Catering Floor Supervisor

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    4 months ago
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  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
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  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 03-FEB-21
  • Job Reference: NZ/2107
  • Job Title: Catering Floor Supervisor
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  • Summary:


Te Papa stands proud as an iconic national building housing the treasures of the nation and is a vibrant destination for both national and international visitors. Icon Venues is an operational function of the Commercial Directorate of Te Papa.

Te Papa is seeking a hospitality and functions team leader who takes pride in their work, enjoys a fast paced environment, enjoys the challenge of creating a WOW factor event for their client and can motivate their team. If you are great team player, want to be part of providing amazing events in some of Wellington’s most iconic function venues and enjoy leading the service team to wow your our guests, then this is the job opportunity for you.

Ideally you will have:

  • Prior experience with supervising an events or hospitality team
  • Proven track record in a similar position
  • Customer-focused attitude and ability to build effective client relationships
  • A passion for supervising WOW factor functions
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Understanding of legislative regulations that apply to food and beverage service
  • Good relationship building skills and the ability to motivate and get results from working with a broad range of people and within a team environment
  • Attention to detail
  • Hold a Manager’s Certificate
  • A current First Aid qualification (desirable but not essential)
  • Negotiation and consultation skills


We operate 7 days a week therefore your flexibility to work over a 7 day roster including Public Holidays and weekend work are essential criteria for suitability. Along with Te Papa’s cafes and on-site function venues, we operate restaurants and café outlets at Parliament, Circa Theatre and other venues, therefore you may be based at either Parliament or Te Papa.  The work across our operation is busy, fast paced and in a fantastic, friendly team environment, so come join us!

All considered applicants must have the ability to obtain and maintain the legal right to work in New Zealand.

Applications close 16 February 2021