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job vacancies at rainbow 2022

Are you an exciting, customer-oriented, adaptable, team focused player who is driven by working and playing in the mountains? Do you live for the winters? Here at Rainbow we are looking for team members that will become the crew at Rainbow for the 2022 season. If this sounds like your mix of challenging and fulfilling work, AND you are customer-focused, positive and passionate about skiing and snowboarding, then come join us at the top of the Southern Alps here in New Zealand.  

We are recruiting for all positions as detailed below, however, some roles will be filled by our excellent base of returning staff.  Please read through all of the information detailed on our website, here you will find specific information to Rainbow Ski Area, the club that is the foundation to the ski area, and information on the Nelson Marlborough region.  Rainbow Ski Area employs 20-30  staff during the winter season, which generally runs from the start of July to mid October .  

We have roles that require a range of experience and qualifications and there is always a place for the legend applicant who is positive, energetic, customer-oriented and willing to learn if you know the ski industry is your deal.  

All applicants must be eligible to work in New Zealand (either hold a current Working Holiday Visa, or alternatively obtain a sponsored work permit-ski and snowboard instructors only), and be able to communicate to an acceptable spoken and written level of English. 



Applications now open for the 2022 season. Come and join our epic team, for what is going to be a great season at ‘The Bow’.

The season runs from the start of July – mid October.

Available roles:
Cafe Staff
Snowsports – Instructors

Staff benefits, and assistance with finding accommodation are provided. Experience required for Groomer Driver position. Training/certification will be provided for other roles.

Please email with your application and CV. 

We look forward to hearing from you!