With Summer nearly here the count down is on to warm evenings, delicious summer food, tasty BBQs, and relaxing holidays.
We are committed to providing our customers with consistent choice, value and convenience this season and we are looking for enthusiastic and energetic people to come and join our team.
Many of our customers will be heading to NZ's popular summer hotspots and Countdown Whitianga need your help!
Do you want to keep our checkouts humming while perfecting your customer service skills at the Checkouts? Improve your food knowledge while helping the store to ensure our food choices are plentiful and presented at best as part of our Fresh Food team?
Or do you think your attention to detail would be magnificent for helping us when it comes to packing online orders and organizing and replenishing the shelves in the store?
If that's a yes, Countdown sounds like the perfect fit for you this summer.
Who we’re looking for
Customer Service Team Members : You work at pace and with a smile, you may have previous cash handling skills or you can pick up technology and systems quickly and understand and enforce legislation around the sale of liquor.
Online Assistants : You have excellent attention to detail and a focused attitude. Our online department fills internet orders which can vary in size and delivery date, you thrive on working to a tight schedule.
You're also happy to work early starts and enjoy being active and on your feet for a full shift.
Fresh Food Assistants : From fresh fruit and vegetables to meats and cheeses to antipasto and baked goods, you’ll handle some delicious products.
You’ll be working in our deli, meat or bakery departments assisting customers with their next picnic selection or BBQ choice for the day.
You need to be happy dealing with raw meat products, enjoy interacting with customers and be committed to high food safety standards.
Longlife Assistants : Crucial to our customer's satisfaction, you work on keeping our shelves stocked and the store running smoothly.
You work during opening hours, so a real customer focus is key to this role.
Night Fill Team Members : as the name suggests you work through the night to replenish the shelves for our customers the next day.
You are a night owl and are able to work between 9pm 7am. You appreciate the pivotal role you play in keeping our store operational, your reliability and tenacity are key in this role.
Whatever your talents, if you have a love of food, a real passion for people, a winning attitude, and you are all about being part of a team where everyone counts, we want you to join us in making every customer’s experience friendly responsive service.
If you want to help our customers enjoy the best shopping experience this summer at Countdown and make our store their favourite store, express your interest and apply online today! You’ll need the right to work in New Zealand and to be happy to complete a Ministry of Justice check as part of the recruitment process.
How do I apply?
Click on Apply Now , set-up your profile and then answer a few basic questions on where you’d like to work and your availability.
From here one of our recruiters will be in touch by phone or email and if your application is successful we’ll invite you to meet some of our team and find out more about working for Countdown.