Careers at ZEALANDIA

Come and work for ZEALANDIA – we are an award-winning facility dedicated to telling New Zealand’s unique conservation story.

We have a small team of staff working in the areas of conservation, operations, education, customer service, office administration, marketing, and volunteer management.

If you are looking for an opportunity to make a real difference to New Zealand’s natural environment and work at one of the country’s most exciting eco-tourism attractions, joining the ZEALANDIA team as a staff member or volunteer could be the right move for you.

Current Vacancies


Shuttle Driver Tour Guide
Fixed-term and part-time (Up to 30 hours per week)

For almost 25,000 visitors to ZEALANDIA, the Shuttle Driver Tour Guide will be the first and last experience for visitors to ZEALANDIA. On the journey to ZEALANDIA and back again, the Shuttle Tour Guide must be proactive in engaging with passengers to provide a clear and entertaining introduction to ZEALANDIA’s history, conservation and restoration vision and ways that visitors can experience ZEALANDIA through the different tour products available.

ZEALANDIA is currently seeking 2 or 3 keen individuals to join our team of Shuttle Driver Tour Guides for the summer season to transport ZEALANDIA visitors efficiently and professionally between the Wellington i-Site, top of the Cable Car and the ZEALANDIA Visitor Centre.  Ideal candidates are passionate about conservation, delivering excellent customer service and enjoy talking with people.

This is a fixed term contract of up to 30 hours per week from mid-October to mid-April.  Further work may be available on a casual basis outside of these months.

A candidate will not require a “P” endorsed full drivers license in order to apply for this role.  However, a successful candidate will require a “P” endorsed full drivers license in order to be appointed to the role.  An offer may be made subject to a “P” endorsed full drivers license being obtained. 

Job Description

Please send your CV, cover letter and application form to Applications close 22 August 2018.


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