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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What happens after submitting my expression of interest?

    Your application via Seek is reviewed by our team. We will contact a shortlist of applicants based on our requirements. Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are not always able to contact unsuccessful applicants. Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend an interview with our team. 

  • What kind of roles are typically available at Hobbiton Movie Set?

    Below is a list of typical roles that can be available at Hobbiton Movie Set. You can find current vacancies at the link above. 

    • Gardeners and Landscapers
    • Maintenance and Grounds Assistants
    • Prop makers and Artists
    • Guides and Bus Drivers
    • Food and Beverage service staff in our Cafe, The Green Dragon Inn or new conference facility, The Hub.
    • Chefs and Kitchen Hands
    • Retail Assistants
    • Reservations and Ticketing staff
    • Administrative roles 
    • Sales and Marketing roles
  • Overseas Applicants

    Due to current New Zealand border closures, we are only accepting applications from NZ Citizens, Residents and current working visa holders who are in the country at time of application. 

    To work at Hobbiton Movie Set, you must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand, and be able to supply proof of your eligibility or a valid work visa. Hobbiton Movie Set do not apply for work permits for employees. 

  • What are some of the perks of working at Hobbiton Movie Set?

    • A unique workplace in a stunning farmland location
    • Work with a crew of fun, likeminded people who love what they do
    • Catered lunches every day 
    • Staff discounts in the gift shop and Shire's Rest Cafe
    • Discounted tour experiences for staff and immediate family