Hobbiton Movie Set Tours
Waikato, New Zealand, nz
6d ago
source : Ecadoo

In 1998 Sir Peter Jackson s team of location scouts were searching for the iconic rolling hills and lush green pastures of Hobbiton An aerial search led them to the Alexander farm a stunning 1250 acre sheep farm located just outside of Matamata A short while after once negotiations were complete the crew began the nine month quest to bring Hobbiton to life ready for the filming of The Lord of the Rings Trilogy and later The Hobbit Trilogy 20 years later Hobbiton Movie Set has experienced tremendous growth and now welcomes over six hundred thousand visitors from across the globe each year having established ourselves as a must do activity for travellers to New Zealand Our experience offers a once in a lifetime opportunity for fans and non fans alike to step into an iconic movie set in its full glory and learn about how a slice of rural New Zealand was transformed into a film set for one of the most popular film franchises of all time At Hobbiton Movie Set we are proud to now employ over 250 people who work across various aspects of the business From Reservations and Tour Operations to Props and Art Department Sales and Marketing Food and Beverage and Maintenance just to name a few Our team blends together a mix of kiwi hospitality passion and authenticity into everything we do We work hard to maintain a supportive and fun working environment with plenty of industry perks and training opportunities plus the option to enjoy a supplied lunch each day and attend multiple staff social events throughout the year The Role Our Landscapers take care of the Movie Set Set Track The Shires Rest Cafe and Administrative block landscapes and responsible for ensuring all sites are maintained to a high level This is a full time permanent position and duties include turf management drainage systems trenching and terra sawing Firewood collection splitting and stacking as well as assisting with tree planting when required Maintenance of tools and equipment is important as well as a tidy workshop and vehicles To be successful in this role you will have the following skill sets Experience working in a similar role or a role that included some of the tasks above A keenness to see a job well done and to completion within expected time frames Enjoy working as part of team as well as on your own at times Able to work to instruction and communicate well Have a good understanding of why health and safety is an important part of the work place Now is your chance to join one of New Zealand s most popular tourist destinations Please apply with a current CV and cover letter Whilst we would like to reply to everyone due to the large number of applications we receive we will only be able to make contact with a shortlist of applicants to confirm interview times All applicants must be legally able to work in New Zealand Hobbiton supports a workplace free from impairment as part of this we conduct reasonable cause and random drug and alcohol testing

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