Job Description

  • Flexible work - 7 days on 7 days off!
  • Accommodation, parking, gym access and meals are provided on site at no extra cost.
  • Great learning, development and career progression opportunities across Compass that is varied and exciting!

About the role and who we are looking for:

We are looking for two enthusiastic and reliable fixed term full-time Night Cooks to work at MB Century, New Zealand's only world-class, geothermal and energy solutions provider just five minutes out of Taupo. Hours of work are full-time, 7 days on 7 days off (18:00 to 06:00) which means you get a week off every other week to spend time with family & friends or exploring New Zealand! The site is operational 24/7 so you will be required to work night shifts. Site accommodation is available and you will get your own room, ensuite, TV, fridge and all meals are included at no extra cost.

This is a fixed term opportunity until end of December 2022.

Your responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

You will be an all rounder in the kitchen, able to cook home style meals including desserts and home style baking. You will carry out general kitchen work including clean up. You will also maintain the cleanness of the kitchen and dining room.

Our ideal team member?

  • Will be hard working, with a friendly outgoing personality and a 'can do' attitude.
  • Will have good cooking and baking skills.
  • A team player and someone who is used to working alone and as part of a wider team.
  • Will have a passion for health and safety.
  • Will need to have the ability to work independently and confidently but, most importantly, you will demonstrate a passion for great food, customer service and quality.
  • Ideally you will have experience working in a commercial kitchen, managing staff & hold food safety certificates (Unit Standard 167 and 168)

About Compass Group:

We are New Zealand's leading and largest provider of food and support services across multiple industry sectors including Business and Industry, Education, Defence, Offshore and Remote, Aged Care, Hospitals and Senior Living. These industry sectors and managed by our sub brands Eurest, Chartwells, Restaurant Associates, Medirest, and ESS. We specialise in turning ordinary acts of service into extraordinary experiential moments for our clients. With innovative and talented teams across New Zealand, we transform experiences from being GOOD to GREAT.

Our people are awesome, they breathe life into our brands and make great things happen! Our strength comes from the combination of the things we have in common - our shared values, vision, and purpose and to make our commitment unique for you - RESPECT, GROWTH and TEAMWORK are the founding pillars of these commitments. We are an equal opportunity employer; we celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive environment for all employees. Join the Compass team where you can make a difference and be part of something unique. People are the heart of our business; hence we ensure you will have a rewarding career path supported by employee benefits, training & development and recognition along the way.

  • Please note that a Criminal Conviction History Check for NZ (MoJ Check) check and random drug testing is required.
  • Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

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Compass Group NZ

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Hours of work:

Hours are variable




$20.00 - $25.00 per hour