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Kaiteriteri Recreation Reserve at the top of the South Island is famous for its golden sand, mountain bike park, natural beauty and as the gateway to the Abel Tasman National Park. We’re one of New Zealand’s favourite holiday destinations.

As well as our stunning natural environment and world class recreation facilities Kaiteriteri Recreation Reserve also operates a range of high quality services; Waterfront restaurant, Gone Burgers takeaway, Kākā Point Coffee, general store, modern apartments, cabins and campground.

Our vision is to be New Zealand’s coastal recreation destination - and we’re looking for amazing people to join us on our journey. Year round we have 50 core staff, but every summer our team grows to 120 as we welcome our annual influx of seasonal visitors from around New Zealand and the World.

It’s an exciting time to work at the Reserve and we have a large number of well paid short-term contract roles to suit a range of people. We are looking for passionate, committed, caring and respectful individuals to join us in paradise for the 2021/22 season and be part of the Kaiteriteri Recreation Reserve team.

If you're keen to be a part of our Kaiteriteri family then keep scrolling to check available positions. Please note, you are required to be vaccinated to work with us. 

We are looking for a great Beverage Assistant to help with the overall smooth running of the bar at the Kaiteriteri Waterfront restaurant, and to provide pleasant and efficient service to customers. If that sounds like you then apply today, we'd love to hear from you.

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We are looking for a passionate and energised individual to join our Waterfront restaurant team, ensuring that our customers have a first-class dining experience. Key duties will be serving and clearing tables and providing great customer service. If that sounds like you then apply today, we'd love to hear from you.

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We are looking for skilled, passionate Barista's who love to make customers happy with the best-tasting coffee in the universe, served with a smile! If that sounds like you then apply today, we'd love to hear from you. We have fixed term and permanent opportunities in Kaka Point Coffee and Waterfront restaurant.

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We are looking for a passionate and energised individual to join our Waterfront restaurant team. You will be preparing the dining room for service and provide warm,
professional, efficient and courteous service to customers. If that sounds like you then apply today, we'd love to hear from you.

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We are looking for a special person to join our Waterfront restaurant team as Host. You will greet all of our restaurant guests and ensure they have a positive dining experience from
the moment they arrive until their departure. If that sounds like you then apply today, we'd love to hear from you.

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Yep - that's right. We're looking for a Senior Crew member to be responsible for the smooooth delivery of delicious ice cream treats to our visitors. Ice cream and Kaiteriteri are a match made in heaven - are you up to the job of giving our visitors the cold treat they crave, with a smile? If you are then apply today.

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The kitchen hand is the go-getter and expected to know where everything is located, handle and store

deliveries, fetch, clean and even assist with food preparation as required.
The role can be challenging but it’s our objective to meet and exceed our customer’s expectations.

You will be provided with the tools training and information to be successful but it’s a positive can-do attitude which makes a difference.

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A Chef de Partie is a team leader in the kitchen. This job requires leadership skills and strong cooking ability. You are the leader of a section of the kitchen and all that occurs on the section is your responsibility.

You will actively look to improve quality and performance on the section while supervising the junior chefs. You will be measured on your performance.

The health & safety and food hygiene will be controlled by yourself on a day-to-day basis. As with any professional cooking role, we are only as good as the last meal served. Hence, consistency and quality control are paramount. We have a new, well-equipped kitchen which is more than capable of providing the volume of service we require.

The role can be challenging but it’s our objective to meet and exceed our customer’s expectations.

You will be provided with the tools training and information to be successful but it’s a positive can-do attitude which makes a difference.

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Reporting to the Head Chef, the 2iC Sous Chef is a senior position responsible for stamping their mark on Reserve dining and food to go. In addition to delivering a high standard of performance and operating discipline, a key component of this role will be contributing to growth of the team and creating a creating a culture of quality and consistency.

The role requires the ability to lead, plan and be adaptable to change. You will significantly contribute to the ongoing development and consistent execution of our restaurant offer.

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Be part of the team at Gone Burgers and help make some of the best Burgers in Tasman.

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We are looking for additional crew to deliver great burgers to our guests from our takeaway. You will provide pleasant and efficient service while making awesome milkshakes and chatting with our keen mountain bikers, Able Tasman visitors and happy campers. If that sounds like you then apply today, we'd love to hear from you.

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We are looking for someone with first-class people skills to help with the overall smooth running of the Kaiteriteri Recreation Reserve precinct and to provide pleasant and efficient service to our customers.

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We are looking for our next Beverage Team Leader, to ensure the overall smooth and effective operation of the restaurant and Gone Burgers beverages with a strong customer service orientation.

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We are on the look out for a new Precinct Ranger to ensure customers, staff and guests are safe and adhering to precinct rules.

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We are on the look out for a Precinct Ambassador to ensure our customers over peak summer period know where to access our various food and beverage offers.

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We are on the look out for a new Breakfast Chef to prepare and maintain excellent standards of food preparation and presentation for breakfast.

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We are looking for our next Food2Go Crew to prepare our store Food2Go menu and support store operations when needed.

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We are looking for an energetic and passionate Beach Warden to join our team.

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