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the Glasshouse CAFe

Your opportunity to work in a clean, green, vibrant, workplace! Located inside Wellington’s biggest garden centre, our cafe offers a unique working environment. Joining the California team with over 50 years of garden centre and cafe business, which is owned and run by the original family.

Benefits of working with the California family:

  • Staff discounts at the Garden Centre and Cafe.

  • Flexible work environment.

If you are interested in joining a friendly team environment with a hands-on approach, email your C.V and cover letter to Cafe@californiagarden.co.nz

Chef/Short Order Cook - Part Time & Full Time

We are looking for an experienced person to join our kitchen team. Short order cooking experience required. Part-time and Full-time positions available, applicants must be available on weekends.

The position will require an experienced applicant who is reliable, honest and a team player.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Preparation of cabinet and menu food.

  • Cleaning and maintaining the kitchen including dish-washing.

  • High attention to detail and ability to work in fast paced environment.

  • Compliance with Food Safety and Workplace, Health & Safety.

To succeed in these exciting roles you will need:

  • Time management and ability to multitask.

  • Previous experience in all aspects of kitchen operations.

  • Confident knife skills.

  • Ability to work as part of a team.

  • Motivated and enthusiastic.

  • NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Barista - Part Time

Our cafe is a bustling place with high volume dine in and takeaway coffee. Staff culture and company ethos is extremely important to our team alongside passion for making the best cup of coffee every time.

As a barista you are responsible for delivering the ideal standard for all hot beverages, and thriving on the dynamic atmosphere as you do it. As well as serving high quality coffee, you are also responsible for monitoring the quality of smoothies, juices and drinks.

Part-time positions available, applicants must be available on weekends.

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • At least 2 full years of barista experience.

  • The ability to maintain speed while serving a high standard of beverages.

  • The ability to stay calm and focused under pressure.

  • Love customer service and thrive on the bustling cafe atmosphere.

  • Be reliable, punctual and well presented.

  • NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.


We currently have no available positions at this time. Please check back later.