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QUALIFIED LIFEGUARD

 

We are seeking a full time or fixed term lifeguard /customer services assistant to join our team. The role involves shift work over a seven day roster. Our opening hours are 10am – 2am daily. (until 2am with star gazing tours)

The successful applicant must have the Pool Lifeguard Practicing Certificate or equivalent. A basic understanding of pool water testing would be an advantage but not essential.

The successful applicant will also have experience to identify potential hazards associated with pools.

The health and safety aspect of this role demands a current first aid certificate with preference being given to someone with advanced first aid qualifications/experience.

As part of your remuneration package, a season pass to Roundhill ski field will be included. Lake Tekapo is a fast growing alpine tourist destination half way between Christchurch and Queenstown on the main tourist route. If the clean mountain air and wide open spaces are where you feel happy then this may be a great opportunity for you.

Applicants are required to commit for at least a six-month fixed term contract.

Pay rate reviewed at 3 months.

Accommodation provided at weekly rate.

If you have the skills and experience required and you want to work as part of a strong focused team, then send your application with an accompanying CV and referees by March 31st 2017 to;

Karl Burtscher General Manager at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Tekapo Springs is a leading tourism attraction based in Lake Tekapo. Featuring five outdoor hot pools, an aqua play area, an ice rink, a snow tube-park, summer waterslide (The TRIPPO!) day spa and licensed café. We also operate star gazing tours at night.

Ice Rink & Tube Park Winter Staff

1 x Senior Rink Manager

early April through to early September

Min 35 hours per week

Who can:

Maintain an outdoor ice rink.

Operate a Olympia ice groomer

Has knowledge/understanding of refrigeration plant systems

Can sharpen skates

Can ice skate and be able to undertake lessons with children and adults

Has staff management skills

Has health and safety in workplace knowledge

Has 1st aid experience/qualification

Has drivers licence

2 x Rink Attendants

1 early April 1 x early May through to September

Min 35 hours per week

Who can:

Ice skate and be able to undertake lessons with children and adults

Has drivers licence

Can sharpen skates, or is willing to learn

Has 1st aid experience/qualification

Desirable but not necessary if they have a lifeguard qualification

Must enjoy outside winter activities

2 x Tube park staff

Mid June to Mid October season dependent

Min hours 35 per week.

Who can:

Enjoy working outdoors in cold environment

Enjoy working directly with customers

Be fit and healthy as heavy work required on occasions

Has 1st aid experience/qualification

Has drivers licence

Desirable but not necessary if they have a lifeguard qualification

Desirable but not necessary if they have rink attendant/skating skills

Any applicants with experience in the use/operation of Bobcat ,ASV ,tractors ,Snow cat and or snow making highly desirable

Applicants will require a NZ working holiday visa.

Accommodation will be supplied and costs deducted from wages

All employees will be privileged to Season Pass to Roundhill Ski area

Free use of Tekapo Springs facilities and discounts for café retail and day spa

Please email Hereni: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your resume, qualifications and visa information to be considered for any role listed above

Barista/Kitchen Hand

Tekapo Springs is looking for energetic, enthusiastic, confident, reliable and passionate individuals for the busy summer season. 

Applicants must have the following:

• Duty Manager experience preferable
• Food prep/ kitchen experience
• Customer service skills
• Be able to work as a team and unsupervised
• Excellent knowledge of coffees + Barista skills
• Ability to multitask and work well under pressure
• Experience with cash handling and up-selling products
• Friendly and hard working attitude
• Valid work visa

If you are passionate about dealing with people and the tourism industry and you want to be part of an award winning team,  please send your CV to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by March 12th

 

Permanent Activities Supervisor

We’re looking for an experienced person to join our team of responsible, organised superstar supervisors. It’s a small team, leading a bunch of great activities staff including lifeguards, rink and snow tube attendants.

You will have the below qualifications:

  • Be a fully qualified New Zealand lifeguard
  • Have an understanding of pool water testing
  • Have current first aid and ideally Pre Hospital Emergency Care certification (PHEC)
  • Be a great leader – know how to lead a team and get the best out of all kinds of people
  • Demonstrate a strong customer service ethic, going above and beyond in every interaction with a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Strategic thinker, who takes responsibility and follows through with action
  • Be super organised, flexible, reliable and responsible for health and safety of the team and the public
  • Be calm and handle pressure whilst prioritising and multi-tasking
  • Ideally have experience working in a tourism or sports facility where health and safety are paramount
  • Demonstrate outstanding communication skills (spoken and written)
  • Tekapo Springs is a leading tourism activity operator based in Lake Tekapo. We offer summer and winter activities including, Star gazing tours, hot pools, an aqua play area and cooler deep pool, snow tube-park, ice rink, a giant waterslide, a fully equipped day spa and licensed café. We think we have one of the best views in the world – mountains, lakes and stars!

This team provides the highest level of safety to the public. You will demonstrate the capability to support all staff to ensure you and the team deliver world class service and customer-focused outcomes. You’ll have experience in first aid, be calm in any emergencies, be always be two steps ahead of everything that needs to be done and be someone that people can trust and respect.

The role is a full time permanent position and involves shift work over a seven-day roster. Our opening hours are 10am – 2am, with shifts running between 8am and 2am. You will need to be an NZ or Australian citizen or have NZ residency.

The successful candidate would need to relocate/live in Lake Tekapo or the immediate surrounding area. We can offer help in finding accommodation for the right candidate.

For any questions or a full job description please contact Hereni Norman, Activities Manager: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone 0274 324 276. Applications close 17th March 2017