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Keeping our people well-fed, with a balanced, healthy diet is a crucial part of Defence Force.

Life in a Hospitality role

There's no better weapon against low-morale than great food and drink prepared well, and served on time, in the correct way. Keeping thousands of personnel mentally sharp and physically healthy requires a balanced diet and a flair for 'getting it right'.

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Great service

Whatever your Hospitality role, you'll be a people pleaser, with an eye for detail.

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Military Factor

All full time members of the NZ Defence Force receive an added portion to their salary known as Military Factor. This additional compensation recognises the unique nature of military service and the commitment you make to serve your country. This can include short notice postings around the country and overseas. You will be directed at times to be continuously alert, undertake arduous and hazardous duties, and be exposed to adverse working environments exclusive to military life. This also includes the exercise of military skills not recognised by market comparisons. The part you play in our Defence Force and your commitment to our country will be financially rewarded.

Free and subsidised medical and dental care

Access to subsidised equipment on base

Subsidised food on base

Competitive superannuation, up to 4% with KiwiSaver

Sponsored tertiary study programmes at all levels

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Hospitality Roles

2 Roles available in the Hospitality specialisation across the Navy

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Applications Open


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