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We are now looking to only fill the position of Office Manager 

ALL OTHER EMPLOYMENT IS NOW CLOSED FOR THE 2017 SEASON. 

Hanmer Springs Ski Area is an easy 40 minutes’ drive from the alpine thermal holiday resort of Hanmer Springs. The Ski Area is run by the Amuri Ski Club (Inc.) and caters for all stages of skiers. Access to the runs is by way of one of the longest poma lifts in the country and a rope tow.  While all the main runs are groomed there's still plenty of virgin snow left for the experts and the more adventurous to enjoy.

The Hanmer Springs Ski Area requires enthusiastic, versatile and energetic people to fill the following positions for the 2017 season.
Positions require people who are up for adventure, hard work and lots of laughs.

Staff accommodation is provided in a comfortable lodge on the mountain with all food supplied.

Please email applications to info@skihanmer.co.nz
Subject Line: Application - "position of choice"

Ski Area Manager:

Ski Area Manager is responsible for:

  •  The day to day running of the Ski Area.
  • The safe operation of the Ski Area, including road and lodges as required; by the relevant codes of practice, and the Amuri Ski Club Health & Safety Plan;
  • Supervision of all other mountain staff and club volunteers;
  • Work closely with relevant ski club committee members.

 Required Skills:

  • Practical knowledge and background in ski area operation and management;
  • Good general mechanical knowledge;
  • Avalanche and first aid qualifications preferred;
  • Snow Groomer & Tractor operator experience preferred;
  • Good communication and customer service skills.

Ski Patroller:

Ski Patroller is responsible for:  

 The administration and management of the Health and Safety Plan and it’s requirements, including but not limited to:

  •  First aid;
  • On Field Evacuations (AIR and LAND);
  • On field Training / Avalanche rescue;
  • Avalanche monitoring / control

 Required Skills

  •  MSC, Otago Poly Avalanche 2 or 1, Current Pre Hospital Emergency Care qualified, Approved Explosives Handler preferred;
  • Practical knowledge and background in ski area operations;
  • Good general mechanical knowledge;

Office Manager:

Office Manager is responsible for:  

  • Carry out and ensure the efficient operation of ticketing, office and lodge operations, including;
  • Daily balancing of all monies taken as required by ski club committee;
  • Stock Control of lodge and canteen supplies;
  • Sale of tickets, lessons and ski hire packages;
  • Accommodation booking;
  • Reasonable for making sure the day hut & Robinson lodge are clean and tidy
  • Generally assist ski area guests, staff in other areas where required.

 Required Skills

  • Excellent communication;
  • Knowledge of Excel & Outlook preferred;
  • Good attention to detail;
  • Being able to multitask;
  • Cash & credit card processing;
  • Team player;
  • Have a good sense of humor and a smile.

Ski / Board Instructor Staff:

  • New Zealand and Australian applicants require a minimum of NZSIA Level One or equivalent to be considered for employment.
  • International applicants require current ISIA equivalent certification and current ISIA membership.
  • Avalanche and first aid qualifications preferred

All correspondence should be sent to info@skihanmer.co.nz

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Nutcracker in foreground, Poma in background