Mt Ruapehu


About Mt Ruapehu


Let's get supersized, Mt Ruapehu is New Zealands largest winter playground. Hiring 800 staff across 2 ski fields Whakapapa and Turoa, with a 50/50 split between the two. They've got 100 permanent year-round staff and around 40% returners.


At a Glance


Whakapapa Ski Area on the north-western slopes of Mt Ruapehu is New Zealand's largest ski area, with more than 65 trails across 1050 hectares. Their facilities include 3 cafes, a snow school, hire centre and premier learner area, Happy Valley. They have a dedicated freestyle terrain park and offer skiing and riding for all levels of ability from beginner to advanced.

Turoa Ski Area on the south-western slopes of Mt Ruapehu has Australasia's longest vertical descent and New Zealand's highest lift - The "Highnoon Express". Turoa Ski Area is located on the south-western slopes of Mt Ruapehu and offers a massive 722m of vertical descent on New Zealand’s highest chairlift - the High Noon Express. On mountain facilities include 3 cafes and a bar, a hire centre, snow school and crèche. They offer varied terrain from Beginner to Advanced as well as natural half pipes, chutes and plenty of backcountry area.


Key Features


Available Positions:

  • Food & Beverage attendants
  • Baristas -Line Cooks / Kitchen attendants
  • Customer Service Relations
  • Rentals Department

All staff employed by Mt Ruapehu receive a FREE season pass giving them access to both Turoa & Whakapapa ski fields. Staff also get 50% off all food & beverage and 20% off in the retail stores.



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