Overview

We are on the hunt for an Outdoor Instructor to come and join our 2018 team.

Rotoiti Lodge Outdoor Education Centre (RLOEC) has been operating in the Nelson lakes Nation Park for the past 50 years it is situated on the western side of St Aruand overlooking Lake Rotoiti. The Centre is well positioned to make the most of the environment that surrounds it.  St Arnaud is located just over an hour from both Nelson and Blenheim.

Our instructors run a range of activities that cover High Ropes to Mountain Biking to Tramping to Canoe Expeditions and Sit on Top Kayaking and Abseiling. If you are looking for a position with variety and fun and enjoy working with school students, we would love to hear from you.

Not all of the work is instruction based as we provide ongoing in-house training for our staff which also includes trips into the wider area so that you can stretch yourself and continue to grow and develop as an instructor. As a team we also take pride in how our Centre is presented so there is also some maintenance work mixed in as well

We want people who can

Instruct and work with secondary school students and other age groups
Happily work at heights
Enjoy a challenge
See that adventure that coming on camp is
Take part in maintenance work around the centre when required
This is a fixed term contract position available for 31.5 weeks throughout 2018. The pay rate for the position is negotiable depending on qualifications, experience and skills. Our remuneration packages also include accommodation in our warm insulated staff house and include power and dry firewood.

Applicants must have

Outdoor instructional experience and appropriate skills/qualifications
Current First Aid qualifications (minimum Outdoor First Aid)
Ability to work in a small team environment and be able to achieve effective rapport with students and teachers.
A full drivers license
An understanding of related personal and group development and how this can be facilitated in the outdoors
Job description and application form available from the Director, Rotoiti Lodge Outdoor Education Trust, PO Box 73, St Arnaud 7053, Ph 03 521 1820,