Summer Cafe Staff - Milford Sound

Listed 18 days Ago
Southern Discoveries
Travel, Transportation and Tourism


We are currently seeking summer season cafe staff for our Milford Sound Operation.

If you love the outdoors,  have a real passion for guest experience, and a desire to exceed customers’ expectations, we would like to hear from you! As one of our dedicated team you will have superb communication skills, a great work ethic, and a desire for excellence in all that you do. You will be working in our cafe serving customers with our delicious food and coffee, helping in the kitchen as required, plus working on our ticketing desk to assist guests with booking experiences.  

To be successful in this role your will have the following key skills and attributes:

• Passion to deliver an outstanding visitor experience 

• Previous customer service/hospitality experience or a hospitality/tourism qualification (although full training will be given)

• Calm and organised

• Strong verbal communication skills

• Comfortable in a remote environment

• Understands the importance of Health and Safety, and the responsibility of all staff to contribute to a safe working environment

• Team player

This is a full time position minimum 70 hours per fortnight over a 10 day roster, which will include some weekends and public holidays. This is a live-in role, subsidised accommodation (all staff have their own room) and a fully stocked staff kitchen are part of the job package.  We have a caring and fun team in Milford Sound, who will make sure you feel welcome on arrival. Other benefit include full uniform, plus free transport to and from Te Anau or Queenstown on our coach on your days off.

These roles are an excellent entry-level opportunity into the world of tourism..

 Southern Discoveries is a premium tourism company dedicated to sharing some of New Zealand’s most iconic scenery and extraordinary experiences with the world. The company offers a range of cruises, as well as kayaking and an underwater observatory in Milford Sound, with coach and scenic flight transfers from Queenstown and Te Anau. In Queenstown, we operate daily cruises, and also specialise in private charters, conference and incentive packages. The company operates a number of retail outlets in Queenstown, Te Anau and Milford Sound.