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Head Housekeeper

Payment: Paid Position ($19)
Location: Queenstown
Region: Otago/Queenstown/Wanaka
Experience: Experience Necessary
Listing Added: 16/05/2019

Job Title:  Head Housekeeper

Reports to: Hostel Manager

Weekly hours: 23 to 30 hours per week

Start date: 15th June (training will commence the last week of May)

Salary: $18-$20 per hour (dependent on experience)


We are looking for an experienced Head Housekeeper to join our small team at Tahuna Pod Hostel in the centre of Queenstown. The head housekeeper will provide professional and effective housekeeping duties to ensure the smooth running of day-to-day operations of the hostel. This leadership role is responsible for maintaining the high standards of our room and property’s cleanliness, to ensure guest satisfaction.


  • Routinely performing all housekeeping duties necessary, including making beds and cleaning & vacuuming all bedrooms and communal areas
  • The day-to-day inspection of the hostel, to ensure furnishing, guest rooms, equipment, linens, and public areas are clean and well-maintained
  • Conducting regular inspections and overseeing the overall cleanliness of the hostel
  • Undertaking additional cleaning duties to maintain the high standard of the hostel
  • Managing and organising the hostel’s housekeepers
  • Monitoring all cleaning supplies and requesting the re-ordering through the Hostel Manager
  • Monitoring all food supplies and requesting the re-ordering through the Hostel Manager


  • Excellent command of the English language
  • At least 6 months housekeeping experience
  • Experience with staff management
  • New Zealand resident or a valid New Zealand work visa

Start date for this position is Saturday 15th June, but training will begin the last week of May, with our current Head Housekeeper. During training, hours will be fewer. 

This is a permanent position. The successful candidate will work 5 days a week and must be flexible to work weekends. Hours will always be during the day and shifts will start at 9am. 

To apply for this position, please send your CV to Holleh Nowrouz at tahunamanager@sircedrics.co.nz

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