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Barista In Coffee Caravan

Payment: Accommodation & Paid (accommodation + minimum wage)
Location: 16 Chain Hills Highway Omarama
Region: Otago/Queenstown/Wanaka
Experience: Experience Necessary
Contact: 03-438-9757
Listing Added: 21/03/2020

We are seekig a reliable, trustworthy person or couple to work 20-25 hours per week (total) in our coffee caravan in front of our amazing antique and gift shop in the beautiful township of Omarama. Experience is preferred, but not necessary. You will gain the skills needed to befcome a barista and work anywhere!

This job consists of running our coffee caravan for us five days a week, five hours a day, in exchange for upscale, private accommodation.  There may arise the opportunity to earn more through extended hours or days during the busy tourist season. (Dec - Feb)

You will be responsible for preparing barista-style coffee with a semi-automatic espresso machine (Vibiemme Two Group), accepting payments, grinding coffee beans, brewing coffee and tea, and pleasantly serving customers. Job also includes daily cleaning and organising of caravan, summary of sales, etc. Ability to drive a manual car is a plus.

Your work day would be from 9:00am until 1:00pm five days a week (minimum). 

Your days off would be Tuesdays and Wednesdays, with some flexibility. 

Please note: the first 20 hours a week of this job does not pay cash. You are welcome to seek evening work elsewhere, or on your days off. The 20 hours of work each week include a beautiful, private, fully-furnished studio apartment with full kitchen and loft bed, free, unlimited internet, free electricity, free heat and air-conditioning, all bedding and other necessities. Walk steps to the caravan to work. Everything else you need is within walking distance (grocery store, pub, cafes, gas stations, doctor, etc). The bus stop is directly in front of our shop. No car needed. You just move in! 

This job includes a beautiful, completely free  and private newly-remodeled studio apartment. The apartment has a full kitchen and full private bathroom, and a loft bed with dining space beneath. It includes all bedding, dishes, cooking utensils, eating utensils, towels, washer and dryer, private entrance, etc. It was originally remodelled to be an AirBnB, so everything is high end. 

Job is for a minimum of two months, with the possibility to extend to up to nine months or more.

Couples are welcome, and hours can be shared. 

No pets, no more than two people are to stay in this apartment, no smoking. 

The accommodation is a brand-new, warm, cozy, and insulated studio apartment in the back of the shop. It has a super cool queen-sized loft bed (three stairs to climb), dining table under the bed, washing machine in the apartment, heating/cooloing unit, and a brand new private full bathroom with shower, toilet, and sink. There is a small closet area, and storage in the stairs leading up to the bed. Accommodation includes free, unlimited wifi, power, heating, cooling, water, and parking. We can also provide a bicycle, if requested.

This is a position where you live on-site and work a minimum of 20 hours per week at $18.90p/h. The first 20 hours/week is applied to your accommodation.

Please email us your details including: What date you could arrive, how long you would be willing to stay, and if you have a current Working Holiday Visa for NZ, or plan to get one soon.

Please send resume or CV to Jamie at

Thank you! We look forward to hearing from you soon!

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