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Abel Tasman Canyons is looking for staff for the 2019-2020 canyoning season.

We have the following positions starting in October and November:

  • Manager – posted separately here
  • ICOpro Centre Manager
  • Full time Office Staff
  • Assistant Canyoning Guide
  • Level 1 Canyoning Guide
  • Level 2 Canyoning Guide

At Abel Tasman Canyons we are passionate about canyoning and blowing peoples’ minds with an unforgettable experience. We need people who share that enthusiasm with us and who are willing to go the extra mile to make it happen.

Applications by email to with cover letter, CV, Applicant Details Form and relevant logbooks (rock, water, ropes) by Friday the 13th of September (however, the sooner you get in, the better!). Only complete applications will be considered. Applicant details form – 2019-2020

(We’re always on the lookout for versatile superstars, if you have skills and experience to fit more than one positions please apply for multiple!)


To be considered for the ICOpro Centre Manager position, you must be able to tick most of these boxes:

–provide cover letter, CV, Applicant details form – 2019-2020 and relevant logbooks (rock, water, ropes)–

  • (MUST) ICOpro qualified, at least Instructor Level 1 (Trainer preferred)
  • Management experience
  • Logistics experience
  • Clean NZ drivers license with P-endorsement
  • Marketing experience
  • Photography and editing experience
  • Good computer skills
  • Good communication skills

Applications for this position close on the 16th of August.

For a position in the Office you must be able to tick most of these boxes:

–provide cover letter, Applicant details form – 2019-2020 and CV–

  • Previous experience in managing bookings and marketing
  • Great communication skills
  • Fluent written and spoken English
  • Great computer skills
  • Good sense of humor
  • Honest, trustworthy and reliable

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

–provide cover letter, CV, Applicant details form – 2019-2020 and relevant logbooks (rock, water, ropes)–

  • Plenty of personal and professional canyoning experience
  • Preferably NZOIA Canyon 1 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 BIG bonus)
  • Great communication skills
  • Good sense of humor
  • Fluent written and spoken English
  • Honest, trustworthy and reliable
  • Strong work ethics

You must be entitled to work in New Zealand to apply for a position.