Employment with Alpine Guides

Mountain Guides wanted Summer 2017-18

Alpine Guides is inviting applications from IFMGA or climbing guides for full-time seasonal positions for next summer.

Employment is from November 2017 to February/March 2018. Dates can be flexible around personal circumstances and the level of bookings. Guides need to be fully or part qualified through the IFMGA/NZMGA, and a current financial member of a guides association.

Alpine Guides provides a supportive and inclusive working environment, with a focus on mentorship and guide development.

Work will be varied, including technical ascents of up to grade 3+ and the ability to coordinate and run instruction courses and supervise and mentor junior guides. Accommodation is available either at Aoraki Mount Cook or Twizel.

Non-NZ or Australian citizens will need to apply well in advance, as there is a Visa application process that may take several months.

Please send though your details and CV to: mtcook@alpineguides.co.nz

Glacier Guides Required

Alpine Guides is inviting applications from NZMGA qualified Hard Ice Guides for full-time seasonal positions for next summer.

Work is available from September 2017 to April 2018. Dates are flexible around personal circumstances/bookings.

Work will involve heli-hiking, ice climbing, and other glacier-based trips. Applicants with NZMGA Alpine Trekking qualifications will have possibilities for a greater variety of work.

AGL offers a great team environment with opportunities to work alongside full IFMGA guides. Remuneration is competitive and based on experience.

Two senior/supervisory positions are also available, with one being an operational/guiding role.  Training will be provided for suitably experienced candidates. Mandarin language skills are advantageous.

Accommodation is available at Aoraki Mount Cook and Twizel.

Please send through your details and CV to: mtcook@alpineguides.co.nz


At this time we do not have vacancies for "internships" or work experience.