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Assistant Manager

Taurangaaccommodation Tauranga / Bay of Plenty Hospitality / Service Paid position(Know your rights) 16.50 minimum Minimum 4 years

Hostel/ Accommodation assistant manager required in sunny Tauranga, Bay of Plenty.

We are looking for a bubbly, people-friendly person to join us in our hostel/accommodation business in the role of Hostel/Accommodation Assistant Manager.

This is a permanent position for the right applicant.

This role requires a hands-on approach to the day-to-day tasks required in running a busy hostel.

You will be responsible for assisting in managing staff, systems and guests in our busy hostel and accommodation places, ensuring excellent customer service is achieved always.

You will be an ambassador for our business and NZ, therefore, you need to have real experience in the tourism or hospitality industry, someone who is equally at home with overseas visitors of all ages, and the ability to communicate and put people at ease is vital.

You will have experience in customer service, staff training and management, cash handling, along with the ability to market and sell our place to the world.

As we add to our existing services, the requirements of this job will change so a flexible approach to this role is required


have strong leadership skills
be a good problem-solver, trustworthy, a quick learner, and be good at multi-tasking
have excellent verbal and non-verbal communication skills in English, a second language would be favoured as we have a lot of French, German and Spanish-speaking guests.
previous experience in hospitality [minimum 4years] at least 3 of those would be in a management role
be flexible to work various work hours including weekends and holidays
be self-motivated
have a can-do attitude
ideally possess some travel knowledge of New Zealand.
be available to commit to a minimum of two years’ work.
have a current driver’s license
have experience in leading a team and motivating them
be competent in IT, numeracy and literacy skills
be committed to excellent customer service.
For an opportunity to advance your career in the hospitality and tourism industry email us for a full job description and your CV and covering letter to:

Please note: Remuneration will be negotiable for the correct employee with the most suitable experience.

Please note :Only candidates whom we deem suitable with skills listed will be contacted.
Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Applications close: 31st September 2018

Role commences: 20th December 2018

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