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Are you just as keen as us to take people into unspoiled wilderness and deliver the best experience ever……? Then we want to hear from you! Here at Abel Tasman Canyons we’re looking forward to another ripper of a season! We are now hiring. Join our professional, friendly and fun-loving team.

We are looking for:

  • Canyoning Guides (assistants and trip leaders)
  • Booking and Marketing Staff
  • Operations Manager

All-round superstars can apply for all positions!

Applications by email to [email protected] with cover letter, CV, Applicant Details Form and relevant logbooks (rock, water, ropes) by Friday the 9th of September (however, the sooner you get in, the better!). Only complete applications will be considered.

Requirements (Guides):

Before applying for a  job you must be able to tick most of these boxes:

–provide cover letter, CV, Applicant details form, and relevant logbooks (rock, water, ropes)–

    • Plenty of personal and professional canyoning experience
    • Preferably NZOIA Canyon Leader, Canyon 1 or Canyon 2 qualified (or overseas equivalent) or strong commitment to get qualified
    • Current Outdoor First Aid certificate, or higher
    • Clean NZ drivers license (P-endorsement is a bonus)
    • Ability to connect with people at different ages, cultures and backgrounds
    • Passion for sustainable and regenerative tourism
    • Great communication skills
    • Fluent written and spoken English
    • Honest, trustworthy and reliable
    • Strong work ethicsCanyoning guides nz

Canyoning Guides must be entitled to work in NZ to apply for a position at Abel Tasman Canyons.

Job details (Guides):

  • Several positions available starting in October and November 2022
  • The season ends at the end of April 2023
  • Competitive pay according to experience and qualification
  • In-house pre-season and ongoing training provided
  • External qualification options offered on a case by case basis as an incentive for multiple season commitment
  • Duties include guiding, teaching, driving and other operational work
  • Water taxi rides to get to work!!!

Requirements (Booking and Marketing staff):

Before applying for a job you must be able to tick most of these boxes:

–provide cover letter, CV, and Applicant details form

  • 2+ yrs of office / tourism / customer service / marketing experience
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Marketing NINJA! (content creation / social media / CRM)
  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • Attention to detail
  • Clean NZ drivers license (P-endorsement is a bonus)
  • Fluent written and spoken English
  • Honest, trustworthy and reliable
  • Strong work ethics

Booking and Marketing Staff must be entitled to work in NZ to apply for a position at Abel Tasman Canyons.

Job details (Booking and Marketing staff):

  • Position starts in October
  • Position ends at the end of April (depending on how busy the season is)
  • Competitive pay according to experience and performance
  • In-house pre-season and ongoing training provided
  • External training options offered on a case by case basis as an incentive for multiple season commitment
  • Duties include managing bookings, marketing, emails and lead generation

abel tasman canyons staffRequirements (Operations Manager):

Before applying for a job you must be able to tick most of these boxes:

–provide cover letter, CV, and Applicant details form

  • 2+ yrs of management experience
  • 2+ yrs of canyoning or related outdoor experience
  • Current and in-depth knowledge of Safety Management in Adventure Tourism
  • Ability to coach, supervise and motivate a close knit team
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Clean NZ drivers license (P-endorsement is a bonus)
  • Fluent written and spoken English
  • Honest, trustworthy and reliable
  • Strong work ethics

You must be entitled to work in NZ to apply for a position at Abel Tasman Canyons.

Job details (Operations Manager):

  • Position starts in October
  • Position ends at the end of April
  • Competitive pay according to experience and performance
  • External training options offered on a case by case basis as an incentive for multiple season commitment
  • Duties include planning and organising bookings, safety management, staff supervision, staff training, gear and vehicle management, and other operational duties

Have a look at our current team here.