NZSki - Slopes - Groomer Operators - Queenstown

Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand


Coronet Peak & The Remarkables - Groomer Operator

Are you passionate about the snowsports industry? Can you see yourself behind the controls of a state-of-the-art snow groomer? We are currently seeking responsible, reliable operators to groom our slopes to a world-class standard for our guests this season. 

We are seeking applicants with a proven commitment to the overall guest experience and the ability to work hard and remain positive under pressure in a team environment. We have opportunities for both experienced and rookie groomers.

About the role

  • Carrying out grooming requirements as per the request of the Team Leader
  • Operating groomers, which can include general free grooming, winch grooming and terrain park maintenance
  • Pre-operator checks and fault diagnosis 
  • Maintain slopes, chairlift loads, unloads and base areas to an exceptional standard

About You

  • Working knowledge of heavy machinery and a strong mechanical aptitude
  • A strong motivation to work in a small team remaining flexible to the variabilities of the environment
  • Responsible, reliable and professional
  • Good safety record and able to supply references to this effect.
  • Applicants must be comfortable working in an alpine environment in a variety of weather conditions
  • Previous exposure to night shift work would be considered an advantage.
  • An understanding that employment is subject to the vagaries of the weather and the hours of work cannot be guaranteed
  • Experienced and rookie roles available

Skills and Qualifications

  • Applicants must be able to show they have previous experience of operating heavy machinery (a minimum of 400 hours)
  • A NZ class 2 license with a T (self-laying tracks) endorsement.
  • Good knowledge of ski area snow conditions and the ability to ski or snowboard in all weather conditions on all-terrain is an advantage.
  • Winch cat operator experience is an asset




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