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We are an award winning country hotel located amidst the mountains of the Southern Alps at the bottom of Cardrona Alpine resort.

Join our team at the Cardrona Hotel and enjoy the amazing outdoor opportunities in every season; skiing in the winter, hiking, biking and fishing in the summer to name a few. Head over to Queenstown on your days off but live in the serenity of the Cardrona Valley or with the small town vibe of Wanaka during your work week. We are between Queenstown and Wanaka - the perfect location to explore the area! We have staff accommodation available here in Cardrona, please do let us know if this is of interest to you on application.

See below for our current vacancies. For a full job description please get in touch with us via email.

We are now hiring for the winter season! 


All of the following front of house jobs are available from late June and require a minimum commitment until the end of October when the busy ski season finishes. Applicants wanting to stay for a shorter period won't be considered. You must be able to stop by for a trial shift. All candidates must have the right to work in NZ. Accommodation is available. 

If any of these jobs sound like you and you have the relevant work experience, please get in touch with Lysann and send your CV and cover letter to 

Duty Manager

We seek a Duty Manager with a current LCQ/Manager’s certificate to work at our busy bar. Our ideal candidate is highly customer service oriented and has a passion for hospitality, knows how to pour beers and take orders on the till. Experience in a similar fast-paced environment is an absolute a must. The role is rostered full time and mainly involves evening shifts incl. weekends.

Career application form

To apply for any of the careers above, please fill out our application form, complete with your current CV and covering letter. If your application looks like a good fit, we’ll be in touch to discuss further.