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Shuttle Driver

9 Duke Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand Req #212
Monday, 11 March 2024

Are you fuelled by a passion for the outdoors? Is there something indescribable that draws you to the mountains? Let’s chat. Joining our crew is more than just working at a ski field - it’s a lifestyle, seasonal work is a rollercoaster but it’s one that creates lasting memories that you’ll talk about for a lifetime.

Our NZSki community has been growing since 1947 and continues to offer the best experience for our crew, locals, and guests alike. Everyone at Coronet Peak, The Remarkables and Mt Hutt cares for the mountains and shares a passion for snowsports and the surrounding regions. Our success is due to our awesome customer service, first-class facilities, majestic scenery, and wild terrain.

This is a guest service role which will require you to greet your passengers at various locations in around our ski fields and transport them in a safe, friendly and informative manner to and from our base buildings and ski slopes.

About the role  

  • The Shuttle Drivers are responsible for transporting our skifield guests from the car parks to the base area and back again at the end of the day.
  • At The Remarkables they will also transport skiers and snowboarders from the Homeward run back to the base area.
  • The Shuttles also provide limited ski field transport for the Express Service as directed.
  • Their duties include; Driving in a manner to maximise fuel efficiency and guest comfort.
  • Safe and courteous driving practices at all times.
  • Loading all skis and snowboards on the ski racks for the guests to a safe and secure standard.
  • Adherence to schedules/timetables and carrying out Dispatchers instructions.
  • Assist with bus loading and ticket/pass collecting of other buses as required.
  • Respond to weather and road conditions.
  • Deliver friendly and engaging service to all guests of NZSki.
  • Efficient snowchain fitting, removal and correct storage.
  • Proper management of customer complaints and queries.
  • Clear, concise & timely two-way radio communications.
  • Full house driver training program will be conducted during induction.

About You 

  • To perform in this role effectively, you will need to exceed our guests expectations with personable hosting and professional driving standards  
  • This job can often be physically demanding and requires a reasonable level of fitness  
  • Willing to assist in other departments and take on additional duties as required  
  • An understanding that employment is subject to the vagaries of the weather and the hours of work cannot be guaranteed  

Skills and Qualifications 

At least a valid NZ driver's class 1 licence for Coronet Peak or class 2 license for The Remarkables. A Passenger endorsement must be obtained prior to commencement of employment. If you do not currently have a NZ licence, please contact us for further information

As Kaitiaki of the mountains we have an enduring commitment to our environment, people, and communities to ensure they benefit from our presence and as proud supporters of Winter Pride we’ve pledged to continue to provide a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion.

Uniform for all roles is provided (just bring your own base layers)

A few other reasons to join our Coronet Peak, The Remarkables and Mt Hutt crew:

  • 3 Peak winter season pass (Full Time crew)
  • Discounted day passes at other ski areas
  • Transport to/from mountains.
  • Fantastic wellbeing support for all staff
  • Nutritional hot crew meals each day (Discounted)
  • Discounts at many local eateries, bars, breweries and retail outlets
  • Discounts on mountain
  • Regularly organised social activities off mountain
  • Cool recognition programmes with prizes
  • Earn and learn – free ski lessons (Full Time crew)
Location on Google Maps
  • 9 Duke Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand