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Horse 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 staff committed to genuine service and excellence, providing our guests with a memorable experience keeping them returning to Poronui

Reasons to apply –

  • Your workplace will be a working hill country station at the gateway of the Kaimanawa mountains. The property encompasses open fields, native forest and hill country trails.
  • Join a company focused on continuing a strong team culture
  • Meeting interesting people from many parts of the world
  • Working with a small team of well-schooled and developed horses
  • Being with a Company dedicated to protecting the environment and committed to Health & Safety

The successful applicant 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
  • 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 would love to hear from you.

For any questions phone Claire Hall on 07 384 2080

www.poronui.com

Applications close 08 Sep 2019


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Lodge Asst. Housekeeper & Housekeeper Positions 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 a 2IC Housekeeper plus Housekeepers to join our team for our busy summer season.

 Reasons to apply –

  • To join a great team focused on being a World Class Premier Sporting Lodge
  • You share the same values as our Company - in being 100 percent committed to fair, honest and ethical business practices
  • The interaction with guests from around the world enjoying their premium experience at Poronui
  • Your workplace will be in the beautiful wilderness of an authentic back-country property
  • The variety of 4 unique locations each with its own style –
    • the Lodge as the heart of the Property, luxurious Blake House and riverside Glamping
    • the Stables complex for Events, Dining and Guest Activities
  • Being with a Company dedicated to protecting the environment and committed to Health & Safety

 The successful applicant will –

  • Enjoy being a team player striving for perfection and supporting each other
  • Have excellent customer service skills
  • Display high standards of cleanliness and attention to detail in completing tasks through our Sites
  • Have good time management skills and delegation during peak occupancy
  • Demonstrate adaptability & flexibility in hours to meet guest needs
  • Strive to maintain systems efficiently and productively 
  • Be physically fit and able - as there is lifting, and backpack vacuum involved
  • Be committed in following and embracing our Health & Safety procedures
  • Take pride in their work, appearance and wearing the company uniform

Positions are seasonal fixed term contracts available starting September

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

For any questions phone Claire Hall on 07 384 2080

 


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Lodge Service 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.

Reasons to apply –

  • To join a great team focused on being a World Class Premier Sporting Lodge
  • Your workplace will be in the beautiful wilderness of an authentic back-country property
  • The variety of 4 unique locations each with its own style of dining service –
    • Lodge, the luxury of the Blake House and Riverside Glamping
    • plus, the Stables complex with Underground Wine Cellar Dining & Outdoor Cabana
  • The interaction with guests from around the world enjoying their premium experience at Poronui
  • Being with a Company dedicated to protecting the environment and committed to Health & Safety
  • You share the same values as our Company - in being 100 percent committed to fair, honest and ethical business practices 

The successful candidate will -

  • Have a keen interest and knowledge of seasonal foods, food styling and beverages 
  • Take pride in a high standard of appearance and service etiquette to match our Brand excellence
  • Have passion for customer service excellence and making each guest’s visit memorable
  • Possess excellent time management and efficiency skills
  • Be able to work independently and as a team player to support the dedicated team
  • Have a good sound knowledge of food safety systems and management
  • Demonstrate attention to detail in following systems and processes while being flexible and practical
  • Be prepared to work weekends and public holidays

Positions are seasonal fixed term contracts available starting late September

A competitive remuneration will be provided based on experience - along with a travel allowance if residing more than 35 kilometers 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

 


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Restaurant/Duty Manager Fiordland Lodge
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Set in a world heritage area Fiordland Lodge is consisting of only 12 rooms and an Owners Cottage catering to a maximum of 29 covers per night. The lodge is located on a rural property in the lower South island just north of the township of Te Anau. The location offers the right applicant the perfect base to explore the beauty of the area and to venture into the famous Milford and Doubtful sounds. The lodge is also ideally located within minutes of four of New Zealand's 'great walks' being the Milford, Kepler Routeburn and Hump Ridge tracks.

Ideally having gained restaurant management experience within a high class restaurant or four or five star properties, the successful candidate will be highly organised with exacting standards and the ability to train and motivate their team to deliver first class service. We offer a daily changing menu and this would be a good challenge to a candidate now working in a duty manager / supervisory capacity who wants to branch into the luxury lodge sector. This is an excellent opportunity for the right individual with the right attitude to fast track their career into hotel and luxury lodge management. 

This is a senior role and includes assisting in front office responsibilities and as the lodge operates a small team you will take responsibility of duty manager shifts when the manager is not on duty or offsite. You must be smart, friendly & have an attention to detail attitude with a desire to surpass our guests needs. All applicants must have substantial food and wine knowledge as well as fine dining service etiquette.

The secret to the great success and reputation of Fiordland Lodge is, without question, our incomparable staff. Talented, skilled individuals create an extraordinarily comfortable and welcoming environment that our guests want to return to year after year. Fiordland and Te Anau is also a fantastic place to live – friendly, beautiful and affordable and marketed as the walking capital of the world. The area has amazing outdoor opportunities.

Position open from September 2019 onwards to June 2020 and this position can be available for seasonal or long term employment. Fiordland Lodge closes each year for the months of June, July and August offering the right applicant the opportunity for extended leave or the opportunity to travel and gain further work experience. Accommodation can be provided offsite in Te Anau at our staff house.

This is an ideal position for someone who aspires to climb the ladder & has the goal to become a hotel or Luxury Lodge manager in the future.

 

As part of the recruitment process all applicants MUST be eligible to live and work in New Zealand. All applicants will be dealt with in the strictest of privacy and please forward a recent photo along with your CV to: info@fiordlandlodge.co.nz


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Maitre d' Helena Bay
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Helena Bay Lodge is an award-winning boutique luxury lodge overlooking the ocean on the east coast of New Zealand’s Far North. The lodge houses a consultancy of the two Michelin starred Ristorante Don Alfonso 1890 and a Wine Spectator Award of Excellence wine cellar. Catering only to guests of the lodge, the dining scene is intimate with numerous private dining areas both indoor and out, all overlooking the beautiful Helena Bay.

Helena Bay Lodge is currently searching for an experienced Maître d’ to manage the front-of-house team. This position is well-suited to a long-term hospitality professional who enjoys providing an exceptional standard of service in a fine dining environment. The successful candidate must be able to work all shifts and days of the week but will generally work late evenings throughout the summer season. Flexibility and commitment are key to success in this role.

This is a full-time permanent position with immediate start date. Local accommodation is available for the successful candidate. Salary is highly competitive.

To apply for this position please email a cover letter and CV to info@helenabay.com

Within this you should include details of your visa status if you are not a NZ resident.

 

 

Listed 5 July 2019


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Food & Beverage positions for 2019 - 2020 season 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.

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

We are seeking experienced staff for our award winning Restaurant this summer! We have positions across the board, from Food & Beverage Attendants to Assistant Restaurant Manager.   We are looking for applicants with previous experience in 5* hotels / lodges as well as experience in making cocktails and serving wine. 

In addition, you will need,

  • to be passionate about hospitality
  • to have amazing attention to detail
  • great organisational skills
  • a strong work ethic
  • to take pride in achieving the highest standards
  • a very positive attitude
  • immaculate presentation
  • and strong English language skills.

You will also need your own reliable transport (a car!) for getting to and from our remote, but spectacular, location.

You will work alongside one of the most professional Food & Beverage teams in the country and be exposed to a wide range of food styles from our daily changing menu.

If you wish to apply for these roles and have the attributes above, we'd love to hear from you.


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