Permanent – 37.5 hours per week Lake Takapō/ Mackenzie District Are you passionate about delivering ‘out of this world’ customer service? Keen for a new challenge where you can make your mark on a world class tourism development? Looking for an opportunity to work for Ngāi Tahu Tourism, one of the largest tourism operators in Aotearoa? We’re on the hunt for an exceptional Team Leader Café/ Kaea-Wharekai – an awesome leader who delivers professional customer service. This role will see you leading a small, passionate team in our Café ensuring the expectations of our manuhiri (visitors) are exceeded through efficient, high quality service. Our world-class Astronomy Centre on Takapō lakefront brings to life the science of stars and Tātai aroraki (Māori astronomy) through an immersive and engaging international experience. This experience is a world-first and compliments the range of outdoor experiences that we currently offer to our domestic and international visitors to the region. Our purpose is to make the connection – with our customers, through our people, to our place and to Ngāi Tahu. We take great pride in warmly welcoming manuhiri to our experiences. Manaakitanga (hospitality) is one of the core values that drives the way we do business. As hosts, we care for our manuhiri and our team as our own whānau. A little bit about you We’re after someone who: Can exceed our customers’ expectations Can blow us away with their experience in hospitality, including preparing food and coffee Has at least 12 months experience in a similar role Work well in a team Is eager to learn and correctly pronounce reo Māori names and terms Stays cool under pressure Can multi-task Can work shifts on weekdays, weekends and public holidays Anything could happen in a day – and we need someone who isn’t afraid of a long and varied to-do list! Want to find out a little bit more about us? Check us out here: http://www.ngaitahutourism.co.nz/ Interested in joining us? The successful applicant will have an affinity for the needs and aspirations of our ultimate stakeholders, Ngāi Tahu whānui. Alongside this, they will have an understanding of, or an eagerness to learn and engage with our Ngāi Tahu values. Aside from being an awesome place to work we offer competitive remuneration, excellent training and work uniforms. Dark Sky Project is a fun, unique and safe place to work and we’d like to keep it that way. Before starting with us, you’ll go through a range of checks, including drug and alcohol testing. Health and safety is super important and this is part of how we keep you, our team and our customers safe. Keen? If you’re a star that shines as brightly as those our manuhiri gaze at then Apply now! We will be assessing applications as they arrive. If you have any questions, please contact Fabian Seligmann at firstname.lastname@example.org Eligibility to work in New Zealand With current border and quarantine restrictions in place, Te Rūnanga Group are unable to consider applications from candidates that do not currently have the right to live and work in New Zealand. To be legally entitled to work in New Zealand, you should be a New Zealand or Australian citizen/ permanent resident, or hold a valid work visa and are physically present in New Zealand. Please check the New Zealand Immigration website for the most up to date information.