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Job Description:

We are looking for pro-active, hard-working, fun and energetic people to join our fun front of house cafe team. You must be able to upsell, multi-task and be able to accomplish a variety of daily tasks.

Job Requirements:

We are located in the heart of The Catlins rainforest, Otago (1.5 hours North of Invercargill and 2 hours South of Dunedin on the Southern Scenic Route), so recommend people to apply who enjoy working and living in a semi- remote location, with lots of outdoor walks and activities available in the area to enjoy. 

The benefit of this is that you can work lots of hours and save your money, without the temptation of the city life. Enjoy beautiful beaches, waterfalls, sea caves, mirror lakes and more. Having your own vehicle and a full drivers license is also recommended.

Earn from $990 per fortnight, before tax, based on skills, willingness to work and customer loadings. If you want plenty of hours then apply now!

We are a very well known restaurant and pride ourselves on our top quality food and hospitality with a casual kiwi twist. You will be required to attend to our guests and assist them throughout their dining experience. This can include serving customers food and beverages, recommending menu items, knowing different allergens, general cleaning, assisting with cutlery polishing and rolling, assisting with dishes and preparing desserts.  You may also be trained on how to make delicious coffee and a variety of cold beverages. You will also need to be able to talk to guests about what there is to see and do in the Catlins area.

We provide adequate training to cope with the large number of guests to ensure a fast, efficient and high quality of service to our guests. Our season is reasonable with contracts ending late May. A perfect way to fill in a few months before travelling or wish to enhance your skill set.

Various on-site accommodation options is available for a fortnightly rent on site, alternatively a limited amount of accommodation is available nearby in the settlement of Papatowai, located a 15 minute drive away. Singles, Couples and Friends are able to apply. 

A Valid New Zealand working Visa or New Zealand residency is required. Please do not apply if you do not have these working requirements. We also recommend people to apply who can attend an "in- person" paid trial, after the initial Skype interview. Subsidised accommodation is available.

Please include a current photo of yourself, date of birth and current city in which you live in, in your application. 

Feel free to check out our websites: www.whistlingfrogresort.com and www.catlinsdiscoveries.com

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa

Check out our other listings for job opportunities in the Cafe Front of House and Resort Housekeeping. A Valid New Zealand working Visa or New Zealand residency is required. Please do not apply if you do not have these working requirements. We also recommend people to apply who can attend an “in- person” paid trial, after the initial Skype interview. 
  • Classifications: Accommodation & Food Services
  • Company: The Whistling Frog Cafe
  • Work Type: Fixed Term
  • Sector: Private
  • Town: Papatowai
  • Region: Catlins
  • Country: New Zealand
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