Snow Report

Ohau is Closed for Season

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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, 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 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 bush and mountain walking/tramping, rock climbing, fishing, and mountain biking this may be for you.

Summer 2018/19: 

Waitress for summer starting around 27 December and finishing in late April.  Experience necessary and a preference would be given to someone who had barista skills.  Accommodation and meals are provided at $180/week.

Kitchen hand for the bulk of the summer starting 27 December.  Some kitchen experience is necessary.  Accommodation is provided at $100-$120/week.

Housekeepers from the 2nd January we will be requiring 2 x housekeepers to start with us, ideally for the remainder of the summer season which is around the end of May.  Previous experience is not required but preferred.  Lunch on the days worked and cottage accommodation is provided at $85/week.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send an email to Louise, attaching your CV and a photo, a cover letter introducing yourself and describing 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 2019: 

We will be accepting applications for the next season from March.  If you are interested in applying for any positions please send an email to Mike, 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. 

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.