Careers at ZEALANDIA

Come and work for ZEALANDIA – we are an award-winning facility dedicated to telling New Zealand’s unique conservation story.

We have a small team of staff working in the areas of conservation, operations, education, customer service, office administration, marketing, and volunteer management.

If you are looking for an opportunity to make a real difference to New Zealand’s natural environment and work at one of the country’s most exciting eco-tourism attractions, joining the ZEALANDIA team as a staff member or volunteer could be the right move for you.

Current Vacancies


 

 

Lead Ranger Visitor Experience
Full-time permanent

ZEALANDIA’s goal is to be a place that transforms biodiversity, people and knowledge, and through this transform our capacity for living with nature. We are now looking for someone to join our Learning and Engagement team and help us bring this to life for our visitors and community.  

This is a great time to become part of ZEALANDIA’s Learning and Engagement team. We are collaborative, creative and passionate about conservation, with a strengthened focus on enabling all New Zealanders to learn about, value and promote nature. 

Develop, deliver and evaluate quality, engaging visitor and public programmes, activities and events; ensure a strong and integrated visitor focus in all ZEALANDIA activity; ensure consistent and quality messaging across all interpretive content throughout the sanctuary; and develop and deliver a programme of continuous improvement in visitor experience. 

Job Description

Please email your CV, application form and a short cover letter that tells us about your experience across the key skill areas to humanresources@visitzealandia.com. Applications close 7am, 8 October 2018.

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Senior Corporate Communications Advisor
Part-time fixed-term

ZEALANDIA’s goal is to be a place that transforms biodiversity, people and knowledge, and through this transform our capacity for living with nature. We are now looking for someone to join our Learning and Engagement team and help us bring this to life for our visitors and community.  

This is a great time to become part of ZEALANDIA’s Learning and Engagement team. We are collaborative, creative and passionate about conservation, with a strengthened focus on enabling all New Zealanders to learn about, value and promote nature. 

Develop, review and ensure delivery of organisational communications strategies, stakeholder engagement initiatives and project-specific communications plans. Promote and disseminate stories of ZEALANDIA’s conservation, research and engagement work, while supporting and enhancing our brand and reputation.

Job Description

Please email your CV, application form and a short cover letter that tells us about your experience across the key skill areas to humanresources@visitzealandia.com. Applications close 7am, 8 October 2018.
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Café Assistant/Café Supervisor

ZEALANDIA’s Rātā Café is an award winning café offering cuisine with a conscience and native twist. Our ethos is working with what nature provides to make delicious food and drink that is not only sustainable, but gives back to the earth. Bees from our beehives are now producing organic honey, a small group of volunteers manage an organic vegetable garden providing produce for our dishes. Our Kids Menu is very popular with our younger patrons and has received an endorsements from the Heart Foundation and winning a Munch Food Award for the best kid’s menu in New Zealand.

ZEALANDIA’s Rātā Café is currently recruiting for a Café and Functions Supervisor and/or a permanent Café and Functions Assistant.  The successful applicant(s) will be a part of a hardworking team responsible for delivery excellent customer services to all customers of Rātā Café and for the running and delivery of all functions (e.g. corporate meeting and events, weddings and group dining). As this time interacts with a large number of visitors to ZEALANDIA, a commitment to delivering excellence in customer service is a must. It is also advantageous that an applicant has an interest in New Zealand conservation.

The roles include all elements of running the front of house operating of a successful café.

Only candidates with at least two years’ experience as a barista, duty manager and supervisor experience need to apply.  A candidate must also be a New Zealand resident or have a valid work visa.  It is advantageous that a candidate has an interest in New Zealand conservation.

Café and Functions Supervisor Position Description

Café and Functions Assistant Position Description

Please email your CV, application form and a short cover letter to humanresources@visitzealandia.com. Applications close 20 September 2018.

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