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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 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.

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 individuals 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. If that sounds like you then apply today, we'd love to hear from you.

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Are you a skilled, passionate, and experienced Barista who loves to make your customers happy with the best-tasting coffee in the universe, served with a smile! Then have we got the job for you...

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We are looking for a skilled, passionate, and experienced Barista who loves to make your 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.

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We are looking for a skilled, passionate Barista who loves to make your 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.

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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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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 supporting customer service in carrying beverages and meal items to designated tables. If that sounds like you then apply today, we'd love to hear from you.

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Gone Burgers are probably the best burgers in New Zealand and we're looking for a Senior Crew member to join our team to help make sure we give our customers a first-class experience, every time. 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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We are looking for a passionate and energised individual to join our Kaiteriteri Guest Services team, ensuring that our customers have a first-class experience. If that sounds like you then apply today, we'd love to hear from you.

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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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