All roles are seasonal but if we can find staff who want to return year after year it is our preference.
Lodge Managers - couple
Experienced hospitality couple, hard working hands-on role. Comfortable chatting to guests of all nationalities. Language skills an advantage.
Live-in position to cover breakfast (including cooking), managing housekeeping team including recruitment and training, daily shopping & room provisioning, check-in and out, small maintenance, billing & reservations.
Hours: approx 7am to 10pm (quiet time 11am - 3pm) including weekend & public holidays. 5-6-day week November to mid-March, with short break in early December.
Duties: Guest liaison - chatting with guests, booking local activities, helping in the kitchen to support the chef / front of house manager, managing housekeeping team & resolving issues to making the lodge run smoothly, guest billing & reservations.
Front of House manager
Experienced front of house staff with solid wine knowledge and fine dining experience. Comfortable chatting to guests of all nationalities. Language skills an advantage.
Hours: approx 6pm to 10pm including weekend & public holidays. 5-6 day week mid-December to mid-March.
Duties: Serving wine and food to guests, chatting with guests and booking local activities, helping in the kitchen to support the chefs plating up & running errands to make the lodge run soothly. May involve some washing up on quiet evenings (less than 8 diners).
Do you work to a very high standard with a great attention to detail and cleanliness? With our large property, you need to be fit and strong, and able to work both independently and in a small team.
Hours: approx 09:30 to 2pm including weekend & public holidays. 5-day week November to 20 March.
Duties: Cleaning and provisioning rooms, washing and ironing.
Breakfast Waiter/waitress or Breakfast Chef
Are you a morning person with a good personality?
Hours: approx 7am to 9:30am including weekend & public holidays, 5-day week between 20 December and 20 March.
Duties: Set up breakfast, guest relations, barrista, assisting in the kitchen during breakfast, washing up & cleaning after service. This position may suit the Front of House or one of the Housekeepers looking for a longer shift or a split shift with washing up in the evening or a competent breakfast chef.
Evening washing up
Good natured and hard working person. May be a split shift for housekeeper.
Hours: approx 7:30pm to 10pm including weekend & public holidays, 5-day week between November and 20 March.
Duties: Washing up dinner plates and glasses.
Tourism student internship
2 days a week Breakfast Waiter/waitress, 2 days Housekeeping, 2 days Front of House and 2 days Evening Washing Up
Hours: varied according to shifts but including weekend & public holidays, 5-day week between November and 20 March.
Duties: As above while learning about all aspects of running a small luxury lodge business.
Please make all applications in writing and send your CV, along with a list of referees, to Clare.
The Resurgence is run by the owners, Peter & Clare and a small, dedicated and hard-working team.
We have few positions but are seeking hard-working individuals who have a great positive can-do attitude, are passionate about hospitality, the Nelson Region, the environment, have a high level of grooming/deportment and are reliable and flexible to fill the positions below. Use of spoken & written English language must be excellent, a second language is a bonus. We would love to hear from you if you feel you have the right qualities and would like to work the next Peak Summer Season.
Clare - Host & Manager, Executive Chef, Marketing & Reservations
Peter - Host & Manager, Accounts & Finance, Sustainability
Carl - Groundsman
Ernie - Chef
Kate & Rachel - Head Housekeepers
”Resurgence was without a doubt our best stay in New Zealand“