There is no better industry for snow lovers!

Working in the Mountains

Whether you’re a seasoned mountain worker or fresh to the industry, there’s a role to suit all snow lovers. The Selwyn Six offer fantastic work opportunities including ski patrollers, groomer and machinery operators, lifties, ticket office and café staff, rental and workshop personnel, right the way through to administration and managerial roles.

If you’re looking for work, check out the details below for more information on positions currently advertised and get in touch with the ski areas directly.  The New Zealand snow season for winter sports usually runs late June to early October and the ski areas will advertise positions around early March - May, so best to get on to it early!

Looking for work in winter 2017?

Positions for the 2017 winter season are being advertised now,  check out the links below and be sure to get in touch with the mountains before the applications close, usually around the end of April/early May. The Ski Selwyn Six mountains also offer opportunities to get involved with voluntary work parties, a great way to meet fellow winter sport enthusiasts and lend a hand in the lead up to winter.

Broken River  |  Craigieburn Valley  |  Mt Cheeseman  |  Mt Olympus  |  Porters  |  Temple Basin

Positions currently advertised for the 2017 Winter Season:

Updated 28 March 2017

Ticket Office/Guest Services
Lift Operator/Ticket Checker
Ski Technician/Rental Fitter
Ski & Snowboard Instructor
Qualified Race Coach
Experienced Snowsports School Manager
Grader Operator/Maintenance Person
Groomer Operator
Ski Patroller/Snow Safety
Live-In Cook and Commercial Lodge Managers
Maintenance Technician and Mechanic
Food and Beverage Staff/Barista
Car Park Attendant
Various Part Time Positions also available

Check out all the details on employment at Porters here:


Grader Operator/Mechanic
Short Order Cook & Stores Co-ordinator
Snow Safety Officer
Lodge & Guest Manager
Ticket Office

Check out all the details on employment at Cheeseman here:

Broken River:

Administration & Lodge Assistant
Chef/Lodge Assistant
Groomer & Grader Operator/Maintenance Person
Maintenance/General Hand
Field Operations/Ski Patrol
Mountain Manager
Administration Manager
Ski Instructor
Snow Safety/Field Operations/Ski Patrol

Check out all the details on employment at Broken River here:

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