Seeking Extraordinary Talent for New Zealand’s First 5 Green Star Hotel

The Hotel Britomart is soon to open it’s doors to guests in one of Auckland’s most highly anticipated hospitality openings for 2020. Part of the TFE Hotels Collection, the 99-room The Hotel Britomart is New Zealand’s first 5 Green Star hotel and a property that incorporates true Kiwi ingenuity through its design, service, and bespoke experiences.

“We have a unique opportunity to showcase our authentic New Zealand story to our guests,” noted General Manager, Clinton Farley, adding that TFE Hotels offered an opportunity for outstanding hospitality personalities to help bring the hotel to life in downtown, waterfront Auckland.

“We’re on the lookout for truly exceptional hospitality professionals, that not only embody our brand values, but have hospitality and the guest experience at their core,” continued Farley.

“Attitude really is everything and we’re seeking people who are passionate about their job and about this incredible part of the world.”

Guests can expect customised experiences when The Hotel Britomart opens, so personality will also play a key in role selection.

“A warm smile is essential and there’ll be no stiff formality,” Farley explained. “Instead, the hotel team will be able to share their enthusiasm in inviting our guests to enjoy all of the richness and variety that Auckland has to offer.”

An example of The Hotel Britomart's uniform design.

The hotel is set to welcome guests through its own intimate laneway, an elegant lobby space full of natural light, a library bar and restaurant and will have its own dedicated cardio room full of state-of-the-art-equipment.

The following operational roles are currently being advertised:

  • Maintenance Handyperson
  • Room Attendants
  • Night Manager
  • Housekeeping Supervisor
  • Houseperson
  • Guest Service Agent.
  • Finance Logistics
  • Porter.

Regional produce is also a key part of the overall hotel experience.

Kingi – located just steps from The Hotel Britomart, on the ground floor of the heritage Masonic Building, will herald the celebration of New Zealand’s plentiful and vibrant seafood. Stunning in design, diners will benefit from the humble and sustainable practices that result in exquisite memories.

Chef Tom Hishon is at the helm and currently looking for the following roles to join the close-knit team:

  • Restaurant Supervisor
  • Chef De Partie
  • Bartender
  • Barista

“We already have some superstars in our pre-opening team across sales, marketing, guest experience and the food and beverage space, so we are looking to build on our already incredibly solid base,” said Farley, adding that he looks forward to continuing to build a team that will showcase a luxury hotel experience enriched by design excellence and exceptional hospitality to its guests.

Applicants can apply via seek.

The Hotel Britomart is being built by Bracewell Construction, and will be managed by Australia’s TFE Hotels on behalf of Cooper and Company. Cooper and Company is the asset and development manager for the Britomart Group, which holds a contract for the long-term ownership and development of the Britomart Precinct.