Employment

If you are a passionate skier and enjoy working in the snowsports industry we want to hear from you.  At Gnomes are are constantly seeking quality staff to join our team.  We are looking for people with the following atributes:

  • Enthusiasm
  • Hardworking Attitude
  • Passion to ski
  • High level of customer service skills
  • Retail experience
  • Snowsports industry experience
  • Great team member
  • Show initiative
  • Sole charge capacities

 Current positions available:

  • Ski boot fitters 
  • Workshop Department / Technician 
  • Rental Department - Full for winter 2019
  • Retail Department  - Full for winter 2019

 

Senior ski boot / workshop technician

Gnomes Alpine Sports are looking for a senior boot fitter and workshop technician with all of the relevant experience. This is a full-time role running all year round. You need a passion for skiing and/or snowboarding. Boot fit to the highest standards that Gnomes is renowned for. Have a minimum of 2 years' experience within a workshop and be able to train junior technicians with the necessary skills. Retail shop floor sales and customer relations are also involved. Being an instructor is a bonus, you must be able to help advise customers of their needs. Love to sell and provide top quality customer service always. Must cope well under pressure and like to work in a fun fast passed environment.

Must meet all of the following:

  • New Zealand Certificate in Snowsport
  • Equipment (Level 4) - Stands in workshop and boot fitting
  • Ski or snowboard
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience as a boot fitter and workshop technician
  • Certificate proof of qualifications/experience
  • Sidas and or Masterfit trained in boot fitting
  • Sound knowledge of lower leg biomechanics
  • Knowledge of all ski brands
  • Knowledge of a workshop servicing tools and product Certified binding technician
  • Ski or Snowboard instructor (however not necessary)
  • Must be able to work all weekends
  • Work well in a team
  • Show initiative and responsibility
  • Offer the highest level of customer service

 

 

Ski/snowboard boot / workshop technician

Gnomes Alpine Sports are looking for a boot fitter and/or a workshop technician with all the relevant experience. This is a full-time role for the coming winter season.  You need a passion for skiing and/or snowboarding.  Boot fit to the highest standards that Gnomes is renowned for.  Have a minimum of 2 years’ experience within a boot / servicing workshop and be able to train junior technicians with the necessary skills.  Being an instructor is a bonus to be able to help advise customers of their needs.  Love to sell and provide top quality customer service always. Must cope well under pressure and like to work in a fun fast passed environment.

  • Ski or snowboard
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience as a boot fitter and/or workshop technician
  • Certificate proof of qualifications/experience  
  • New Zealand Certificate in Snowsport Equipment
  • Sidas, Masterfit or equivalent trained in boot fitting
  • Sound knowledge of lower leg biomechanics
  • Knowledge of all ski brands
  • Knowledge of a workshop servicing tools and product
  • Certified binding technician
  • Ski or Snowboard instructor (however not necessary)
  • Must be able to work all weekends
  • Work well in a team
  • Show initiative and responsibility
  • Offer the highest level of customer service
  •  Available to start April

 

 

If you are interested in working for Gnomes in a fast paced fun environment, please send us your CV and a covering letter about yourself and which position you are interested in.  References will be required.

Email: leith@gnomes.co.nz


Ultimate Terrain

We have 7 mountains all within a 90 minute drive boasting the best skiing and boarding in New Zealand with the ultimate terrain so you will never get bored.  Here are a few sites you will find useful to discover what Canterbury skiing is about!

www.chillout.co.nz

www.skiporters.com

www.mthutt.com