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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.   We are a medium to large family run business catering for tours and functions over summer and skiers and snowboarders over winter. Lake Ohau Lodge is unique in its 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 skiing or snowboarding, bush and mountain walking/tramping, rock climbing, fishing, and mountain biking this may be for you.

SUMMER 2020-2021 

HEAD HOUSEKEEPER - This position requires experience in housekeeping and experience in managing a team of people and maintaining a good team energy.  We are looking for someone with a proven high standard,an eye for detail and a friendly manner.  We are looking for someone who will stay at least till the end of the summer season i.e. end of May 2021.

ASSISTANT HEAD HOUSEKEEPER - Your position is to supervise the team on the Head Housekeeper's days off.  We are looking for someone with housekeeping experience, who gets on with others, has a good eye for detail, has a friendly manner and is a proven diligent worker.

BARTENDER - We require a Bartender with their Manager's certificate who would work alongside one other bartender most of the time.  The position requires someone with a mature head but a sense of fun who is prepared to work some long hours, can relate to all ages and contributes to a happy team environment.  You would serve drinks and snacks in the bar, wine wait on tables in our restaurant and in addition it is an advantage if you can make a good espresso.

2 x HOUSEKEEPERS - Come and be part of a happy, hardworking team this summer.  There's a lot of satisfaction gained in leaving a clean, beautiful room and working with a fun team.

If you are interested in applying for positions please send an email to Louise,  attaching your CV and a photo, introducing yourself.  Please clearly describe your skills and experience and why you would like to work at Ohau.  

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.

WINTER 2020:
All positions have been filled for this season. 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, General Manager, please apply by emailing me at Please include an introduction, CV and photo.