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Cafe Assistant - Ref 022

We are looking for a savvy, self-starter with a natural flair for people to join the Plunge Café team.  This is a part-time, Café Assistant role located in the Coastlands Aquatic Centre.  The position is a minimum of 15 hours per week working a combination of weekdays and weekends.

Our customers are the reason we exist.  It’s our mission to give them a great experience when they visit us, so you will be oozing customer service excellence. Coffee making experience is preferred but not essential. If you are a standout customer service individual we’ll train you in great coffee making.

The role is responsible for:

  • Food preparation and general kitchen duties
  • Exceptional customer service
  • Cleaning of the café and kitchen areas
  • Making great coffee!


Working for the Kāpiti Coast District Council means being part of a caring, dynamic and effective customer-focused team who make a positive difference in the community we serve.  We offer a rewarding work environment and support for necessary training.  If you’d like to be part of the team, contact us now.

Enquiries about this position should be directed to Brent Harvey, Recreation Services Manager on 04 296 4746.

Applicants will need to undergo the usual pre-employment checks, including drug and alcohol screening and police, criminal history and credit checks.  Please note you must be eligible to work in New   Zealand.

Applications close 12.00 noon, Monday 25 September 2017.  Please email your cover letter, CV, completed Council Application, Criminal History Check, Credit Check and Police Vet forms, copy of your work visa (if applicable) and Drivers Licence marked “Café Assistant, Ref 022” to

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Application and Security Check forms:

Application Form (PDF)
Application Form (WORD)
Criminal History Check Form (Please note:  This form is provided by the Ministry of Justice and is available in PDF only)
Police Vetting Form (Please note:  This form is provided by New Zealand Police and is available in PDF only)
Credit Check Form (PDF)