Careers

Rutherford Hotel Nelson is Nelson's only 24-hour fully-serviced hotel, offering luxurious rooms and suites – ideal for corporate travellers, families and conference delegates. Our central location means Nelson's many galleries and City attractions are just a stone's throw away. All rooms have a view of the harbour, city, historic South Street or Nelson's beautiful cathedral. Our stylish accommodation will suit anyone looking for a great place to stay in Nelson.

Experience the best of N.E.L.S.O.N.

Nature – Exceptional – Local – Safe – Optimistic – Neat


Download our application form. Please send applications to Enid@rutherfordhotel.co.nz.

  • Conference & Events Administrator

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    We are looking for a motivated and experienced Conference & Events Administrator to join our team.About you:Do you have a passion for not just good but outstanding guest service? Do you want to set your own mark? Are you looking f...

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    We are looking for a motivated and experienced Conference & Events Administrator to join our team.

    About you:

    • Do you have a passion for not just good but outstanding guest service?
    • Do you want to set your own mark?
    • Are you looking for an immediate start?
    • Do you have an eye for detail?

    Are you looking to further your experience and be part of a dynamic team? Is your passion to provide that memorable experience to your guests? Do you enjoy working with people and building and maintaining a customer base? Your attention to detail and consistency in providing excellent customer service is second to none? Enjoy working in a fast pace environment? 

    Then Rutherford Hotel Nelson ~A Heritage Hotel has the role for you!

    What you need:

    • The ideal candidate will be resourceful, solution driven and possess events co-ordinating and office administration experience including invoicing, spreadsheets & MS Office.
    • Able to build and maintain strong positive relationships with clients and hotel team members
    • The ability to prioritise, plan, pay careful attention to detail, and work to deadlines
    • Ability to work in a fast paced environment, while handling multiple tasks, no one day will ever be the same
    • Relevant hotel, administration  or event experience or equivalent qualification would be an advantage
    • Willingness to train
    • Flexibility to work in other departments if asked
    • Be a team player
    • Be friendly, polite and respectful

    Working hours are generally from Monday to Friday from 8:00am until 4:30pm. Sometimes assisting on Conference floor when required and occasionally times outside these hours may need to be covered subject to business levels.

    Preference will be given to applicants with a knowledge of OPERA PMS and/or Sales and Catering software.

    The Perks:

    • Great Team Environment
    • Free parking
    • Competitive wages
    • Free staff meals when on duty
    • Staff benefits at the hotel as well as national retailers through Heritage Hotel Management

    Why wait? Apply now and become part of a great team!

     

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  • Food and Beverage Supervisor

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    We are looking for an experienced Food and Beverage Supervisor with a passion for great service delivery to join our team.About you:Do you have a passion for not just good but outstanding guest service? Do you want to set your own...

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    We are looking for an experienced Food and Beverage Supervisor with a passion for great service delivery to join our team.

    About you:

    • Do you have a passion for not just good but outstanding guest service?
    • Do you want to set your own mark?
    • Are you looking for an immediate start?
    • Are you looking to guide, train and lead a young team?
    • Do you have an eye for detail?

    Are you looking to further your experience and be part of a young dynamic team? Is your passion to provide that memorable experience to your guests? Do you enjoy working with people? Your attention to detail and consistency in providing excellent guest service is second to none? Enjoy working in a fast pace environment? 

    Then Rutherford Hotel Nelson ~A Heritage Hotel has the role for you!

    What you need:

    Passion and commitment to delivering the highest level of food and beverage service

    * Ability to oversee and co-ordinate a team of food and beverage attendants

    * Minimum of 12 months experience in a F&B supervisory role

    * Strong leadership and communication skills

    * Exceptional guest service skills

    * 'Hands on' approach to your work and a 'can do' attitude

    * High attention to detail and immaculate time management skills

    * Flexibility to work shifts including weekends

     * Previous experience in a similar role, ideally some formal form of hospitality training.

    * Business acumen.

    * Ability to train and delegate.

    * Ability to multitask.

    * Be organised and able to plan ahead.

    * Basic understanding of Microsoft Office applications.

    * Experience with POS systems.

    * Flexibility to work all shifts as required by the hotel.

    Why wait? Apply now and become part of a great team!

     

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