We are looking for a Water Taxi Skipper for three to four days per week to operate our Vigour Water Taxi providing passenger transport, cargo and kayak transfers, servicing our two beachfront lodges in Abel Tasman National Park: Torrent Bay Lodge and Meadowbank Homestead at Awaroa.

To join our team, you must be customer focused and comfortable communicating across a range of backgrounds, ages, interests and abilities. You will be available to work weekends and public holidays.

Hosting our guests is an important aspect of the role, requiring exceptional customer focus and knowledge of the flora, fauna and history of the National Park with an ability to deliver this information to clients (training provided). Computer and/or Mechanical skills will be an advantage.

Minimum requirements:
  • Skipper Restricted Limits commercial sea farer’s qualification or higher
  • Valid first aid certificate
  • Physically fit and capable of heavy lifting
  • Full driver's licence
  • Able to work weekends and public holidays.
  • Able to work fluctuating hours.

The position is full time, for a fixed term over the summer season, from mid-September 2021 to end of April 2022.
Interviews for the position will be conducted on Monday 2nd and Tuesday 3rd of August 2021.

Applications close Sunday 25th of July 2021.

Wilsons Abel Tasman National Park Ltd is committed to providing a safe and healthy work place for its employees and guests. In the interests of health and safety successful applicants will be required to undertake a pre employment drug and alcohol test.

Please email your CV and cover letter or questions to our Operations Manager, Shay Gill: [email protected]