About Festival Hire

Introducing Festival Hire’s new owners Greg and Shelley

We’re excited to announce we are now on board as the new owners of Festive Hire! Together with our two-year old son Dylan and little 4 month old Abigail, we are looking forward to building on the work of the previous owners and continuing the strong reputation Festival Hire has within the Wairarapa event and wedding industry.

You’re in good hands with our team!

With over 15 years’ experience in the building industry, Greg’s hands-on practical approach will ensure all equipment is in great condition and your marquee is straight, level, and fabulous. Shelley is an experienced event and wedding planner and the perfect person to guide you through every step of the planning process.

You’ll notice we’ve updated our look, but what won’t change is Festival Hire’s ongoing level of commitment to all of our clients. We promise to provide you with dedicated service and high-quality equipment to make planning your event a fun and smooth experience.

We look forward to the opportunity of working with you in the future! 

 

- Join our team -

We have the following roles available for the busy 2018/2019 wedding & event season: 

Yard Supervisor
Fixed term Part time role | minimum of 20hr per week

We are looking for a hard worker who enjoys a variety of duties, someone who likes a challenge and a team player. The position will suit someone that is methodical, actively fit, reliable and that can work under their own initiative to get a job done. Based at our Queen St yard, the successful applicant will be performing deliveries throughout the Wairarapa, assisting the marquee ground crew, supporting clients with returns and collections of equipment and cleaning of our larger equipment. 
If you are a reliable, hard worker who enjoys being active and busy, then this could be the job for you! 

 

Ground Crew Team Leader
Fixed term Part time role | minimum of 15hr per week

We are looking for a dedicated worker who can handle the physical work involved in the marquee industry, someone who likes a challenge and a team player. The position will suit someone that is methodical, actively fit, reliable and that can work under their own initiative to get a job done. You will be traveling all over the beautiful Wairarapa installing marquees, delivering equipment and supporting other members of the Festival Hire team.
This role will require the applicant to have a full clean NZ drivers licence and previous driving experience. Previous marquee rigging experience and/or a class 2 drivers licence would be an advantage.

 

Ground Crew Labourer
Casual position

We are looking for an enthusiastic worker who can handle the physical work involved in the marquee industry. This position will suit someone that is methodical, actively fit, reliable and that can work under their own initiative to get a job done. You will be traveling all over the beautiful Wairarapa installing marquees and supporting other members of the Festival Hire team.

 

Live Character 
Casual position

Festival Hire Wairarapa have some exciting opportunities for the right people to join our team for the upcoming busy event season.  We are looking for reliable members to fill our Live Character outfits and attend local events, children’s birthday parties and other special occasions. The position will suit someone that is actively fit, trustworthy, reliable, have a playful sense of humour and that can work under their own initiative.

 

If you are interested in more information, job descriptions or application forms on any of the above roles please contact Shelley by emailing shelley@festivalhire.co.nz, calling; 027 245 2200 or visiting the shop at 21 Queen Street.