Lodge Crew - Meridian Lodge, West Arm

Date: 14 January 2021

Are you looking for a varied role which will see you working with people, whilst escaping the hustle and bustle on the shores of Lake Manapouri?

About the Role

We're looking for a Lodge Attendant to work at the Meridian Lodge, which accommodates up to 30 staff and contractors who are involved with the daily operations of the West Arm Power Station on Lake Manapouri. This a full-time, live in position, which will see you living in the Lodge in our staff accommodation provided. It's the perfect role for someone looking to work remotely and escape the day-to-day bustle, or someone looking for some work-life balance.

You will be required to:

  • Welcome and host guests
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the accommodation, including servicing rooms
  • Prepare, cook and serve breakfast, dinner and drinks daily
  • Coordinate the day-to-day requirements of the lodge and its guests
  • Perform administration duties associated with the Lodge operations

Skills & Experience

  • Excellent people and communication skills are key in this role
  • Experience or eagerness to work in a remote environment
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Experience in a similar role, or working with food preparation and safety
  • Reporting and administration skills
  • Duty Manager's Certificate is preferable, but not essential



  • Great work-life balance - work a 4 days on, 3 days off roster
  • Accommodation provided on your days on
  • Competitive remuneration package, including medical insurance
  • Permanent role with full time hours
  • Experience our products for free with your family and friends
  • Access to discounts across our wider group (Cardrona, Treble Cone and the International Antarctic Centre).

About the Company

Real Journeys and Go Orange are one of NZ's leading family owned tourism operators. Founded in 1976, we now operate a diverse portfolio of products across the Queenstown, Fiordland and Southland. From exhilarating jet boat rides across the Kawarau river to overnight cruises in Milford Sound, we pride ourselves on creating "WOW" moments for all visitors to our backyard.


We're a passionate bunch, with a people first attitude. Whether it's our guests or our teams, we pride ourselves on ensuring that everyone has a remarkable experience. We encourage our teams to "keep it real" and our inclusiveness ensures that every day our teams can bring their real selves to work.

How to apply

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Job Details

Reference # 25625
Posted on 14 Jan 2021
Closes on 31 Jan 2021 23:55
Location(s) Manapouri
Expertise Food & Beverage Attendants, Galley/Kitchen Hands, Housekeeper/Room Attendant
Job level(s) Entry/graduate, Experienced
Work type(s) Permanent - Full Time