Work with us

Work with us

Come work on the spectacular Otago Peninsula at the home of the world’s only mainland breeding colony of Royal Albatross in the ‘Wildlife capital of New Zealand’. You’ll be working as part of the Otago Peninsula Trust team who’ve managed the centre since 1972 – we’ve been preserving and enhancing the peninsula for nearly 50 years.

We add jobs here as they become available – but we’re always on the lookout for great team members! Email us your CV manager@albatross.org.nz

Seasonal Employment – Visitor Host 

Are you energetic and enthusiastic with exceptional people skills and public speaking ability?

Are you inspired to ensure visitors enjoy a quality experience of a uniquely Dunedin attraction?

This is your chance to join a dedicated and friendly team to help host the over 150,000 visitors annually who come to the Royal Albatross Centre at Taiaroa Head/Pukekura. Join one of Dunedin’s top attractions with a great reputation and an amazing setting amidst amazing and unique wildlife – including the world’s only mainland breeding colony of Royal Albatross. Its a very special place in the Wildlife Capital of New Zealand – the Seabird Capital of the World!

Essential: Excellence customer service skills. A keen interest in wildlife and the Otago Peninsula. A reasonable level of physical fitness and a high standard of personal presentation. Your own reliable transport and current drivers licence as you’ll need to drive to work.

Advantages: Guiding experience, coffee making (barista), café skills, reception ability and fluency in other languages. Passenger endorsement on driver’s licence.Visitor Host roles are on a fixed term basis with possible winter season work. Position starting as soon as possible and finishing 31st March 2018.

Tiki Tour Drivers

We’re looking for Tiki Tour drivers to lead tours to our wonderful wildlife attractions

Have you got a P Licence? Know lots about Otago Peninsula and our wonderful wildlife? Love meeting and hosting visitors?

We need great driver hosts to lead our guests on fantastic peninsula adventures to Royal Albatross and Blue Penguins.

Apply now. Send a CV and covering letter to ashleigh@albatross.org.nz

Seasonal Employment – Cafe Assistant

Are you energetic and enthusiastic with exceptional people skills and cafe experience?

Are you inspired to ensure visitors enjoy a quality experience of a uniquely Dunedin attraction?

This is your chance to join a dedicated and friendly team to help host the over 100,000 visitors annually who come to the Royal Albatross Centre at Taiaroa Head.

We need enthusiastic, capable staff with good barista and café skills to work front of house in our busy cafe.

Successful applicants will be expected to commence as soon as possible on fixed term variable shift hours until late March 2018 (part time hours).

Apply by sending a CV and covering letter to manager@albatross.org.nz. Applications close 16 November 2017.

Essential: Demonstrated customer service skills. Barista and cafe skills. A reasonable level of physical fitness and a high standard of personal presentation. Your own reliable transport, current drivers licence.

Seasonal Employment – Cleaner (Closed)

Are you looking for a great position with a commitment to high standards?

This is your chance to join a dedicated and friendly team to help host the over 100,000 visitors annually who come to the Royal Albatross Centre at Taiaroa Head.

Position Objective: To maintain the highest standards of presentation, cleanliness and hygiene throughout all areas of the building.

Housekeeping: Staff must be able to view the Centre and its external environs to ensure a high standard of cleanliness and tidiness are observed at all times and where required.

Essential: A reasonable level of physical fitness and a high standard of presentation. Your own reliable transport, current drivers licence.

Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday – 5 hours per day. Fixed Term contract till April 2018.

.Apply to manager@albatross.org.nz