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Charter boat crew

Advertiser: Fiordland DiscoveryMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
14 Aug 2019
Southland, Rest of Southland
Work Type
Hospitality & Tourism, Front Office & Guest Services

We are a small family owned and operated New Zealand tourism business, offering luxury boutique overnight cruising in Milford Sound and Fiordland.


We are looking for an enthusiastic and adventurous person with exceptional customer service and hospitality skills to join our small crew aboard our luxurious boat, the Fiordland Jewel. This is a seasonal role, living on board for a 7 day on/7 day off roster in a shared cabin,  from early September 2019 through until mid April 2020.

Boat Host/Hostess

If you are passionate about what Fiordland offers, have experience on yachts/boats as a host/hostess, have an extremely high level of customer service and enjoy working with people, this could be the role for you. You will be required to ensure our guests have a truly special, welcoming and memorable experience whilst on board.

We are looking for someone who will get involved in everything to do with the operations and guest services on board the boat and is a true team player. The role includes hosting our guests, cabin changeover, general cleaning duties, meal service and general guest responsibilities.  We offer genuine relaxed Kiwi hospitality, with a high standard of service.

This is a live-aboard role during your rostered week on, where you will be working with a small dedicated crew.

Kayak experience and guiding is a benefit.

First Aid qualifications are also highly valued.


If you think you would like to be part of an exciting and growing business whilst spending time in one of New Zealand's most beautiful destinations, please email your CV, references and a cover letter  to

Applications close 21st August 2019.

Please note a valid working visa is required to work in  New Zealand. You must already have the right to work in New Zealand and the required visa for this job.


The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • Do you have a current New Zealand driver's licence?
  • Are you available to work on a rotating roster?
  • Are you available to work public holidays?
  • What's your expected annual base salary?

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