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Truck Drivers - All Loads Ltd

Seeking two experienced truck drivers to join the team for approximately one week, starting next week and then on a part-time basis afterwards. Primarily based in Wanaka, the ideal candidate must have Class 4 license with backed up experience. Good and competitive hourly pay on offer. Apply to

Seasonal Positions - Edgewater

Kia Ora! Edgewater is looking to fill several seasonal positions. Work for us this summer & earn some money to set you up for a few months. Immediate start to mid April. Training, uniform and staff meals provided. Positions: Experienced Waiters FT - for evening restaurant service - must have quality experience Experienced Waiters FT - for day time service Casual function waiters A seasonal Restaurant Manager to work with our Operations Manager to run the F&B department. EXPERIENCE IS ESSENTIAL, however, you may be a senior supervisor or assistant manager wanting the next step. We will support you in your position and set you up for career growth. Apply today! or through Facebook Messenger. I look forward to hearing from you

Retail Assistant

The Butcher’s Block and Smokehouse Wanaka needs a friendly retail assistant to join our retail team in Reece Crescent in a part-time position. Rostered hours may vary over our busy summer months and may include Saturdays. This could lead to a full-time role next year for the right applicant. You’ll have a great work attitude and a pleasant, helpful personality. Ideally you’ll have customer service/retail experience. Some knowledge of meat cuts and cooking would be an advantage, but not essential. Duties include serving customers in the shop, stocking shelves and meat packing. Training in our processes and food safety will be provided. You’ll enjoy a staff discount and be part of a small, hard-working team who are passionate about quality meats. Contact Jeff Smith with your CV and references 021 450 705 or

Class 4 Drivers- Firth Industries

We are currently seeking Class 4 Drivers who have experience with Road Ranger Gear Box experience. Our roles vary from flexible, temporary assignments to the possibility of permanent work if you're interested in a long-term role. Immediate start preferred.

Burrito Cook- Burrito Craft

Burrito Craft Wanaka are looking for a burrito cook to join our friendly team.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing business offering work/lifestyle balance in Wanaka.

What we can offer:

  • Work/lifestyle balance
  • Fun, friendly and hard working team environment
  • Good rates of pay

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Prepping fresh food daily in a timely manner
  • Cooking food during lunch/dinner shifts
  • Stock rotation and maintaining a clean working environment
  • Ordering and stock take · Maintain health and safety standards and records

You will have:

  • Previous cooking and prepping experience in a commercial kitchen
  • A hard working attitude
  • Ability to work in a fast paced kitchen with a small close knit team
  • Passion for food trucks and/or Mexican street food
  • Valid NZ working rights

Hospitality Superstars

Hospo Superstars required for new Wanaka Café Duty Managers, Barista, FOH & Kitchen team, we need to lot! If you are interested in joining a fun new team in the heart of Wanaka contact Katie at

General Laboring/Traffic Controller

General laboring:

  • hand digging
  • post/signs removal and installation
  • spotting for diggers/trenchers
  • occasional heavy lifting
  • Class 1 driving license required (manual)

Traffic controller:

  • site setup/pack up with STMS at the beginning/end of the day
  • Traffic control during the day
  • Cafe Manager - Wee Tart

    New café opening in the heart of Wanaka looking for a highly motivated Café Manager to join and lead our front of house team!
    As the Café Manager you will be responsible for managing daily operations, fulfilling the following tasks, including but not limited to:

    • Maintain professional service standards throughout the team at all times
    • Ensure effective communication between front of house and kitchen
    • Working with kitchen/ chefs in menu options.
    • Weekly rostering and overseeing of the café's day to day operation.
    • Hiring and training FOH/ Kitchen staff
    • Manage wage and beverage costs and implement systems to constantly improve these
    • Stock ordering/ planning -Carry out regular stock takes
    • Be willing and motivated to continue developing both your own and the team’s food and beverage service skills
    • Attention to detail and accurate cash handling/ financial record keeping
    • Maintain compliance in regards to all aspects of the sale and supply of alcohol
    • Maintain personal grooming standards as well as maintaining the cafe cleaning requirements
    • Follow all health and safety compliance and hygiene standards
    • Show initiative, work well under pressure and work well managing a team!
    • Must have 4 years of experience in the cafe/restaurant industry in supervisory/managerial roles or higher
    • Capable barista skills trained in either NZ/Aus.
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      BARISTA - Big Fig Wanaka

      Come join the hard-working team at Big Fig Wanaka on the lakefront. Looking for a full-time Barista with experience working in a fast-paced cafe. Part-time an option. Email CV to

      Erik's Fish and Chips

      Would you like to be part of a small, fun and caring team? This is a varied position that involves serving customers, cooking , packing and preparing fish and chips and other delicious foods. You must be able to multi task and work quickly under pressure. Free Food is provided while you work and other incentives. Sponsorship is an available. Please apply with a CV and cover letter to

      Machine Operators and Labourers

      Wilson Contractors are looking for experienced Machine Operators and Labourers for projects in Wanaka, Cromwell and Queenstown. Great rates of pay, training and staff benefits. Call Kim for more info on 027 292 9008 or email:

      Bar Staff - Wanaka Bullock Bar

      Wanaka Bullock Bar are looking for fun, friendly and enthusiastic people for the following positions

      • Bar Staff
      • Wait Staff
      • Door Staff
      • Kitchen Hands

      We offer full and part time positions, full training will be provided.
      Contact Martin on 021 967774

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