Senior Waitstaff (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)

Full Time

  214KPR Ltd trading as On The Point

  Rotorua Central, Bay of Plenty/Waikato

Are you a passionate and experienced individual looking to be part of an exceptional dining experience? Join our team at a renowned 5-star boutique lodge as a Senior Waitstaff at On the Point – Lake Rotorua 214 Kawaha Point Road, Rotorua.  We are seeking someone with a deep appreciation for fine dining, a wide knowledge of wines both international and domestic, and the ability to create memorable experiences for our guests.

As a Senior Waitstaff at our lodge, you'll have the opportunity to showcase your attention to detail and host our local and international visitors. Our restaurant, located in the beautiful Rotorua destination, provides a unique dining experience where quality and elegance take centre stage.

If you possess excellent grooming, confidence, and punctuality, we would love to hear from you. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing exceptional service to our guests, ensuring their needs are met with utmost care
  • Demonstrating in-depth knowledge of wines, both local and international, to enhance the dining experience
  • Maintaining a polished and professional appearance at all times
  • Hosting and guiding guests through their dining experience, ensuring they feel welcome and attended to


  • Duty Manager license to oversee the smooth operation of the restaurant during shifts, an advantage but not a requirement as can be obtained on the job. 
  • Previous experience in a fine dining environment, preferably in a senior waitstaff role
  • Familiarity with the Rotorua Destination, allowing you to share insights and recommendations with our international guests, is an advantage but not a requirement.

We offer a supportive, respectful, and collaborative work environment, where your skills and dedication will be recognized and valued. If you are passionate about delivering exceptional service, thrive in a not fast-paced environment, and are eager to contribute to our team's success, apply today!

30 hours per week minimum
Full-time permanent
Normal paid leave entitlements
$25.00 - $30.00 per hour

How To Apply

To apply, please submit your resume along with a cover letter highlighting your relevant experience and why you believe you would be a great fit for this role. We look forward to hearing from you soon!

Please note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. Must be a resident of NZ or possess a valid working visa.

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