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Craggy Range has an enviable reputation for quality, innovation and positioning in the New Zealand and Global wine market. We look to employ like-minded people to join our dynamic team.

Vineyard Workers (Martinborough)

Craggy Range has an enviable reputation for quality, innovation and positioning in the New Zealand and Global wine market. Our ambition is to make world-class wines from a range of specially selected vineyards throughout the country.

We are looking for seasonal Vineyard Workers to join our team in Martinborough for temporary work. This role includes but is not limited to, crop thinning, netting, picking, pruning, and general vineyard development work.

No previous experience is required, however, the successful candidates must be physically fit.

Candidates must be able to listen to and follow instructions from Vineyard Supervisors as well as maintain a high standard of quality in their work.

These roles are fixed term and needed for the periods of June to September, and October to April. There will be some flexibility required with days worked due to seasonal variances and weather conditions.

If you have the skills for this role email your cv to: hrmanager@craggyrange.com

Housekeeping Team Leaders

Craggy Range has an enviable reputation for quality, innovation and positioning in the New Zealand and Global wine market.  The Giants Winery complex, located in Havelock North, is the home of Craggy Range where you will find a leading Cellar Door experience, an award-winning Restaurant and Luxury Accommodation.

Due to our busy operation, we are recruiting for three Housekeeping Team Leaders.

Reporting directly into the Executive Housekeeper, this is a permanent role with a minimum guarantee of 50 hours per fortnight, with the opportunity for additional hours as needed. The successful applicant will be required to be available to work weekends and public holidays.

You will naturally be suited to this role as you have a minimum of teo years’ previous experience in housekeeping in luxury high-end accommodation and have at least one years’ previous experience at a team leader or supervisory level.

This is a hands-on leadership role where you will be required to work alongside your team of housekeepers and will play a key part in creating a fun and exciting workplace.  You will have strong communication skills with the confidence to provide regular coaching and feedback to your team.  You will have the ability to work well under pressure and deal with last-minute operational changes.  This role will suit someone who is highly organised and has strong attention to detail.

If the above attributes sound like you, please send your CV and cover letter to hrmanager@craggyrange.com

Senior Waiter

An opportunity exists to gain a senior front of house position with real career progression in a renowned Hawke’s Bay restaurant!

Craggy Range Winery is located on Waimarama Road at the foot of Te Mata Peak, five minutes from Havelock North, where it plays host to our award-winning restaurant.

We are passionate about providing the best possible hospitality experience and are looking to employ like-minded people who strive to be ahead of the pack through constant evolution.

Here’s what’s on offer:

  • Working with a team of hospitality professionals who are passionate about what they do.
  • Job security – we invest in our team through regular appraisals and training
  • The opportunity to have your say, get creative and help shape our restaurant’s progress
  • Excellent remuneration to match your experience

At Craggy Range, we are open for lunch and dinner, seven days a week, therefore a flexible roster and work-life balance is easily accommodated as are the number of hours you will work.

We are passionate about creating an environment where we can succeed as a group and really deliver our customers a humble, fun and professional experience that we are proud of.

The successful applicant will have experience within a similar venue, and a genuine passion and interest in food and wine.

If you have the desire and ability to succeed in this dynamic role email your CV to hrmanager@craggyrange.com.

Cellar Door Assistant

Craggy Range has an enviable reputation for quality, innovation and positioning in the New Zealand and Global wine market.

At Craggy Range we are passionate about providing our customers with the best experience we can. We are looking to employ like-minded people who love wine and want to contribute to the Cellar Door experience.

An exciting opportunity has arisen in our Cellar Door, based at our Winery on Waimarama Road.

We are looking for a permanent Cellar Door Assistant with an immediate start. The successful applicant will be offered a minimum of 25 hours per week, with the opportunity for additional hours during the peak of summer.

Here is what’s on offer:

  • Work with Sommeliers who have Michelin experience & who are passionate about wine.
  • A commitment to the very best across our business – our common goal: “Being World Class”
  • An excellent opportunity for you to advance your hospitality knowledge in a role that will provide challenge, variety and personal development within a well-respected winery.
  • Real autonomy and accountability for your role. You make decisions!

As our cellar door is a 7-day operation, there will be a requirement to work weekends and public holidays.

If you are passionate about wine and want to work with us, email your cv to: hrmanager@craggyrange.com 

Sous Chef

Craggy Range Winery is located at the foot of Te Mata Peak, five minutes from Havelock North, where it plays host to our award winning restaurant. Our restaurant is positioned as an expression of our local area, showcasing fresh seasonal produce from our garden and a selection of hand-picked producers from our local community.

An exciting opportunity exists for a Sous Chef looking to expand their culinary career by joining our Craggy Range Restaurant. We are looking for someone who will help us continue to evolve and push the direction of the food and leadership.

We like to get hands-on and expose all our chefs to great produce, and we encourage building relationships with those who supply us. We get all our fish in whole, dry age our meat and make our own cheese, and we want our senior chefs to lead with their cooking and training abilities.

We are a passionate and supportive kitchen with a continually changing menu and a great team environment.

You have the opportunity to develop your skills in the following areas while cooking two hat food:

  • Culinary development
  • Purchasing
  • Kitchen Management
  • Staff training
  • Leadership
  • Communication

The successful candidate will have a relevant tertiary qualification and have proven experience as a Sous Chef and in a supervisory capacity. Experience in a comparable quality establishment is preferred.

Work-life balance is important to us and we are committed to a flexible and sustainable roster. We are open lunch and dinner – day shifts are available!

If this sounds like an opportunity too good to pass up, apply today by sending your CV and cover letter to hrmanager@craggyrange.com.

To be considered, applicants must currently have the right to work legally in New Zealand.

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