HIKING GUIDE / KAIĀRAHI

$45,000 - $55,000 yearly
  • Ngai Tahu Tourism
  • Queenstown, New Zealand
  • 05/12/2019
Fixed term Guides Outdoors Tourism/ Travel

Job Description

Fixed term through to April 2020 

Kia ora…and welcome to a role where you will spend your time within the beautiful surrounds of Queenstown, with the best of native flora, bird-life, magnificent lake and mountain views while being part of a passionate, energetic, supportive and fun team.

Summer is on its way (yay!) and we're on the hunt for a Hiking Guide - an adventurous soul who loves nature, hard work and good times who can provide a safe, informative and entertaining guiding service for our manuhiri (guests).

Guided Walks New Zealand offers a variety of guided walks into the spectacular and captivating landscape of Queenstown and Fiordland. From half day to full day adventures - as well as the popular three-day/two-night Hollyford Track guided walk and NZ Snowshoe. This role will see you deliver an enthusiastic, entertaining and informative interpretation of the history, geology, flora and fauna of the region to manuhiri (guests).

Offering not only a unique experience for our manuhiri (visitors) but also an awesome place to work!

This is a fixed term position based in Queenstown.

A little bit about you

We are looking for someone who: 

  • Is a natural born entertainer and can deliver amazing experiences to our manuhiri
  • holds a P Endorsement licence (essential) and class 2 (desirable) 
  • Loves the outdoors and is physically fit
  • Knows a lot about our flora and fauna, and local history
  • keeps cool under pressure
  • Is able to work shifts on weekdays, weekends and public holidays
  • Is open to learning about Ngāi Tahu culture and stories

Anything could happen in a day - we need someone who is excited and challenged by a varied to-do list!

Cool things we offer

  • Competitive pay 
  • Excellent training
  • An opportunity to share your passion for our home, and our amazing scenery, with manuhiri
  • An awesome place to work!

Want to find out a little bit more about us?

Ngāi Tahu Tourism hosts more than one million manuhiri (visitors) a year across our thirteen iconic businesses, with a fourteenth, the All Blacks Experience, due to open in 2020. 

We take great pride in warmly welcoming manuhiri (visitors) to our experiences. Manaakitanga (hospitality) is one of the core values that drives the way we do business. At Ngai Tahu Tourism, we care for our customers and our team as our own whānau.  Our purpose is to make the connection - with our customers, through our people, to our place and to Ngāi Tahu.

Check us out here: http://www.ngaitahutourism.co.nz/

Keen?

Haere mai, Hit APPLY today (Job Code 31962)

Guided Walks New Zealand/The Hollyford Track is a fun, unique and safe place to work and we'd like to keep it that way. Before starting with us, you'll go through a range of checks, including drug and alcohol testing. This is just one of the parts of how we keep you, our team and our customers safe.

You must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand to apply for this role.

We will be assessing applications as they arrive, so APPLY NOW!