Job opportunities currently available at our Queenstown hostel
– join our family –
Our dynamic accommodation provision requires a new addition to our reception team! The role of Receptionist requires someone with an exuberant and responsible nature, and the ideal candidate will possess most (if not all) of the following:
– an energetic and organised character, with stellar inter-personal skills
– the ability to manage inquiries via phone/email/P2P
– the ability to manage the daily Housekeeping team and tasks
– be keen on entertaining/interacting with clientele
– be able to supervise and manage the hostel general areas
– show initiative and troubleshoot issues
– experience with previous reservation system ideal, competent Gmail, Microsoft Word/Excel skills a must
– be keen on tour sales and everything Queenstown/NZ has to offer!
– be equipped with a min. 2 years reception experience. Previous sales/retail experience preferred additionally.
Applicants for this position should have NZ residency. If you possess any of the above, please send your CV’s to [email protected], and we’ll be in touch!
Although we may not require any housekeepers right now, our work for accommodation staff are only required to give us one month commitment and only have to give us one week’s notice if the wish to fly he nest. This means we have positions come up quite regularly. The best thing to do is to email us to let us know your plans and come in and have a chat with us when you arrive in town. That way we know who is best to get in contact with when something comes up.
In return for 14 hours per week, our work for accommodation staff live in staff-only 4-Bed En-Suite Dorms, equipped with en-suite bathroom, high speed wifi, TV, fridge, personal drawers/shelving, specific storage to keep their food more secure, & climate control in the room. Housekeeping staff also receive Laundry as part of their accommodation, and they quite often get deals around the bars in town that are special and specific to them!
No experience necessary but all applicants must have a valid working visa. We require all housekeepers to work for a minimum of one month with us, giving us at least one week’s notice should they want to leave. The majority of shifts are in the morning between the hours of 10am and 2:30pm and last around 3.5 hours. There are also sometimes opportunities to work nights. The shifts and rosters are fixed as best we can, which means it’s incredibly easy to find a job in town that fits around our hours.
if this sounds like something you are interested in, please email us at [email protected], and we might be able to give you a better idea of when something might come up, if it isn’t already available.
Housekeeping Accommodation Details
As well as accommodation in our housekeeper’s room, our housekeepers receive free laundry and free fibre wifi. Bills are also included in the accommodation. Designed specifically for the room, the brand new, custom made, solid wooden bunk beds are kitted out with personal power points, personal reading lights and under-bed drawer storage. The room has 4 beds total, so you’ll be sharing with 3 other friendly housekeepers. There’s also and en-suite bathroom in the room with shower and toilet (cleaned daily), shelving, flatscreen TV, fridge, storage cupboard and heat pumps/ air conditioning. Theres also an extra storage cupboard in the hostel for anything you don’t need or want in the room. We’ve also placed housekeepers cupboards in the kitchen especially for your food so you don’t have to place it on the guest shelf and there’s also free tea, coffee and hot chocolate for everyone!
The housekeeping accommodation is valued at $32.25 per person, per night or $225.75 per week.