Posts Categorized: Hospitality and Tourism

Casual Job at Orana Park Cafe



We have a range of casual positions available for weekend work and daytime school holiday work.

This could lead to a permanent weekend position.

Experience isn’t necessary as training will be supplied.

Applicants will need to have a winning smile, a can-do attitude and a desire to work hard and learn many new skills in a fun and unique environment.

There is no public transport available to Orana Wildlife Park. So your own reliable transport is essential.

To request an application form please email a CV or covering letter to: Lauren Fisher

Addington Raceway and Events job


Addington Raceway and Events are looking for Yr. 12 and 13 students to work on Nov 12. If you have no External exams and would like to work on Cup Day please see Mr Webster in the Careers Office.

Don’t miss your chance to sign up for the AJ Hackett Bungy NZ Careers Day!

I wanted to let you know about our upcoming vacancies, which some of your students, graduates or clients might be keen to apply for. At the moment, we’re hiring:

–          Part Time Café Assistant Crew for our Kawarau Bridge Cafe

–          3 x Frontline Sales & Service Crew for our Nevis & Kawarau Bungy Centres

–          Innovations & Projects Manager to join our Bungy HQ team

We’re likely to go live with even more recruitment soon too, as things pick up for Winter, so watch this space! Please ask your staff to share our opportunities with anyone seeking employment & to direct them to our job board or to apply to me with their CV & references, remembering to put the job title in the subject line & let me know which channel they came from.

It’s only a few weeks before our Careers Open Day on 5th July at the Kawarau Bungy Centre in Gibbston Valley,Queenstown, so please remembering to complete & return the attached form, so we know who to expect. In case you don’t know, we’re offering the chance to meet the AJ Hackett Bungy NZ Recruitment & HR team, see our Crew in action & get a really great understanding of the career paths we provide & what we’re all about as a company; so you can head back & spread the Bungy love with your clients. We’re also giving the chance to try our products at a huge 20% off!

The day is open to Tourism Tutors & HODs, Careers & Gateway Advisors, Internship Managers, Employment Coordinators, Recruitment Specialists & any students or clients who are keen to get involved & will run roughly 9:30am – 12:30pm.

Please let me know if you’d like any further information on our Employer Prospectus, Work Experience Program, current vacancies or anything else at all & we’ll do our best to get it to you.

I will be out of the country from 14/6 – 17/7 making tracks back to the UK for a few weeks, so if you require any hiring assistance during that time, please contact our HR Manager, Shane Wairau on

Have a great week, stay dry!

Heidi Gillingham

Recruitment & Training Officer

T: +64 3 450 2804

Bungy HQ, 209 Glenda Drive, Queenstown, 9300, NZ

AJ Hackett Bungy NZ’s hiring plans for February:

AJ Hackett Bungy NZ’s hiring plans for February:

At the moment, we’re hiring:

–          A Community investment Manager for Bungy HQ

–          A Maintenance Support Assistant for Queenstown sites

–          A Ride Operator for our Nevis, Ledge & Kawarau Bungy Centre sites

–          Frontline Sales & Service Crew for our Nevis & Kawarau sites

–          A Café Assistant for our Kawarau Bungy Cafe

We’re also due to go live this month with recruitment for a Chef/Café Team Leader, more Frontline Crew & a Cleaner Groundskeeper too in the next few weeks, so if any of those roles spark anyone’s interest, watch this space!

We’d love to invite your staff to share our job opportunities with anyone seeking employment & to direct them to our job board (don’t panic if the roles aren’t listed yet, they should be soon!) or to direct people to apply directly to me at (making sure to reference where they found the advertisement)

Looking forward to hearing from you.

Heidi Gillingham

Recruitment & Training Officer

T: +64 3 450 2804

Bungy HQ, 209 Glenda Drive, Queenstown, 9300, NZ

KFC Riccarton Road weekend work

Come Cook With KFC Riccarton Road!

  • Once training is complete earn $19.20 per hour! KFC Riccarton Road
  • Pay for skill model, the more training you do, the higher your hourly rate
  • Full training, cook qualification & uniform provided

KFC is a global brand with a strong and loyal customer following across New Zealand. The famous 11 herbs and spices and secret Colonel’s recipe is well known and loved by all.

Cooks are an essential ingredient and a must for providing quality chicken to customers across the 92 stores around the country.

As a Team Member and Cook based Back of House, you will:

  • Prepare and serve delicious chicken and KFC sides
  • Work in an environment that is often fast paced and busy
  • Have the ability to work under pressure
  • Follow direction and a set process of how to do particular tasks
  • Be part of a supportive team

To join our team, you will need:

  • Interest in being based back of house
  • Drive to ensure our chicken is cooked to perfection every time
  • Ideally, prior experience as a Cook
  • Take pride in your work area, keeping it as clean and organised as you can
  • Own your space and take pride in cooking the best chicken you can
  • Sound communication skills
  • Eligibility to work in NZ
  • Work agreed days and shifts on a consistent ongoing basis so you know when you are working!

We offer our staff:

  • Above minimum wage hourly rate, start rate is $16.70 per hour (until your training is complete)
  • A free meal (when you work a minimum 4 hour shift)
  • A uniform to wear at work
  • On the job training and career development opportunities
  • A health and safety conscious work environment where your wellbeing is important

Our Cooks are valued members of our team and essential to our ability to provide KFC’s delicious chicken to our customers, join us now and show us your cooking skill!


Nando’s  (Northlands & Central City) are recruiting now.

Part-time positions available so if you are interested in cooking or customer service check out these available positions:

Back of House

  • Food preparation
  • Kitchen hand
  • Cooking (Flat top, Burger bench, Grill, Chipper)

Front of House

  • Floor Staff
  • Food runners
  • Hosts to welcome customers
  • Cashiers

To find out more and to register your interest see Mrs Eustace in the Careers office as soon as possible.

McDonalds Interview Day

McDonald’s Riccarton, Merivale, and Hillmorton are holding an interview day to be held on:
Friday 10th August 2018 at Riccarton McDonald’s Meeting room between 6pm-8pm.
If you you are looking for Part-time or Fulltime work (for Next Year) feel free to pop in to this event.
Students will need to come prepared for interview.
Students must be 16 years of age or over.

AJ Hackett Bungy Queenstown – Full time positions or work experience

AJ Hackett Bungy in Queenstown are offering full-time positions in a range of roles within their company. They also offer one week work experience opportunities with the potential for employment once pupils have finished their studies. See the links below for information on the positions available and who to contact:

Ride Operator

Cafe Assistant

Frontline SAS

Jump Operator


Work Experience Programme Queenstown

Kitchenhand (Part time)


‘Local at Riccarton House’ are looking for someone to fill a part time position (weekends, after school, evening work) as a kitchenhand.

This position would suit a hard working senior student who is keen to gain experience in the hospitality industry.

For more details or to apply (email your CV) to Amanda Marchant at:


McDonalds after school & weekend work

McDonalds are looking to employ school students in their Riccarton, Merivale and Hillmorton branches. 15-18 hours a week are being offered after school and weekends.

Applicants must be reliable, honest, hardworking, customer focused people, and have a good personal appearance. Applicants must be available for a face to face interview.

Please send CV’s via email to