Work and Employment Te Anau

Work and employment opportunities within Te Anau Holiday Park LTD companies and subsidiaries.

Current Work and Employment in Te Anau

Do you want to work somewhere where you feel part of the fabric of the business rather than another number? Do you love working in a busy, fast paced environment? Do you feel rewarded by a job well done and your happy customers? Do you have the skills we are looking for? Right now, we have a number of Full Time Seasonal Employment Opportunities and one of these may have YOU written all over it.

Tell us about yourself, what your skills are, your strengths, your can do attitude, your kayaking and Launch Master qualifications, your computer and people skills, gardening, small machinery experience. Tell us more about what makes you tick, what Great Walks you have done, your love of tennis, squash, hockey or something else? Let us know which job ticks your boxes, and show us the skills on your CV to make your dream job yours.

Current Situations Vacant for 2019/2020 Tourist Season (October to April)

–         Maintenance/Grounds Person

–         Launch Master/ Kayak Guide

  • Extensive Kayaking Qualifications and experience
  • Skippers Restricted Limits Licence and experience
  • Passenger endorsed Drivers Licence (Class 1,2,3,4) and experience

–         Queenstown Based Bus Driver

Passenger endorsed Drivers Licence (Class 1,2,3,4) and experience

–         Holiday Park Reception/Reservations

–         Services Coordinator/Bus company reservations

–         Support Crew (Housekeeping, Vehicle Grooming)

Come and get a job in one of New Zealand’s most beautiful areas – Te Anau is a vibrant, friendly community located on the door step of the Fiordland National Park World Heritage area. Be the envy of travelers and meet so many people from all walks of life – Fiordland is very popular for outdoor pursuits including jogging, running, sailing, camping, tramping, trekking, kayaking, walking, cycling, swimming, fishing and much more.

Te Anau offers a range of opportunities to make new friends, to socialise and build a new home. Te Anau has a variety of stores, cafes and bars including supermarkets, sports stores, clothing, hardware, cafes, restaurants, cinemas, takeaways and more. Local clubs you could join include rotary, lions, netball, rugby, golf, touch and squash – See you soon in Te Anau!!

Lake Te Anau - View from Holiday Park

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Subsidised accommodation may be available – enquire.

Te Anau Holiday Park LTD companies and subsidiaries represented here recommend browsing each companies website before you apply for a job so you can build a relevant CV or Resume for the position you are interested in:

The ability to work extended hours, public holidays and weekends is essential for all positions advertised.

Applicants must have the right to live and work in New Zealand or a current work permit / working holiday visa.

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Updated 28/08/19

Current Situations Vacant

Holiday Park Reception/Reservations

Te Anau Lakeview Kiwi Holiday Park is Lakefront property in Te Anau. We require a Front Office Member to join the team withinour busy office.

We are looking for a team member to join our Front Office. This full time role requires a large amount of learning about our business and Fiordland Activities.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, confident, well presented and reliable person with good customer service skills, communication skills, team working and the ability to multitask. Training and support is provided but Microsoft Word, Outlook and other computer skills are a must.  A basic knowledge of Fiordland’s attractions is desirable

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Meeting and greeting guests
  • Selling our Holiday Park accommodation.
  • Group reservations
  • Providing general information about Fiordland
  • Selling and ticketing for various activity bookings
  • Responding to e-mail, telephone and fax enquires
  • Maintaining a small on-site shop
  • Cash handling / till reconciliation
  • Training of junior staff
  • Other duties as contained in position description and reasonably directed

Please send your CV with two references and use Holiday Park Front Office/Reception in subject line  to

Application forms are available from our office


Maintenance / Grounds Person

 Te Anau Lakeview Kiwi Holiday Park, stunning Lakefront Holiday Park in Te Anau.

The Maintenance Person is responsible for ensuring the day to day maintenance and grounds requirements of our Holiday Park are attended to in a timely manner.

Full time seasonal contract position

Mid Sept 2019 – April 2020

Work days usually Wednesday to Sunday

Physically Fit

Skills to be able to repair small maintenance jobs

Drivers licence

Visa to be able to work in NZ if not NZ resident

Experience in this field would be a helpful advantage.

Please send your CV with two references and use Maintenence / Grounds Person in subject line  to


 Crew: Housekeeping Team Members

 Te Anau Lakeview Kiwi Holiday Park, stunning Lakefront Holiday Park in Te Anau.

Hours of work: 8.30am – 4.00pm – minimum 5 days a week during the Summer Season depending on number of rooms to be cleaned. Experience preferred.

It would be preferable to have a driver’s license but not essential.

Cleaning duties at our busy Accommodation in Lake Te Anau

– Cleaning and tidying rooms and communal areas – includes bed making, kitchens, bathrooms and toilets – vacuuming, wiping, scrubbing etc

We have work available from now until April 2020

Subsidized accommodation is available within our park if required or somewhere to park your sleeper van.

Must have current work permit.

Please send your CV with two references and use Housekeeping Team Member in subject line  to

Launch Master/ Kayak Guide

Doubtful Sound Kayak operate a one day Kayak journey into Doubtful Sound Daily, we are seeking an experienced outdoors person to join our team providing Guided Kayak journeys into Doubtful Sound.

This hands-on position is responsible for the end to end delivery of our Day Tour experiencing Doubtful Sound by kayak. Duties include guiding of day tours, skippering of Safety vessel and some driving of passenger vehicles and coordination with our reservations team.

You will be passionate about Fiordland and committed to ensuring the flawless delivery of our product in a safe and efficient manner.

Full Time Seasonal position based in Te Anau

Essential Skills/ Qualifications

  • Passenger endorsed Drivers Licence (Class 1 or 2) and experience (or ability to gain one)
  • Prior experience Kayaking in challenging locations or Fiordland is preferred
  • Extensive Kayaking Qualifications and experience
  • Skippers Restricted Limits Licence and experience an advantage

Please send your CV with two references with Launch Master / Kayak Guide in subject line  to

Services Coordinator/Bus company reservations


Subsidized accommodation

Great perks including cheap local bus transport 🙂

Excellent for keen outdoors people and adventurers

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35-40 hours a week through until May 2020

Are you seeking an interesting job in Te Anau? Are you enthusiastic and knowledgeable about Fiordland and our walking greats or keen to learn?

Based in Te Anau, the successful applicant will coordinate vheicles, passengers and drivers throughout Fiordland, Southland and Otage from our busy office.
Full training will be provided.

Essential qualities include:
Local knowledge (or a willingness to learn)
Geographic knowledge of Te Anau, Queenstown, Invercargill & Milford Sound
Enthusiasm for Great Walks in Fiordland
Capable, methodical and organised
Great Reception skills including computer, phone and people skills
Excellent phone manner and communication
Experience handling credit card, eftpos and cash essential

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Single accommodation is available in Te Anau if required.

Must have current work permit or right to work in NZ.

Please send your CV with two references with Services Coordinator in subject line  to

Queenstown Based Tracknet Coach Driver

Tracknet operates a modern fleet of coaches connecting Queenstown to Te Anau, Milford Sound and the Great Walks

We require Queenstown based drivers to work a 3 days on 3 days off roster.

Work days are between 12 and 13 hours on duty. Driving Approximately 9 hours

This job is perfect for an applicant who enjoys driving and also sharing our part of the world with our mainly international guests.

The successful applicant must possess the following:
*A current P endorsement and Class 2 licence
*Competent and safe driving ability
*Great people skills
*Impeccable communication skills
*The ability to work independently and unsupervised
*Relate and communicate to people from all over the world
*Basic knowledge of vehicle maintenance
*The position is available from mid October 2019 to May 2020

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Please send your CV with two references with Queenstown Based Tracknet Bus Driver in subject line  to

Vehicle Groomer/Provisions

Tracknet operates a modern fleet of coaches connecting Queenstown to Te Anau, Milford Sound and the Great Walks

We are looking for applicants intererested in the following 2 part time jobs if of interest, Accommodation is available onsite.


Bus Cleaning 5 evenings a week

4.30 pm till approx. 8.30 pm

Drivers Licence an advantage


Cleaning and washing of kayaking Gear and organising Provisions

5 days a week

Flexi time – Could be done in the morning or evening as suits

2 or 3 hours per day



*Drying Gear

*Organising Provisions for next day

Please send your CV with two references with Vehicle Groomer/Provisions in subject line  to


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