Careers at Rutherford Hotel Nelson

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Looking for a career in service and hospitality?

At Rutherford Hotel Nelson, we're dedicated to fostering our team's growth. We aim to exceed expectations and provide a special guest experience while empowering our staff for success in the hospitality industry.

Receptionist

We are looking for a talented and motivated Receptionist to join our team!

At Rutherford Hotel Nelson we endeavor to provide exceptional service to all our guests and create an environment where our guests and staff feel welcome and appreciated.

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?

What you need:

  • Previous experience in a similar role, ideally some formal form of hospitality training.
  • A passion and commitment to delivering the highest level of service.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work autonomously.
  • High attention to detail and immaculate time management skills.
  • "Hands on approach" to your work and "can do" attitude.
  • Business acumen.
  • 1+ years guest service experience preferably in the hotel industry
  • A friendly smile and excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Superb guest service skills
  • A high standard of personal presentation
  • Available for immediate start
  • Strong working knowledge of relevant computer software including MS Office and hotel reservation system (Opera/Fidelio)
  • The ability to speak a foreign language can be beneficial
     

Flexibility in working hours will be required as the working roster will be spread over 7 days including evening and morning shifts.

Additional Perks:

  • Free parking at the hotel
  • Free meals when on duty
  • Discount schemes at a variety of nationwide retailers through Heritage Hotel Management
  • Discount schemes maybe available for stays at Heritage Hotel Management properties
  • 25% staff discount at Rutherford Hotel Nelson
  • Some benefits and discounts available at health care and banking providers through Heritage Hotel Management
  • Assistance for initial accommodation and travel allowance offered for the right candidate when relocating to Nelson.

Chef de Partie

We are looking for a talented and motivated Chef de Partie to join our culinary team!

At Rutherford Hotel Nelson - A Heritage Hotel we endeavor to provide exceptional service to all our guests and create an environment where our guests and staff feel welcome and appreciated. Are you ready to join a great 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?

What you need:

  • A professional approach to culinary excellence
  • A desire to learn and develop your career
  • At least 3 years cooking or relevant experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A positive attitude and an exceptional work ethic
  • Honest, punctual and reliable
  • Ability to work well within a team environment
  • The ability to prepare and cook food according to the chefs' instruction, while bringing insight and an ability to help drive quality and innovation.
  • Dynamic, innovative and organised – must have the ability to be flexible and able to react to change
  • Hotel experience essential
  • Ability to interact with guests, being the face of the hotel
  • Ability to organise the front of house as well
  • Experience working with the Food Control Plan and implementation thereof
  • Hands on mentality
  • Excellent grooming standards
  • Excellent planning and organising skills
  • Creativity
  • Have good computer skills
  • Flexibility to work all shifts as required by the hotel

Additional information:

In return, we can offer genuine opportunities for growth and development, a comprehensive training program as well as the opportunity to work in an excellent team environment.

Additional Perks:

  • Free parking at the hotel
  • Free meals when on duty
  • Discount schemes at a variety of nationwide retailers through Heritage Hotel Management
  • Discount schemes maybe available for stays at Heritage Hotel Management properties
  • 25% staff discount at Rutherford Hotel Nelson
  • Some benefits and discounts available at health care and banking providers through Heritage Hotel Management
  • Assistance for initial accommodation and travel allowance offered for the right candidate when relocating to Nelson

Receptionist

We are looking for a talented and motivated Receptionist to join our team!

At Rutherford Hotel Nelson we endeavor to provide exceptional service to all our guests and create an environment where our guests and staff feel welcome and appreciated.

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?

What you need:

  • Previous experience in a similar role, ideally some formal form of hospitality training.
  • A passion and commitment to delivering the highest level of service.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work autonomously.
  • High attention to detail and immaculate time management skills.
  • "Hands on approach" to your work and "can do" attitude.
  • Business acumen.
  • 1+ years guest service experience preferably in the hotel industry
  • A friendly smile and excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Superb guest service skills
  • A high standard of personal presentation
  • Available for immediate start
  • Strong working knowledge of relevant computer software including MS Office and hotel reservation system (Opera/Fidelio)
  • The ability to speak a foreign language can be beneficial
     

Flexibility in working hours will be required as the working roster will be spread over 7 days including evening and morning shifts.

Additional Perks:

  • Free parking at the hotel
  • Free meals when on duty
  • Discount schemes at a variety of nationwide retailers through Heritage Hotel Management
  • Discount schemes maybe available for stays at Heritage Hotel Management properties
  • 25% staff discount at Rutherford Hotel Nelson
  • Some benefits and discounts available at health care and banking providers through Heritage Hotel Management
  • Assistance for initial accommodation and travel allowance offered for the right candidate when relocating to Nelson.

Chef de Partie

We are looking for a talented and motivated Chef de Partie to join our culinary team!

At Rutherford Hotel Nelson - A Heritage Hotel we endeavor to provide exceptional service to all our guests and create an environment where our guests and staff feel welcome and appreciated. Are you ready to join a great 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?

What you need:

  • A professional approach to culinary excellence
  • A desire to learn and develop your career
  • At least 3 years cooking or relevant experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A positive attitude and an exceptional work ethic
  • Honest, punctual and reliable
  • Ability to work well within a team environment
  • The ability to prepare and cook food according to the chefs' instruction, while bringing insight and an ability to help drive quality and innovation.
  • Dynamic, innovative and organised – must have the ability to be flexible and able to react to change
  • Hotel experience essential
  • Ability to interact with guests, being the face of the hotel
  • Ability to organise the front of house as well
  • Experience working with the Food Control Plan and implementation thereof
  • Hands on mentality
  • Excellent grooming standards
  • Excellent planning and organising skills
  • Creativity
  • Have good computer skills
  • Flexibility to work all shifts as required by the hotel

Additional information:

In return, we can offer genuine opportunities for growth and development, a comprehensive training program as well as the opportunity to work in an excellent team environment.

Additional Perks:

  • Free parking at the hotel
  • Free meals when on duty
  • Discount schemes at a variety of nationwide retailers through Heritage Hotel Management
  • Discount schemes maybe available for stays at Heritage Hotel Management properties
  • 25% staff discount at Rutherford Hotel Nelson
  • Some benefits and discounts available at health care and banking providers through Heritage Hotel Management
  • Assistance for initial accommodation and travel allowance offered for the right candidate when relocating to Nelson

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