Employment with Alpine Guides

Glacier Guides Required

Alpine Guides is interested in hearing from NZMGA qualified Hard Ice Guides (Level 2) for the upcoming summer season 2018-19.

Guides will be running heli-hiking on the Tasman Glacier, with the opportunity for longer trips and Ice Climbing. 

Applicants will have current NZMGA HIG qualification, PHEC and experience working with helicopters is preferred. AGL is a small team, so the applicant will be self-motivated and able to work independently.  NZ Residency or a valid work visa is mandatory.

AGL offers competitive remuneration based on experience and promises a friendly work environment in a close team alongside IFMGA Guides. Accommodation is available in Mount Cook or Twizel.

Please contact Philly with a CV and Cover Letter: philly@alpineguides.co.nz

Mountain Guides wanted Summer 2018-19

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

Employment is from November 2018 to February/March 2019. 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 with a CV and cover letter to: mtcook@alpineguides.co.nz


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