creative menu development, ordering and stock control, food quality and training of junior staff whilst fostering a positive team culture.

The successful candidate must be a strong leader with good communication skills who is comfortable leading.

We are looking for an individual focused on meticulous food preparation and presentation coupled with the ability to produce quality and consistency.  Ideally we are searching for an experienced Head Chef, with suitable experience in similar high volume, fast paced kitchen environments. 

The successful applicant will possess:

  • Confidence in their cooking abilities
  • Creativity and high presentation standards
  • Ability to manage and control COGS and Wage cost requirements
  • The ability to work under pressure
  • Good communication skills with an approachable manor
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to mentor staff at a lower level
  • Strong motivation and creativity
  • Ability and willingness to create a solid work environment for their team
  • Previous experience with inventory control systems

Experience Required:

  • We are looking for someone who has experience in a similar role, has strong communication skills and enjoys new challenges.
  • Applicants need to have at least  two years running a kitchen team
  • Your previous management style will be similar in that the kitchen is run as the business centre in which you control COGS and wages
  • The ability to ensure consistency in food quality within the team
  • You believe stocktaking as a critical control point

In return, Imperium Collection of Boutique Hotels provides:

  • Competitive hourly rates
  • Full time and part time hours available
  • A professional, fun and rewarding working environment

You must have a current New Zealand work permit / visa, residency or citizenship to be eligible. If you believe that you meet our selection criteria, please forward your resume and cover letter to recruitment@eichardts.com

(listed 3rd Jan 2019)


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Riding Guide & Groom Poronui Lodge
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Poronui is a Member of the Luxury Lodges of New Zealand nestled in the wilderness of the secluded Taharua Valley 35 minutes from Taupo.

We employ professional guides and grooms committed to genuine service and excellence in detail to provide our clients with a great fun experience they will remember and love to share with others.

Our successful applicant for this position will have the following valued experience and skills  -

  • Excellent riding skills with a minimum of New Zealand Pony Club A+ or equivalent
  • Confidence in handling a variety of horses in varying situations & terrain 
  • Professional pride in turnout of horses, along with knowledge in animal health care 
  • Excellent people skills while also enjoying long periods in the company of horses 
  • Experience in teaching techniques and guiding others in riding 
  • High level of fitness and personal pride in appearance
  • Efficiency in time and team management
  • Positive Health & Safety attitude and understanding
  • Clean drivers licence record and experience towing a horse float 
  • Knowledge of New Zealand flora, fauna, history and current affairs

This position starts from September with a minimum of 25 hours per week over 5 - 6 days on a fixed term contract.  A competitive remuneration  will be provided based on experience - along with a travel allowance if residing more than 35 kilometres from Poronui.

Housing is available on site for a nominal room rental during the term of the contracts.

If you have a love of New Zealand, the experience of outdoor adventures, enjoy the company in meeting new people and a fun can do attitude - then we want to hear from you .

Assistant Lodge Manager - Claire Hall - phone 07 384 2080

(listed 2nd Jan 2019)


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Guest Services & Housekeeping Assistant Mahu Whenua
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Located in New Zealand's South Island just 20 minutes drive from central Wanaka, 90 minutes drive from Queenstown or a 10 minute helicopter flight from Queenstown Airport, the Ridgeline Homestead and Cottages at Mahu Whenua are easily accessible while giving guests the feeling of seclusion and privacy on what is virtually your own private national park.

Mahu Whenua has four individual Ridgeline Suites (two Homestead Suites and two Cottage Suites) which each sleep up to two people and is also available on an exclusive-use basis for up to 12 guests.

Housekeeping Assistant:
Minimum 25 hours / week with availability to go to 40 hours a week when required
Relevant experience
A current work visa 
English as a first language
Drivers licence and own reliable vehicle
Have accommodation in Wanaka
Guest Services:
Minimum 25 hours / week with availability to go to 40 hours when required
Short term contract until the end of April, although there may be the potential for this to continue over Winter based on forward bookings
Relevant experience
A current work visa 
English as a first language
Drivers licence and own reliable vehicle
Have accommodation in Wanaka
Applications in writing : anna@mahuwhenua.co.nz
(Listed 6th Jan 2019)

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Receptionist Helena Bay
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At Helena Bay Lodge we give our guests the very best that New Zealand has to offer aiming to exceed our guest's high expectations. We are currently seeking a Full Time Receptionist. This is a full time position where flexibility of availability is key. A successful candidate would be able to work across a 7-day week shift pattern including mornings, afternoons and evenings. Duties are but no limited to as follows -

Guest liaison as required including itinerary organisation, activity booking and vouchering; ensuring guest service is at the highest possible level

Answering the phone in an efficient and professional manner

Responding to all reservation enquiries in a prompt and courteous manner ensuring sales and room yield are maximized.  Computing reservations accurately and communicating with guests / agents in professional written correspondence.

Cashiering, guest account updates and performing the audit function

Guest services as required; faxing, typing and so forth

Ensuring the smooth running of each shift by informing all necessary staff members of relevant information

Administering the reservation system

Responsible for the daily running of hotel computer systems

General lodge typing duties

Ensuring the office is always clean, tidy and well equipped

Maintain a good atmosphere amongst staff and set an example of good work ethics

Duties as requested by the General Manager and Front Office manager.

We are looking for someone with front line hospitality experience, great computer skills and reservations systems knowledge is an advantage.

Please note this job is on a contract until the 31st of May with the potential to turn into full time.

 

(listed 14th Jan 2019)


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