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Massage Therapist

Are you passionate about all areas of massage therapy? Are you dedicated to providing clients with the best treatments and services possible? Do you possess formal qualifications/training and have at least 2 years’ experience?

If so, we want to hear from you!

We are seeking expressions of interest from professional, driven Massage Therapists to join our Day Spa team. Catering to both local and international guests from all over the world, our Massage Therapists provide guests with a full range of body treatments including hot stone, deep tissue and relaxation massage. We also offer beauty treatments including facials, manicures and pedicures, and training can be provided to the right applicant/s.

We want to hear from people who take pride in their work, are comfortable interacting with customers, and can confidently provide information to clients and promote our service offerings and products. Our Day Spa operates 7 days a week and is open most days of the year so work is on a weekly roster including weekends.

This is a full-time role based in Lake Tekapo, a fast-growing tourism destination located in one of the most picturesque settings NZ has to offer.

Remuneration is dependent on experience and qualifications, and includes a highly-competitive rate for all “hand’s on” treatment hours. We also have some great staff incentives and benefits in place, including monthly commissions for retail sales, free use of Tekapo Springs’ facilities, monthly staff awards, regular pay reviews, a complimentary season pass for a prominent local ski field, and a number of staff discounts.

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We are on the look out for Lifeguards with first aid qualifications to join our upbeat and dedicated Activities team.

Permanent and fixed term contracts available for busy summer & winter seasons

Our lifeguards play an invaluable role in ensuring our bathers and guests enjoy a pleasurable and safe visit to our multi-purpose facilities. They are responsible for supervising our five outdoor hot pools and aqua play area year-round, and can include working in our tube park and ice rink in the winter season, for those looking for variety and opportunities to broaden their skillsets.

We are committed to taking all steps to ensure staff and guest wellbeing and the role requires a workplace first aid qualification at minimum. Preference will be given to those with a valid New Zealand lifeguarding qualification, experience with water testing, health and safety, and commitment to providing exceptional customer experiences. Training will be provided to the right candidates who are willing, demonstrate initiative, who work well in a team and under pressure.

We operate 7 days a week and are open most days of the year so our Lifeguards work on a weekly roster including weekends.

Lake Tekapo is a small, growing Alpine village that offers a wide array of outdoor adventure, recreation and activities. As part of the package for permanent employees, a winter ski pass to Roundhill ski field is provided, and many staff discounts can be enjoyed at Tekapo Springs.

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Star Gazing / Astronomy Guides

Tekapo Star Gazing is an exciting new venture operating from Tekapo Springs, combining the two top attractions Tekapo has to offer - hot pools and the amazing southern night sky.

We are seeking expressions of interest for Tour Guides who can captivate and entertain guests using state-of-the-art technology to deliver an unforgettable, out of this world experience. You will take guests on a journey of discovery into the magnificent southern night and help them relax afterwards in our hot pools.

Does this sounds like you?

Do you have:

  • A passion for entertaining people and interest in learning about astronomy?
  • The natural ability to engage and develop rapport, helping guests discover new and exciting things?
  • Exceptional people skills and commitment to ensuring a unique and unforgettable guest experience?
  • A pride for personal presentation and the confidence to promote other service offerings?
  • A high level of fluency in English and/or Mandarin and/or Japanese
  • A current drivers’ licences? (preferable)

Then we want to hear from you!

We are looking for people to join our dynamic and growing young team who are attracted by the lifestyle Tekapo has to offer, and are excited about the opportunity to be a part of one of the fastest growing tourism destinations and newest success stories in New Zealand.

Our unique star gazing tours are capped at 30 guests per tour, and we like to ensure our guests feel like they are the only people in the universe experiencing the amazing night sky. Our guides use a mixture of state-of-the-art telescopes, lasers and high definition audio visuals to enhance the guest experience followed by a relaxing soak in our hot pools.

What can we offer the successful applicant/s?

  • A competitive rate of pay and incentives
  • How does unlimited use to the hot pools, ice skating rink and tubing park sound?
  • What about a season pass to our local ski field, Roundhill?
  • Discounts available from our Day Spa and café retail items
  • Opportunities for professional development
  • Assistance with Tekapo-based accommodation

If you are ready to apply, email your cover letter and CV to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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