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19/3/19 at 16:30


Roundhill is a family owned and operated commercial ski field. We pride ourselves in providing an outstanding working environment. Roundhill is the kind of place where you make friends for life.

We have the following vacancies for the 2019 winter:

Ski Patrol:
All Applicants must have NZ avalanche level 1 or equivalent as well as first aid qualification of Pre Hospital emergency care or similar, be excellent skiers or boarders and have great customer service skills. A minimum of 2 seasons ski patrolling experience is required.  Strong backcountry/touring experience advantageous.

Groomer Operator:
We are looking for an experienced groomer operator with at least 2 seasons experience. Must have references and be able to groom some beginner fun-park features as well as slopes for international ski racing teams.

Operations Assistant:
We are on the lookout for an Operations Assistant to assist with general operations at Roundhill. Areas of work will include but are not limited to: Snowmaking, Lifts/Rentals, Road/Parking and Refuse. Previous ski area operations experience or a farming/trades background highly advantageous. Must have references.

Ticket Office Staff: – These positions have now been filled
This position includes selling the full range of lift passes, season passes, rentals and ski school products. Ticket Office Staff are responsible for balancing and processing the banking for all departments on the mountain. You will need excellent communication skills with perfect spoken and written English language skills and you must provide a high level of customer service at all times. This is a very fast paced and varied position, you will need to use initiative and be able to work well under pressure. Previous cash handling experience essential. Flexibility is essential as you may be called upon to work in different departments.

Cafe Team Member: – These positions have now been filled
Duties will include cash handling, order processing, food preparation and ensuring food and beverages are delivered in a timely manner and are of high quality. You are required to maintain stock levels, and ensure the cafe and kitchen are kept clean and tidy. As a cashier you are responsible for end of day balancing of your till. You need to be able to communicate well in a variety of situations and to provide a high level of customer service at all times. Previous cafe and cash handling experience is essential, barista experience preferred but training will be given.

Rental Attendant: – Applications Closed
Duties include fitting customers with the appropriate ski, snowboard, and safety equipment, recording all details on rentals forms, performing basic maintenance and ticket checking during quiet times. You need to be able to communicate well in a variety of situations and to provide a high level of customer service at all times. Flexibility is essential as you may be called upon to work in different departments. Full training will be given.

Lift Operator: – Applications Closed
This position is based outdoors, is physically demanding and involves constant customer interaction. Duties include performing daily maintenance/safety checks, maintaining loading areas, ticket checking and loading customers onto the lifts. At times you may be required to assist in the rental department. We are looking for people who are able to communicate well in a variety of situations, are neat in appearance, have a positive attitude, are methodical and provide excellent customer service. Full training will be given.

Ski School Instructor: – These positions have now been filled
NZSIA Ski Level 2 or international equivalent, minimum 2 seasons experience.

School Holiday Staff:
We require some hard working casual staff to assist us during the July school holiday period. There are positions available in the cafe, ski rental and the lift department. We welcome applications from mature, hardworking, diligent students.


Our season runs from the 29th June until mid September.  You will be provided with transport to and from the mountain from the Tekapo Township. We can arrange accommodation in Tekapo on your behalf.

Roundhill prides itself on an excellent customer service ethic. We are looking for friendly people with a neat appearance and a can-do attitude. We are a small, close knit team who work hard and play hard. If this sounds like you we look forward to hearing from you!

Please email the following as per the position you are applying for:

Ticket Office and Cafe – kylie@roundhill.co.nz
Operations, Rentals and Lifts- tim@roundhill.co.nz
Ski Patrol and Grooming – simon@roundhill.co.nz
Ski School – nusswolfi@hotmail.com

Attach a cover letter and CV and please state the position/s you are applying for.

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