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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: 

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, invoice and POS systems

Microsoft Office, especially word processing, spreadsheet and outlook

Ideally the succesful 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 liaise with the restaurant and kitchen and will be required to assist in the restaurant or bar.  The wage rate is subject to experience and qualifications.

The position is to start immediately.  Accommodation is provided at around $120 per week.  

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Waitress from the 24th February we will be requiring a waitress for the remainder of the summer season which is around the end of May.  Previous experience is required.  Accommodation & meals are provided at $180/week and deducted from your fortnightly wages.

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.