Train Attendant

  • Company:
    Kiwi Rail
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    2 days ago
  • Category:
  • Fixed Term Summer vacancy through to April 2021
  • Part Time position; working Mon, Thurs & Sat
  • Competitive hourly rate with excellent penal rates
  • Our Scenic trains are dedicated to achieving consistently high standards throughout all levels and in all areas of the business. We pride ourselves on offering our customers an experience that is not just “another mode of transport” and we strive to ensure that the Scenic train travel experience is a “must do” activity for domestic and international travellers alike.

    Your Role:

    Working as a Train Attendant on the Norther Explorer in this role you will be specifically responsible for our café carriage ahead of our passengers joining the train. You will meet the train at 05.00 in our Westfield depot and travel with the train as far as Strand Station and you will either drive or take a train back to Westfield at the end of your shift. During the journey you will ensure the café has been set up correctly and all required stock is on-board. This is a part time (12 hrs/wk) position working Monday, Thursday & Saturday mornings from 5am – 9am. There is also the possibility to work additional hours if/when required to cover the Train Attendant role all the way to Wellington.

    Your Skills:

    You will be professional with a positive and friendly manner, always ensuring safety requirements and customer service standards are observed. You will have a high level of attention to detail and the ability to work to deadlines to ensure all our customers enjoy an exceptional on-board experience, strengthening the Great Journeys of New Zealand brand.

    To succeed in this role, you will have:

  • Proven exposure in the hospitality industry
  • Previous Barista experience is desirable
  • An uncanny ability to successfully juggle many tasks
  • An awareness of Health and Safety within your role
  • Class 1 driving licence is essential
  • Great Benefits:

  • Competitive hourly base rate – $20.72 plus penalty rates for some early hours and time a half for the Sat shift
  • Be part of iconic Northern Explorer team
  • Possibility to increase your hours as and when required
  • By joining our Great Journeys of New Zealand team, you’ll be working in a friendly supportive environment, where no two days are the same. This is a great opportunity to live your passion for New Zealand tourism and tell the story of our beautiful country.

    KiwiRail is a company that is going places – why don’t you jump on board and join us!