Various Ski Resort Positions in the North Island

Various Ski Resort Positions in the North Island Available

Are you dreaming of spending this season in the slopes? Check out Ruapehu Alpine Lifts’ available roles and find the perfect position for you, so you can earn money and spend your free time on the improving your skiing skills!

About the position:

  • Company: Ruapehu Alpine Lifts
  • Function: Various Ski Resort Jobs
  • Location: New Zealand

What’s included?:

  • Accommodation Yes, Included
  • Salary Competitive

Mt Ruapehu is the highest peak of the North Island. The ski areas of Whakapapa and Turoa are owned and operated by Ruapehu Alpine Lifts Ltd (RAL) and are situated within a World Heritage National Park. Mt Ruapehu is the largest snowsport area in the Southern Hemisphere and covers over 1,150 hectares of skiable terrain.

The operating season typically runs from June until late October, with some seasons extending into November. A summer sightseeing and guiding operation runs between December and Easter.

Catering to 400,000 skier and snowboarder visits each year, RAL employs 40 permanent staff and up to 700 seasonal staff.

We operate 4 quad chairlifts, 2 triple chairlifts, 4 double chairlifts, 7 t-bars, 8 platter lifts, 6 rope tows, 10 cafeteria outlets and 3 retail outlets.

Who are we looking for?

As a large tourism operator, there are approximately 100 different job descriptions within the organisation ranging from permanent full time to seasonal positions. Of all the varied skills and personalities these jobs encompass, the common attributes of all our employees are the following:

A willingness to get on with others and create fun for customers and other staff

A willingness to work in a team situation to achieve a common goal

A professional attitude towards work (reliable, hard working and tidy in appearance).

You may still be in school, a tertiary student, or a person looking for a career – we welcome applications from anybody who is motivated and enjoys a challenge.

Overseas Applicants

All overseas applicants must have a valid work visa. In most cases, this is a working holiday visa. We are generally able to obtain work visas for applicants for the positions of Ski & Snowboard Instructors and Ski & Snowboard Technicians. We may also be able to assist applicants in obtaining work visas for some other specialised positions such as Doctors, Nurses, Groomer Operators, Snowmakers and Tradespeople. Note that Australian citizens are legally entitled to work in New Zealand.