Share a love of the outdoors with like-minded people in this housekeeping job with a difference.

Join our team of professionals, dedicated to creating the dream holiday for visitors in the spectacular Abel Tasman National Park.

We are a family-owned business, pioneering visitor services in the National Park since 1977. With this long-term vision and established systems we are a popular choice for adventurous people who are keen to work in the hospitality and maritime industries.

Attitude is everything! We provide full training for all aspects of the position.

We take pride in maintaining very high standards of cleanliness so we’re looking for highly motivated people to assist chefs with housekeeping duties at our beachfront lodges: Torrent Bay Lodge and Meadowbank Homestead at Awaroa.

Our lodges are within the boundaries of the National Park so there is no road access. Lodge supplies are delivered by boat. Each lodge has 14 twin/double ensuite guest rooms plus staff quarters.

You will live in the National Park four nights per week on a rolling roster, including weekends and public holidays. Your accommodation and all meals are provided at lodges.


  • Sound knowledge of cleaning methods and procedures.
  • First aid certificate
  • Driver’s license
  • Basic computer knowledge
  • Must be available to work weekends and public holidays
  • Work visa valid to end May 2023

ADDITIONAL SKILLS (preferred but not essential)

  • Experience in a busy hotel work place
  • Food handling knowledge
  • Sound knowledge of cleaning methods, environmentally friendly cleaning chemical types and uses on various surfaces
  • A second language


  • Host visitors with a wide range of nationalities, ages and abilities.
  • Maintain cleanliness of guest rooms and communal areas to a very high standard whilst ensuring minimum disturbance to guests.
  • Adhere to daily/weekly/monthly check sheets and stock-taking requirements.
  • Assist chef with kitchen duties as required.
  • Co-ordinate work with your team mates: Chef, reservations team (based in Motueka), boat crew and guides.

Full training will be given over a 2 week period.

This position is full time for a fixed term, commencing immediately and continuing through to late April 2023.

Please send your CV and covering letter to our favourite housekeeper Kim Hawkes  [email protected]