Find a Job in Wānaka

Apply for jobs online or check out the ski fields for employment 

Whether you're looking to move to Wānaka permanently, or just passing through, there are seasonal jobs, temporary employment, and full-time work.

The Wānaka Sun (Wānaka's local paper produced weekly) and The Messenger  (a bulletin produced weekly) are both good sources for jobs, accommodation and other information. Radio Wānaka and The Wānaka App also advertise jobs in Wānaka.

EASI NZ is an HR and Recruitment provider based in the Upper Clutha who provide a range of services including both seasonal and permanent opportunities.

The Wānaka region also offers seasonal work opportunities in orchards, vineyards and on ski fields. Check out the Seasonal Jobs in New Zealand website. CardronaTreble Cone, and Snow Farm.

Accommodation and Work Permits

Wānaka has a wide range of accommodation from backpackers and motels to rental houses and rooms to rent. 

Do I need to have a work visa?

At certain times of the year, mainly the summer months, we have shortages in hospitality and building trades in the Wānaka area. You may be a candidate for sponsorship or a Variation of Conditions to your current NZ Work Permit. In the winter months we are generally unable to sponsor people as there is an influx of people to Wānaka. For more information on obtaining a work visa, a skilled migrant visa for possible residency and to order and immigration pack, check out Immigration New Zealand  

Want to live in Wānaka?

Whether you are from New Zealand or overseas Community Networks can provide information on a whole range of Social Services including Immigration, Taxation, Family Assistance, Health and Disability, Work & Income, Employment Relations, Workbridge, OSH, ACC, Career Advice, Adult Education, Translation Services, Support Groups and professional counsellors. They also provide information on a range of community groups and organisations including education, health, religion and sport.

Want a temporary worker?

Do you need a hand temporarily for a short term contract or something a little longer? Need help finding the right person? The Team at Tempz Personnel will be able to help you get the help you need..