Catering Administrator (PT)

Need a Kitchen job with more meaning? 
Do you like Administration work that helps the whole team achieve? 

About us: 

At Totara Springs Christian Centre (TSCC), we believe in practically demonstrating the love and compassion of Jesus through providing excellence in everything that we do. Our gifted and motivated team has the privilege of creating unforgettable memories for groups of people all year round. 

You will contribute to the present and future culture of our amazing organisation and sharing God's love. This is an opportunity to join an organisation that lead and inspire the youth of tomorrow, a place where life-changing experiences happen every day. 

Totara Springs is the largest centre of its kind in New Zealand and is the ultimate venue for church retreats, school camps, sports activities, business conferences, artistic events, holiday camps and family reunions.  We are situated in a beautiful setting, nestled at the foot of the Kaimai mountain ranges in Matamata. There are 90 acres of park-like grounds and native bush with streams, walks and bush trails. We have a large indoor sports and activity centre and breakaway areas, as well as a large hot pool fed by natural springs.  We have guests of all ages who travel from afar to enjoy our beautiful setting and outstanding hospitality. 

About the role: 

This is a part-time position (minimum of 24 hours per week) as part of the catering team at Totara Springs.   

The purpose of the role is to: 

  • Support the catering team by carrying out administrative duties 

  • To assist in the ordering of products used in the kitchen 

  • Provide assistance in completing the food control plan 

  • Assist in rostering of the team 

Your duties will include but not limited to: 

  • Assisting the team leader to roster the team for shifts, days off, sick leave 

  • Ensuring product for the kitchen is ordered in a timely manner for the smooth running of the kitchen 

  • Assist the team leader with the monitoring and implementation of training plans for the team 

  • Coordinating group information with bookings for the catering team, e.g group numbers and special diets  

  • Carry out the administration and monitoring of the food control plan (FCP)

  • Comply with Health & Safety policy and standards 

About you: 

You enjoy the fast-paced nature of a busy kitchen and understand the systems and processes involved in running a well-organised kitchen. Helping people to do their work efficiently brings you a sense of achievement. You are known for your effective and clear communication. You have an eye for detail and are able to problem-solve.   

You have the following attributes: 

  • Hard-working and efficient 

  • Methodical 

  • Practical 

  • Conscientious 

  • Team player 

You fulfil the following requirements: 

  • Previous experience working in a kitchen environment 

  • Proficient in Microsoft and Google suites 

  • Good communication skills 

  • Good time-management skills 

  • Knowledge of health and safety requirements for kitchens 

We know there is someone out there who would like to help in the kitchen while serving a higher purpose.  If the above sounds like you, we would love to hear from you. 

Shortlisted candidates will be subjected to background checks required under the Children's Act as part of pre-employment screening. Our ideal candidate will share a commitment and enthusiasm towards the Christian faith.

Please provide at least 3 references. 

(Note, non-Family please)

  • 1 Pastoral
  • 1 Employer/Teacher
  • 1 Friend

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