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



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. 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

Please email your CV, application form and a short cover letter to Applications close 23 November 2018.


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