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Company Kiwi Experience
Location Auckland City, Auckland
Listed Tue 29 May, 5:04 pm
Type Full time, Contract/Temp
Reference 32875
Kiwi Experience is New Zealand's leading flexible guided bus experience designed by travellers for travellers. We have a colourful 28 years of history and our Driver Guides are the best in the business. Our big green buses travel the best parts of New Zealand, full of international travellers taking in the must see icons, genuine cultural experiences, and some of the most popular activities in the world.

About the role:

This job is a unique position that's more than a job, it's a lifestyle. Your mission will be to deliver the South Island of New Zealand on a silver platter to international backpackers by operating a safe, enjoyable and memorable trip. Deliver an entertaining time on the bus and organise an outstanding time off the bus.

The role requires a wide range of skills:

  • Social skills - for entertaining backpackers with great stories, dad jokes, games, excursions and nights out
  • Organisation - You will be an 'on road travel agent' for Kiwi Experience organising passenger's accommodation and activities
  • Sales- Definitely helpful to boost your income. Energy and a genuine care for others to have a good time help
  • Driving - Safe driving is paramount to getting around the best scenery and outdoors lifestyle NZ has to offer

Who are you?

This is what we're after - some say they're unicorns - I believe in Unicorns!

  • You love New Zealand and know your way around the South Island
  • You have experience in customer service and sales
  • You are a confident people person with excellent communication
  • You have the ability to build rapport and encourage interaction with groups
  • You have a humorous and interesting personality
  • You're physically fit - able to load bags and do short walks in the park
  • You have a class 2 or 4 licence with a valid P endorsement
  • You have excellent time management abilities
  • You're organised and accurate with paperwork with good numeracy skills and have a basic understanding of common computer systems including the Microsoft Office software, various apps and websites
  • Understanding of social platforms including Facebook and Instagram
  • Your driving history proves you can operate a vehicle in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with company regulations and New Zealand road rules
  • You're flexible around work days and hours including weekends and public holidays
  • You don't mind being away from home for varying lengths of time

If this sounds like you, then apply!

To apply for this job, please go to our job site and enter the job code 32875TM.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.