Nature Guide – Glacier Valley Eco Tours – Franz Josef Glacier

Website Glacier Valley Eco Tours

Nature Guide job vacancy positions with Glacier Valley Eco Tours, located in Franz Josef Glacier, West Coast NZ.

Glacier Valley Eco Tours is a small family owned & operated local business that specialise in bespoke full day and half day guided nature walking tours in Glacier Country NZ.

We have two full-time (fixed-term) positions for Nature Guides (30 hrs minimum).  Start date: 1 position start 1st September 2024 – end March 2025; 1 position start 1st October 2024 – end April 2025.

We also have a full-time (fixed-term) base crew/guide position (30 hrs minimum) (this could also be 2 x part-time positions). Start date: 1st December 2024 – end April 2025.

We live in a wild and unique area with loads of opportunities for outdoor adventures, so the positions would suit those who love tramping, kayaking or surfing & exploring the outdoors.

Applicants will have excellent English language & people skills, able to work independently, be honest & reliable & have a a great attitude & willingness to learn. A background in conservation &/or natural science is ideal. Tramping/hiking experience preferred as we are guiding in off track areas, as well as a high level of fitness (sometimes walking up to 13 kms per day). Great organisational & time management skills essential. Previous guiding experience is good but not essential. Extensive in-house training will be provided.

To apply or for the full job description please email Tash – info@glaciervalley.co.nz.

Applicants must have a full NZ drivers licence for 2 years or more & be able to obtain a passenger endorsement licence (P Licence) & ideally New Zealand residency. Please include relevant outdoor hobbies & tramping experience in your CV.

Applications close Saturday 31st August 2023.

To apply for this job email your details to info@glaciervalley.co.nz.