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Hospitality positions at remote wilderness lodge

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Chef, Front of house, and day manager positions

Location:Glenorchy, Queenstown-Lakes, Otago

Job Type:Fixed-term/temporary: Full-time

Company:Kinloch Lodge

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Starts at $17.70, depends on experience


4 positions available: Cook, FOH positions and Day manager. Beautiful wilderness location. Accommodation available in scenic staff house for $140/week, all bills and internet included. Kinloch Lodge is situated on the shores of lake Wakatipu, about an hours drive from Queenstown. We are a small family business with 2 locations. The Trading Post cafe is located in Glenorchy, an incredibly scenic 45 minute drive away from Queenstown. Kinloch Lodge is another 26 kilometers past Glenorchy. It's a real wilderness location and close to famous hikes like the Routeburn, Greenstone/Caples and the Rees/Dart as well as many day walks. If you love nature, hiking, kayaking, fishing, other outdoor activities and you love working in hospitality, look no further! Cook and FOH for Kinloch Lodge - 2 positions Ideal for a couple or a two friends who would like to run their own restaurant in the future. Individual applications will also be considered. Start - mid / end November We are looking for 1 cook to prepare and serve lunch and dinner in our restaurant in Kinloch. Tasks also include baking cakes and slices for our cafe, the Trading Post, in Glenorchy, meal prep and kitchen cleanup. Additionally we are looking for a FOH server to serve lunch and dinner and to check-in arriving guests. Other tasks include taking orders, preparing drinks, EOD, cleaning and restaurant clean-up. Shifts start at 11.30am, 5 days a week, and finish when restaurant closes - this time varies depending on how busy it is. Our ideal candidates for the COOK position: has at least 6 months experience working in a kitchen environment has experience in working in a small kitchen team has experience with short order cooking is able to follow recipes & procedures Ideal candidate FOH position: has at least 6 months experience in working in FOH restaurant service can work under pressure. preferably has barista experience preferably has experience with EOD, ordering stock etc. though not necessary, as long as you're willing to learn. Full-time barista/cafe worker wanted in Glenorchy Start November. 40hrs a week. For our cute little cafe and gift shop The Trading Post in Glenorchy, we are looking for barista/cafe workers. Our ideal candidate is reliable, enthusiastic, a team worker and preferably has experience with FOH cafe/restaurant and/or barista work (not necessary).You need to have excellent communication skills. Assistant Day Manager Looking for a Day Manager for 2 days to cover our managers days off. This could be a 2 day part-time job. OR full-time 2 days Day Manager, 3 days Cafe Assistant. OR combined job 2 days Day Manager + 2/3 days FOH/Housekeeping at Kinloch Lodge. We’ll make it work for the right person(s)! All candidates: need to speak English fluently have a passion for the outdoors and living remote are enthusiastic, flexible, reliable and can work independently are able to commit till the end of April 2020. (possibility to extend till end of May). have the right to work in New Zealand share our values: Environment, Intelligence, Relevance, Community, Thoughtfulness & Fun! We offer: 30-40 hrs a week, 5 days a week. accommodation (if necessary) at a stunning wilderness location access to our kayaks, bikes, fishing gear and hot tub for you to use during your off time. beautiful wilderness location for those who love hiking, biking & kayaking and other outdoor sports. Are you interested in these positions? Contact us by replying to this ad. Let us know why you would like to work at Kinloch Lodge and why we should hire you! Also make sure you check out our website to find out more about us. Please contact us if you have any further questions.


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Contact name:

Portia Jezard

Primary contact number:

03 4424900

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