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 an enthusiastic and reliable permanent full-time Kitchen Hands 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.

What would you be expected to do:

As a Kitchen Hand you will be responsible for assisting the chef with food preparation and presentation (with some cooking required). You will also be responsible for maintaining clean & tidy kitchen areas ensuring everything is up to standard for customer use.

Our Perfect Candidate?

  • Must be 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 some experience working in a commercial kitchen and ideally you will hold food safety certificates (Unit Standard 167 and 168)
  • A Full NZ Drivers Licence is a must for this role.

A bit 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.

Some of the great things we will provide:

As part of our commitment to you, we promise great learning and development opportunities across Compass that is varied and exciting. Not only will it help you in your day to day job, it'll also help you to progress. Whether you're looking at a promotion or broadening your experiences, our available learning and development will get you on the right path and give you a sense of achievement to go with it. We also provide comprehensive remuneration & benefits, individual & team recognition, a range of discounts and special offers and so much more. The best part is working with a great team, knowledge sharing on a daily basis and working with an organization where you can learn something new everyday!

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Compass Group NZ

Job type:


Hours of work:

Hours are variable




$20.00 - $25.00 per hour