Overview

Ever dreamed of working in a National Park with the wide expanse of the Milky Way forming part of your office? Are you excited by the prospect of the heavens above you in a way that can only be seen in the Aoraki Mackenzie Dark Sky Reserve?

Working at the Hermitage means that you will be based in Aoraki / Mount Cook National Park, a place of outstanding beauty. You will be part of team that prides itself on its customer service and reputation as a one of New Zealand’s most unique tourism activities

What your day will look like

Our Drivers are responsible for transporting guests between our activities and the Hotel

You are sometimes their first experience and the last one to say goodbye at the end of their trip so it’s important that you can build rapport quickly.

Transporting guests safely between the various destinations
Completing daily vehicle checks and following all processes and procedures
Communicating with activities staff to ensure a seamless service is provided
Maintaining the cleanliness and standards of vehicles

About you

Our team live and work together so it’s important that you have a positive and enthusiastic attitude and enjoy getting along with others. You will also need to flexible in your approach to work and have a willingness to step in and help across the operation wherever you may be needed, this may include working in and around the hotel or within other tourism activities.

To be successful, you will need:
Must hold a Class 2 licence and P endorsement
A full, clean NZ drivers’ licence and proven solid driving experience
The ability to manage a group and strong public speaking and communication skills
Proactive timekeeping skills
A love for the outdoors and an outgoing personality
A strong sense of responsibility, commitment and reliability

 

Further Information:
All applicants must hold the right to work in New Zealand.
All positions at Aoraki Mt Cook Alpine Village Ltd have accommodation provided as part of our unique lifestyle package, with the weekly board & lodgings rates including three meals a day and power. Due to the idyllic, isolated location of Mt Cook, you will need to be comfortable working and living in a remote location.

Contact the Glacier Explorers Manager on gerry.lemon@hermitage.co.nz if you require more information. So, if this sounds like you, apply now and start the experience of a lifetime today.

Tagged as: bus driver, class 2, glacier explorers, Guide, tourism

About Hermitage Hotel & Activities

At Aoraki Mount Cook Alpine Village Ltd, we offer more than just a place to stay, it's an experience. We welcome both local and international guests to experience this unique environment with us through adventure and enjoyment of this iconic New Zealand location.

Our guests choose to stay with us because of the unique location, amazing views and the excellent service throughout their stay.

Our team live and work together so it's important that you have a positive and enthusiastic attitude and enjoy getting along with others. You will also need to flexible in your approach to work and have a willingness to step in and help across the operation wherever you may be needed, this may include working in and around the hotel or within other tourism activities.