Chinese Speaking Boat Host - Milford Sound

Listed 4 days Ago
Southern Discoveries
Travel, Transportation and Tourism

Southern Discoveries are looking for a Chinese speaking Boat Host/Customer Service Rock Star to join our Milford Sound Cruise Operations. 

 This position is best suited to a person with a desire to live and work in Milford Sound, accepting the remoteness of the business, and the climatic and environmental factors that occur in Fiordland.What do we need from you?

  • MUST be fluent in Chinese and English with good communication skills.
  • Ability to work both under direction and without supervision.
  • Ability to work as a team member.
  • Ability to serve guests with a high level of standard and attention to detail.
  • A positive, can-do attitude.
  • Proficient and confident with computers and reservations systems.
  • Ability to remain calm and cool during busy periods.
  • Ability to sell, provide information to guests and other front desk requirements.

Desirable traits:

  • Previous experience in hospitality.
  • Food handling/hygiene certificate.
  • A  thorough knowledge of Fiordland National Park, and surrounding areas.
  • Current First Aid Certificate.
  • NZ class 1 driver’s license.
  • Maritime Experience

The role is all about ensuring our operation Milford Sound runs smoothly, and guests have an outstanding experience.  We have a lot of fun, but we also work very hard, keeping our vessels clean, safe and welcoming at all times. Ideally you will have experience in food preparation, but if not, we will still consider you if you have other relevant experience,  a great attitude, and a really strong work ethic, and can demonstrate reliability and trustworthiness.  

In return you will receive training in the specifics of the role, uniform, your own room in subsidised accommodation, and access to a fully stocked communal kitchen. We work a roster of 10 days on and 4 days off (no evening work required), to give you the opportunity to explore this stunning region.  

If you are successfully shortlisted you will be invited to Milford Sound for an interview and overnight stay to see if remote living is for you. The position is seasonal, starting late September and finishing in April. 

 Southern Discoveries is a premium tourism company dedicated to sharing some of New Zealand’s most iconic scenery and extraordinary experiences with the world. The company offers a range of cruises, as well as kayaking and an underwater observatory in Milford Sound, with coach and scenic flight transfers from Queenstown and Te Anau.  In Queenstown, we operate trips to Mt Nicholas High Country farm including farm experiences and cycling, and also specialise in private charters, conference and incentive packages. The company operates a number of retail outlets in Queenstown, Te Anau and Milford Sound.  

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