1 x Lodge Managers

Seasonal Fixed Term (2021/22 Summer Season)

The Humpridge Track is looking to recruit Lodge Managers to join our ‘can do’ attitude team! Our team provides above and beyond customer service in the wilderness! The Humpridge Track is located in Southern Fiorland and consist of a 3day 2night adventure, where our walkers stay at our Okaka and Port Craig lodges, which add some luxury to the usual tramping.We engage with a wide range of walkers and offer three quite different packages catering to their respective tramping needs. The Humpridge Track is a Charitable Trust and has become more visible as we continue our journey towards Great Walk status in 2022/23. If you have a ‘can do’ attitude, a passion for delivering great customer experience, and meet the skill set below, send us your CV for consideration.

The person:

  1. Friendly personality with experience in a similar role, or willing to learn.
  2. A welcoming disposition and having a ‘can do’ attitude is essential.
  3. Ability to be the lead person with overall day-to-day function of the lodge.
  4. Able to delegate tasks.
  5. Strong communication skills.
  6. Meal preparation of a high standard – an eye for detail.
  7. Presentable with professional approach to self-appearance.
  8. Physical capabilility to carry out menial tasks as they arise, such as loading & off loading helicopter.
  9. Physically fit and able to walk 20km when required.
  10. Able to live and work remotely on a roastered basis (2 weeks on / 1 week off).

The responsibilities:

  • Daily hands-on management of the lodge, self-motivation & team leadership skills.
  • Supervise housekeeper to ensure high-quality standards are met.
  • Minor maintenance daily/weekly/monthly checks – e.g., water supply, battery charge, & generator operations, manage utilities.
  • Plan and control stock levels, keeping ahead of the game.
  • Meal preparation for our catered guided walks and other designated meals, training also provided.
  • Prerequisite Licence Controller Qualification Cert & Duty Manager Licence (prior to commencement).
  • Brief guests in evening on house rules and other relevant information.
  • Health & Safety (First Aid Cert) and regular safety checks and registers.

Applicants must be eligible to work in NZ.

Apply to [email protected] with your CV and motivation letter.

 

1 x Guides

Seasonal Fixed Term (2021/22 Summer Season)

The Humpridge Track is looking to recruit both a lead guide and a ‘tail-end charlie’ to join our ‘can do’ attitude team! Our team provides above and beyond customer service in the wilderness! The Humpridge Track is located in Southern Fiordland and consist of a 3day 3night guided adventure, the walkers explore the untapped Fiordland bush staying at our Okaka and Port Craig lodges with a luxurious, fully catered, experience provided. The Humpridge Track is a Charitable Trust and has become more visible as we continue our journey towards Great Walk status in 2022/23 attracting both domestic and international guided walkers whose expectations are high. If you have a ‘can do’ attitude, a love for New Zealand native bush, a passion for delivering a great customer experience, and meet the skill set below, send us your CV for consideration.

The person:

  1. Experience in guiding in subalpine and/or alpine conditions in New Zealand.
  2. Having guide qualifications and/or a willingness to further your training.
  3. A friendly personality able to give the walkers a great customer experience.
  4. First Aid certified and solid outdoor skills.
  5. A passionate understanding of New Zealand native bush and wildlife and ability to share your knowledge with the walkers.
  6. Physically fit to walk 20kms a day, and support trampers on the journey if required.
  7. Ability to cater to the walkers from start of tramp to finish.

The responsibilities:

  • Guiding between 12-18 walkers on a 3day 3night adventure through southern Fiordland.
  • Cater to trampers needs on the track & assist Lodge Manager with meals and clean up.
  • Give walkers information about the native bush and wildlife enroute.
  • Walk and guide in all weather conditions.
  • Communicate effectively with other guide, lodge managers, and track base.
  • Flexible walking roster – up to 125km/week.

Applicants must be eligible to work in NZ.

Apply to [email protected] with your CV and motivation letter.