Café Supervisor

Listed 6 days Ago
Hospitality & Leisure

We are looking for a positive, enthusiastic and experienced Café Supervisor and Barista to join our team at Rātā Café, Zealandia, a world-class eco-sanctuary right here in Wellington.

Bring your positive attitude, leadership and barista skills and experience together with a smile and lead a great team in a stunning location! Come and raise the bar in our hospitality offer!

If you love leading and training a FOH team, are a coffee enthusiast and  enjoy working in a busy hospitality environment, we would love to chat to you.

We are looking for someone with:

  • Minimum 3 years FOH experience preferably with most of that in a supervisory role
  • Great team leadership and training skills in hospitality – leading by example
  • Experience in making fantastic coffee
  • A positive, enthusiastic can-do attitude and team leader and player
  • Experience working in a busy hospitality environment
  • Ability to work hard and you know that efficiency is key to getting things done
  • Duty Managers licence will be beneficial

Working for a world-class eco-sanctuary has its perks. We offer:

  • A competitive salary above living wage
  • Discounted food
  • Free coffee for our café team
  • Free nearby parking
  • Great hours with the cafe open 9am-4.00pm
  • Free Zealandia membership for permanent part time and full time employees
  • Tight-knit community and fun-loving café team 
  • Meaning and purpose – your work contributes to Zealandia’s conservation mission to protect threatened wildlife species and increase bird life in Wellington. Come and help us make a difference!

Set in lush native bush teeming with wildlife, Rātā Café is the on-site café at Zealandia Te Māra a Tāne, a wildlife sanctuary in the heart of Wellington. Our delicious food and drinks do more than nourish our visitors - every plate of food and coffee that you make gives back to our conservation mission.  We make a difference in the community, and you can help us do that by joining our team. The café operates 7 days a week from 9 am to 4pm and we also have some functions and weddings that we cater for.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa. 

This is a permanent part time, or permanent full time role depending on your situation and requirements. 

Please attach a copy of both your cover letter and CV to apply for this exciting role with us!