DUTY MANAGER x2 NORTHERN WEST COAST/BULLER
ABOUT THE COMPANY
- Competitive, negotiable rate of pay
- Full-time permanent positions, 40 hours minimum
- Private staff accommodation available, incl. Wifi & power
- Stunningly beautiful location surrounded by nature
With the opening of the New Zealand borders in July, international tourism on the West Coast is experiencing a reawakening. A very busy summer awaits.
Our client, is preparing for the return of overseas guests and we need you to apply for these important roles. You will be joining a cohesive and supportive team of 50 hotel staff in a stunning location. The hotel has 50 bedrooms and is highly rated by previous guests.
The hotel is located in a small settlement between Westport and Greymouth, there is a pub, cafe & i-site in town. On your doorstep you will find multiple recreation options including, biking, tramping, fishing, swimming, kayaking, adventure caving & photography. If you love the outdoors and wish to escape the city life this is the perfect location for you.
Local townships are a thirty minute drive away. This is where you will find banks, a post office, supermarket, pharmacy and doctors etc. Whilst a car of your own is ideal so you can explore all that the region has to offer, lifts to town can easily be arranged. The Intercity bus passes through daily.
Our client is an accredited migrant employer, therefore we will consider suitably experienced and qualified offshore candidates. As part of the interview process you will be expected to have carried out research about the West Coast and the Hotel (Position Description available on request) THE OPPORTUNITY
The location is stunning. Customers pay to stay here and you will be paid to work in this amazing location. The Hotel management are committed to ensuring the welfare and happiness of the whole team. There is a huge focus on quality in everything the hotel offers to it's guests. Private staff accommodation with ensuite, is available onsite with a hot meal provided for days on duty, plus discounted meals from hotel menus when you are off duty, offering amazing value and quality
. Wifi and power are included in the low weekly rent for staff accommodation.
Uniforms are supplied. Duties & elements of the position include:
(Position Description available on request)
As a member of the front of house department, you will provide the first contact with the hotel guests. Guests usually direct their requests, enquiries and complaints to the Duty Manager that is expected to find a solution to such problems. You will help any guest’s enquiries that front desk staff or other outlet staff are unable to solve and provide quick and high quality of services to our guests. You must have professional attitude towards guests and other visitors at any time.
You will also be responsible for maintaining standard of sales and service given in outlets in Senior Management’s absence as well as balancing of floats and banking. This may or may not include actively working in restaurant or bars, therefore a good operational knowledge of restaurant and/or bar service, & ideally NZ food and wine, is of utmost importance.
You will be the Hotel Manager during Senior Management’s absence. Any guest complaints, staff issues and concerns or general enquiries that requires the General Managers attention is referred to the Hotel Duty Managers.
They must possess sufficient knowledge of both hotel and local facilities for guests and guest’s enquiries, and ensure that allocation requests, guarantees are met & Special requests are followed through.This is a Fulltime Permanent role and includes working weekends and public holidays as required.
WHAT YOU'LL BRING WITH YOU
We are seeking an experienced candidate who has an understanding of all aspects of hotel operation in particular food and beverage service.
- Proven experience as Hotel Duty Manager with experience in front office and food & beverage (restaurant & bar service)
- Knowledge of other languages will be very helpful
- Understanding of all hotel management
- Maintain a manager license for New Zealand
- Maintain a clean and full Driver License for New Zealand
- Maintain a First Aid Certificate
- Excellent knowledge of MS Office and Hotel Software Programmes
- 3 years of experience with management software
- Motivation to exceed customer expectations at all times
- Great decision making and problems solving skills
- Good leadership skills
- Ability to motivate staff
- Degree in Business Administration, Hospitality Management or relevant field
- Strong financial skills
MYNEWJOB ~ We're recruiting for you!
Apply online today with your Cover Letter & CV
or email firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Our client is an accredited migrant employer, therefore we will consider suitably experienced and qualified offshore candidates as well as any based in New Zealand. As part of the interview process you will be expected to have carried out research about the West Coast and the Hotel (Position Description available on request)
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