Working at the Lodge

The Timber Trail Lodge is known for exceptional service. Employing the right staff to join the team is an essential part of maintaining this standard of service and ensuring our guests have the best stay.

What it’s like to work at the Timber Trail Lodge

Roles includes a range of customer service, housekeeping, maintenance, admin, cooking and kitchen work. Full paid training is provided, however applicants with experience in the above will be given priority. We do prefer people that have experience in hospitality and people that know/love to cook.

Tasks can change as needs arise on a daily basis, so a good level of initiative is required. No day is the same! Rosters are generally five on, two off and weekends are our busiest periods.

The lodge is a 7 day a week accommodation operation. Roles require working on a roster that will involve some weekend work.

The perks

You will be paid a competitive wage, with the opportunity for advancement for the right applicants.

You'll enjoy excellent staff accommodation with meals, utilities, laundry and wi-fi provided.
Please note there is no mobile phone coverage, however there is a fixed line phone on the premises.

You will live and work in the Pureora Forest Park and have the opportunity to explore the surrounding area or visit family and friends on your regular days off. The lodge is within 2 - 3.5 hours driving distance of Auckland, Hamilton, Rotorua & Taupo. It is one hour’s drive from the Central North Island towns of Te Kuiti & Taumarunui.

Who we’re looking for

We look for great all-rounders who like to work in a fun team environment ensuring our guests have a fantastic wilderness experience.

• Applicants must have a willingness to learn new skills and have great attention to detail.
• You will understand that great hospitality comes from strong team work and a dedication to excellence in even the most menial of tasks.
• You will enjoy meeting new people every day and display a fun, friendly manner.
• You must be a NZ citizen, have NZ resident or a NZ work visa valid for the duration of your employment.
• Your own vehicle is essential.

Current Vacancies

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