Employment Opportunities

Employment Christchurch Team

Are you looking for work in the hospitality industry? Southern Hospitality Ltd is the largest supplier of hospitality equipment to the industry throughout New Zealand. At present, we employ over 200 staff, 80 of which are qualified chefs and industry professionals. We are often looking for more industry trained people to widen our company's skill base. All job applications will be treated in strict confidence.

We also have positions available in Australia - check out our Australian vacancies.

If you have any enquiries please call Sharon Kenny on +64 3 467 7645 or for a detailed Job Description email skenny@southernhospitality.co.nz

To apply for a position, simply download an application form by clicking the link at the bottom of the job advert, then (along with a covering letter and C.V.) email it back to payroll@southernhospitality.co.nz or the address specified in the job listing.

Or post it back to:

Group HR and Payroll Manager,
Southern Hospitality Ltd,
P.O. Box 425,
Dunedin

If you are interested in a career where you get as much out as you put in and are recognised and rewarded for your efforts – read on!

Showroom Sales Person

Applications close: Wednesday 31st May 2017

Location: Nelson

Southern Hospitality is well recognized across Australasia as the leading supply company of the hospitality and foodservice industries. With a network of branches throughout New Zealand, the business operates in a dynamic environment and with increasing expansion offers an experienced Showroom Sales Person the opportunity to join the company

Working from our Nelson branch, we envisage that the successful applicant will be a hospitality industry professional who has had hospitality or foodservice industry experience and have a background in retail sales and retail display.  Good time management and the ability to deliver excellent customer service is essential.

We offer excellent training, good working conditions in the company of an enthusiastic and motivated team of professionals and a competitive remuneration package for the successful applicants as well as an accelerated career path to the high achievers

Our company has a high level of transparency and autonomy and staff are encouraged to think like a business person – it’s like running your own business.  It’s all about delivering a superior customer service experience.

The company is owned by the people who work in the company and you will be able to own a slice of the action and really make a difference.

We are looking for a superstar that has passion for improvement and takes ownership for their work. A customer focused self-motivating, intelligent, energetic and ambitious person with a ‘can –do’ attitude. Attention to detail and organisation come naturally to you.

Applications close on Wednesday 31st May 2017 and will be treated in strict confidence.

Sales Representative

Applications close: Wednesday 31st May 2017

Location: Wellington

Southern Hospitality is well recognized across Australasia as the leading supply company of the hospitality and foodservice industries. With a network of branches throughout New Zealand, the business operates in a dynamic environment and with increasing expansion offers an experienced Sales Representative the opportunity to join the company.

Working from our Wellington branch, we envisage that the successful applicant will be a hospitality industry professional that will have had a successful career in the hospitality or food service industry. You will have the ability to deliver excellent customer service, have a can do attitude, good time management skills and a desire to get it right first time is essential.

We are looking for someone with a desire to be successful, who has a hunger for sales and prepared to go the extra mile. You will be confident and engaging with the drive to grow within the organisation. You may therefore have been a chef, bar manager or hotel manager who is passionate about the industry but would like a change of career and the opportunity for a change of lifestyle. You will require a current drivers licence.

We offer excellent training, good working conditions in the company of an enthusiastic and motivated team of professionals and a competitive remuneration package for the successful applicants as well as an accelerated career path to the high achievers.

Our company has a high level of transparency and autonomy and our staff are encouraged to think like a business person – it’s like running your own business. It’s all about delivering a superior customer service experience.

The company is owned by the people who work in the company and you will be able to own a slice of the action and really make a difference.

We are looking for a superstar that has passion for improvement and takes ownership for their work. A customer focused self-motivating, intelligent, energetic and ambitious person with a ‘can –do’ attitude. Attention to detail and organisation come naturally to you.

Applications close on Wednesday 31st May 2017 and will be treated in strict confidence.

Showroom Sales/Warehouse Person

 Applications close: Monday 29th May 2017

Location: Wellington

Southern Hospitality is well recognized across Australasia as the leading supply company of the hospitality and foodservice industries. With a network of branches throughout New Zealand, the business operates in a dynamic environment and with increasing expansion offers an experienced Showroom Sales/Warehouse Person the opportunity to join the company.

Working from our Wellington branch, we envisage that the successful applicant will be a hospitality industry professional who has had hospitality or foodservice industry experience. You may have possibly been a chef or bar manager who enjoys the industry but would like a change of career and the opportunity for a change of lifestyle.

Retail display experience as well as warehouse experience in receiving and dispatching goods, picking and packing products ranging from light to heavy weights, would be an advantage, but is not essential.

We offer excellent training, good working conditions in the company of an enthusiastic and motivated team of professionals and a competitive remuneration package for the successful applicants as well as an accelerated career path to the high achievers.

Our company has a high level of transparency and autonomy and staff are encouraged to think like a business person – it’s like running your own business.  It’s all about delivering a superior customer service experience.

The company is owned by the people who work in the company and you will be able to own a slice of the action and really make a difference.

We are looking for a superstar that has passion for improvement and takes ownership for their work. A customer focused self-motivating, intelligent, energetic and ambitious person with a ‘can –do’ attitude. Attention to detail and organisation come naturally to you.

Applications close Monday 29th May 2017 and will be treated in strict confidence.

Sales Representative

Applications close: Wednesday 31st May 2017

Location: Nelson

Southern Hospitality is well recognized across Australasia as the leading supply company of the hospitality and foodservice industries. With a network of branches throughout New Zealand, the business operates in a dynamic environment and with increasing expansion offers an experienced Sales Representative the opportunity to join the company.

Working from our Nelson branch, we envisage that the successful applicant will be a hospitality industry professional that will have had a successful career in the hospitality or food service industry. You will have the ability to deliver excellent customer service, have a can do attitude, good time management skills and a desire to get it right first time is essential.

We are looking for someone with a desire to be successful, who has a hunger for sales and prepared to go the extra mile. You will be confident and engaging with the drive to grow within the organisation. You may therefore have been a chef, bar manager or hotel manager who is passionate about the industry but would like a change of career and the opportunity for a change of lifestyle. You will require a current drivers licence.

We offer excellent training, good working conditions in the company of an enthusiastic and motivated team of professionals and a competitive remuneration package for the successful applicants as well as an accelerated career path to the high achievers.

Our company has a high level of transparency and autonomy and our staff are encouraged to think like a business person – it’s like running your own business. It’s all about delivering a superior customer service experience.

The company is owned by the people who work in the company and you will be able to own a slice of the action and really make a difference.

We are looking for a superstar that has passion for improvement and takes ownership for their work. A customer focused self-motivating, intelligent, energetic and ambitious person with a ‘can –do’ attitude. Attention to detail and organisation come naturally to you.

Applications close on Wednesday 31st May 2017 and will be treated in strict confidence.

Showroom Sales Person

Applications close: Wednesday 24th May 2017

Location: Napier

Southern Hospitality is well recognized across Australasia as the leading supply company of the hospitality and foodservice industries. With a network of branches throughout New Zealand, the business operates in a dynamic environment and with increasing expansion offers a bubbly, energetic and experienced Showroom Sales Person the opportunity to join the company

Working from our Napier branch, we envisage that the successful applicant will be a hospitality industry professional who has had hospitality or foodservice industry experience and have a background in retail sales and retail display.  The ability to deliver excellent customer service, good time management skills and a desire to get it right first time is essential.

We offer excellent training, good working conditions in the company of an enthusiastic and motivated team of professionals and a competitive remuneration package for the successful applicants as well as an accelerated career path to the high achievers.

Our company has a high level of transparency and autonomy and staff are encouraged to think like a business person – it’s like running your own business.  It’s all about delivering a superior customer service experience.

The company is owned by the people who work in the company and you will be able to own a slice of the action and really make a difference.

We are looking for a superstar that has passion for improvement and takes ownership for their work. A customer focused self-motivating, intelligent and ambitious person with a ‘can –do’ attitude. Attention to detail and organisation come naturally to you.

Applications closes Wednesday 24th May 2017 and will be treated in strict confidence.

Electrician

Applications close: Thursday 25th May 2017

Location: Auckland

The Hospitality Service Hub is a subsidiary of Southern Hospitality Ltd and has been created to provide the hospitality and foodservice industry with a world class complete service solution. We can build and fit out your restaurant, café or bar, install all the equipment the right way to ensure regulatory compliance and the greatest efficiency. We offer preventative maintenance programmes, scheduled service contracts and after sales service for all types of commercial food equipment.

Working from our Eden Terrace workshop, we have an exciting opportunity for a customer focused person to join our team as Electrician. You will be a technically and mechanically minded energetic and ambitious person, someone with an inquisitive nature who likes to know “how things work”. Good time management and the ability to deliver excellent customer service is essential.

The successful applicant will hold a New Zealand Registration and Certification. You must have exceptional skill level in fault finding, maintenance and commercial installation work. Relevant experience in commercial environments, preferably in hospitality would be beneficial.

We offer good working conditions, competitive wage rates and an accelerated career path to the high achievers.

This is a fast paced environment and very quick turnaround, as such the successful candidate will have outstanding organisational skills, bring a “can do” attitude, be well presented with excellent communication skills. 

If you have the skills, loads of energy, are driven, and have excellent client communication, then please apply online now, or email recruitment@southernhospitality.co.nz

Applications close Thursday 25th May 2017 and will be treated in strict confidence.

Sales Representative

Applications close: Friday 19th May 2017

Location: Tauranga

Southern Hospitality is well recognized across Australasia as the leading supply company of the hospitality and foodservice industries. With a network of branches throughout New Zealand, the business operates in a dynamic environment and with increasing expansion offers an experienced Sales Representative the opportunity to join the company.

Working from our Tauranga branch, we envisage that the successful applicant will be a hospitality industry professional that will have had a successful career in the hospitality or food service industry. You will have the ability to deliver excellent customer service, have a can do attitude, good time management skills and a desire to get it right first time is essential.

We are looking for someone with a desire to be successful, who has a hunger for sales and prepared to go the extra mile. You will be confident and engaging with the drive to grow within the organisation. You may therefore have been a chef, bar manager or hotel manager who is passionate about the industry but would like a change of career and the opportunity for a change of lifestyle. You will require a current drivers licence.

We offer excellent training, good working conditions in the company of an enthusiastic and motivated team of professionals and a competitive remuneration package for the successful applicants as well as an accelerated career path to the high achievers.

Our company has a high level of transparency and autonomy and our staff are encouraged to think like a business person – it’s like running your own business. It’s all about delivering a superior customer service experience.

The company is owned by the people who work in the company and you will be able to own a slice of the action and really make a difference.

We are looking for a superstar that has passion for improvement and takes ownership for their work. A customer focused self-motivating, intelligent, energetic and ambitious person with a ‘can –do’ attitude. Attention to detail and organisation come naturally to you.

Applications close on Friday 19th May 2017 and will be treated in strict confidence.

Sales Representative

Applications close: Friday 19th May 2017

Location: Auckland

Southern Hospitality is well recognized across Australasia as the leading supply company of the hospitality and foodservice industries. With a network of branches throughout New Zealand, the business operates in a dynamic environment and with increasing expansion offers an experienced Sales Representative the opportunity to join the company.

Working from our Parnell branch, we envisage that the successful applicant will be a hospitality industry professional that will have had a successful career in the hospitality or food service industry. You will have the ability to deliver excellent customer service, have a can do attitude, good time management skills and a desire to get it right first time is essential.

We are looking for someone with a desire to be successful, who has a hunger for sales and prepared to go the extra mile. You will be confident and engaging with the drive to grow within the organisation. You may therefore have been a chef, bar manager or hotel manager who is passionate about the industry but would like a change of career and the opportunity for a change of lifestyle. You will require a current drivers licence.

We offer excellent training, good working conditions in the company of an enthusiastic and motivated team of professionals and a competitive remuneration package for the successful applicants as well as an accelerated career path to the high achievers.

Our company has a high level of transparency and autonomy and our staff are encouraged to think like a business person – it’s like running your own business. It’s all about delivering a superior customer service experience.

The company is owned by the people who work in the company and you will be able to own a slice of the action and really make a difference.

We are looking for a superstar that has passion for improvement and takes ownership for their work. A customer focused self-motivating, intelligent, energetic and ambitious person with a ‘can –do’ attitude. Attention to detail and organisation come naturally to you.

Applications close on Friday 19th May 2017 and will be treated in strict confidence.