Seasonal Vacancies

All roles are seasonal but if we can find staff who want to return year after year it is our preference.

Front of House Team - COUPLE - accommodation and salary 3-4 month contract

Experienced hospitality couple, hard working hands-on role. Well presented with fluent English, must be comfortable chatting to guests of all nationalities. Language skills, knowledge of wine and familiar with Nelson region are advantages.

Live-in position to cover breakfast (including cooking), room provisioning, check-in and out, small maintenance, billing & reservations, evening Front of House serving 4-course menu.

Hours: approx 7am to 10pm (quiet time 11am - 3pm) including weekend & public holidays. 5-day week mid-December to mid-March, [or train in November with break in early December].

Duties: Guest liaison - chatting with guests, booking local activities, helping in the kitchen to support the chef, making the lodge run smoothly and resolving issues, guest billing & reservations.

Housekeeper - must have reliable transport and able to work weekends December to March

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.

Duties: Cleaning and provisioning rooms, washing and some ironing.



Please make all applications in writing and send your CV, along with a list of referees, to Clare.

All applicants must possess valid work visas for December - March.

Work at The Resurgence

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.

The team

Clare - Host & Manager, Executive Chef, Res & Marketing
Peter - Host & Manager, Accounts & Finance, Sustainability
Carl - Groundsman
Ernie - Head Chef
Kate & Rachel - Head Housekeepers


”Resurgence was without a doubt our best stay in New Zealand“

assistant manager - staff at The Resurgence
housekeeping - staff at The Resurgence
groundsman - staff at The Resurgence