Employment

 

Lake Ohau Lodge Employment

Lake Ohau Lodge is an iconic 72 room NZ high country lodge on the shores of Lake Ohau in the Southern Alps, a medium to large wilderness lodge catering for tours and functions over summer and skiers and snowboarders over winter. Lake Ohau is a family run business. It is unique in it’s style and we pride ourselves on our hospitality and amazing food. We are seemingly remote but in a beautiful location so these positions will suit someone who enjoys the outdoors and working in a fun and happy environment. If your R&R pleasures include bush and mountain walking/tramping, rock climbing, fishing, and mountain biking this may be for you.

For the 2017-18 summer season we require:

Head Chef Position

We are looking for a creative and enthusiastic Chef with a breadth of experience to take over the running of the kitchen before the end of the year.

This is a hands-on role for someone who is expected to lead by example.

Remuneration is negotiable and will be based on the successful applicant’s skills and experience. For a single person accommodation and meals are provided at $150 per week. Couple and family arrangements can be provided.

Receptionist

We are seeking a friendly and competent person with hotel reservations experience to fill a permanent receptionist position.

We are looking for someone who makes a good first impression and is welcoming, polite, happy and efficient and who will also fit in with the existing team.  The successful applicant will have excellent computer skills and experience and in particular with

  • Hotel Systems with booking, invoicing and POS systems,
  • Microsoft Office, especially word processing, spreadsheet and outlook

Ideally the successful candidate would have some hospitality experience, accounting skills and in particular takings reconciliation experience.

The position requires you to manage the RHS booking system, answer the phone, reply to emails take bookings, prepare bills and reconcile takings.

You will also liaise with the restaurant and kitchen and will be required to assist in the restaurant or bar.  A wage rate of around $17 per hour is offered subject to experience and qualifications. 

The position is to start immediately. Accommodation and meals are provided at $150.00 per week. 

Waitress

We are seeking an experienced waitress to join our team for the summer season. A wage rate of around $15.75 per hour is offered. Accommodation and meals are provided at $150 per week. Around 40 hours per week over 5-6 days.

Barista

We are seeking an experienced barista to join our team for the summer season. A wage rate of $16 per hour is offered. Accommodation and meals are provided at $150 per week. Around 40 hours per week over 5-6 days.

Housekeepers

We are seeking a housekeeper to join our small team for the summer season.  A wage rate of $15.75 per hour is offered. Cottage accommodation is provided at $75.00 per week. 30-50 hours per week over 5-6 days

If you are interested in applying please send an email to Louise, louise@ohau.co.nz, attaching your CV and a photo, introducing yourself and indicating which Lake Ohau position you may have an interest in. Please clearly describe your skills and experience and why you would like to work at Ohau. Alternatively you can call Louise on 03 4389 885.

 

Ohau Snow Fields Employment

Ohau Snow Fields is the original NZ high country boutique snow and ski field situated in the Southern Alps south of Mt Cook. Ohau has a double chair lift, a platter and a snow mat.

 
​SNOW FIELD POSITIONS 2018
 
We will be considering applications for positions on the Snow Field from February.  
 

If you are interested in applying for these or any positions for the winter 2018 please send an email to Mike, mike@ohau.co.nz attaching your CV and a photo, introducing yourself and indicating which Snow Field position you may have an interest in. Please clearly describe your skills and experience and why you would like to work at Ohau. 

If possible also attach your CV and a photo of yourself. Alternatively contact Mike or Louise on +61 (0)3 4389 885. There is rental only cottage accommodation available from $75 per week on a shared basis plus electricity or at the Lake Ohau Alpine Village at around $100 per week on a shared basis plus electricity. There is also accommodation available in Twizel or Omarama.

Please accept my apologies if I don't always reply as I will only follow up with applicants who I feel are suitable applicants.

Thank you for your interest, Mike Neilson.