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: 

3rd Chef for summer season to start early November.  We are looking for someone qualified or with a breadth of experience who will fit in well with our highly skilled and creative kitchen team.

Bar Person required for full summer season from October 2018 until May 2019.  This position requires someone a breadth of hospitality experience, who is responsible, reliable and fun and preferably has their Bar Managers Licence.  We look for staff who are naturally friendly and hospitable and who will fit in with our existing team. 

We are looking for 1-2 housekeepers from mid to late October.  We would prefer people with experience.  A wage rate of $16.50 is offered with cottage accommodation including power & WiFi 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 2018: 

Barista position available from mid August till the end of the season.  Experience essential

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.