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Outside Sports is growing, come and grow with us!

Do you want to work with a team of sports enthusiasts in a growing company? Outside Sports is for you! We are always looking for motivated and passionate individuals to join our teams.

 

Positions Currently Available 

Boot Fitting Ski Technician - Outside Sport Wanaka

Boot fitting snow technicians based in our Outside Sports store in Wanaka, New Zealand. 
  • Wanaka
  • Full time
  • $25 - $30 per hour
About Our Company
Outside Sports is one of New Zealand's leading outdoor specialist retailers specialising in hiking, biking, skiing and running. All our stores are located in resort towns in the Southern half of the South Island of New Zealand.

About The Role Winter Retail Boot Fitter / Ski Technicians We are looking for two enthusiastic, dynamic, hard working people to join our teams in our Queenstown and Wanaka stores. The right people will have the following qualities and experience:
  • Conformable manufacturing and custom fitting of ski boots
  • A thorough knowledge of Alpine & Nordic skis, boots and bindings
  • Experience in ski & snowboard hire Retail experience in ski, snowboard, clothing, general sports and leisure equipment
Ideally you will have had previous experience in top end snow retail stores, and good knowledge in the latest ski equipment and technology. What the role offers
Ideally you will have a passion for the outdoors as you will be living in the Southern Lakes of New Zealand and will be surrounded by a team who also love the outdoors!
  • Competitive wage.
  • Uncapped Outdoor Product Staff benefits at cost rate including latest product and samples.
  • Team based incentives over and above weekly wages will be paid out if targets are met for the winter.
  • Applicants must be flexible with working hours and be available to work on weekends.
  • This is a seasonal position from mid May - mid October.
How to Apply
If you are a highly motivated target driven individual with the relevant skills and experience, then we would love to hear from you. We need to move quickly, if you think you’ve got what it takes then apply now by email to john@outsidesports.co.nz with your CV.

Key Facts

  • Founded in 1995: more than 25 years of outdoor adventure sports

  • Five specialized outdoor sports shops across South Island, New Zealand

  • Over 200 worldwide quality brands

  • Wide product ranges with over 10 000 references

  • Open 7 days a week all year round

  • Bike & Snow Rentals and Workshops & boot fitting services

 

Why Work at Outside Sports?
At Outside Sports, we love and live for everything outdoors-related and we are located on the doorsteps of the best adventure playgrounds in New Zealand.

With now over 25 years of experience, 5 successful shops across South Island and a constant growing online business, we are always looking ahead for the next challenges - both at work and outside.

Outside Sports is one of New Zealand’s leading outdoor retailers with an extensive set of summer and winter operations and a catalogue of over 10,000 references and 200 brands continuously expanding.

We offer a fun, stimulating and motivating environment with various employment positions and great professional opportunities.

About Us
We love mountain adventures, just like you! Outside Sports is the home of New Zealand's favourite family of adventure lovers. People from all over the world come to us for the pick of the world’s finest brands and guidance from experts who follow their passion in the Southern Lakes mountain playground that we call home. 

Currently in a growth phase we have recently opened our sixth store in Tekapo and we have invested in upgrading our online presence to the latest software including Shopify Plus, Vend, Marsello and Bike Rental Manager.

Our Company Values
Passion: We are driven by the enthusiasm for the mountains and the great outdoors and believe in what we do.

Innovation: We are constantly in the search for the next brand of product with the latest leading-edge technologies and designs to improve the outside experience for our customer.

Creativity: We believe that every role is a vital contribution to our company’s success this is why everyone’s idea, inspiration and vision are involved.

Expertise: We are dedicated to providing you professional, excellent service and enjoy sharing our knowledge as well as experience of our beloved local and beyond playgrounds.

Staff Benefits
- Staff discounts
- Special rates on various activities
- Professional training
- Several shifts options
- Athletes sponsorships
- And much more…

If you have great energy, have a genuine active love of the outdoors and would like to join one of our like-minded friendly team, then come and join the Outside Sports Family!

Just send us an email at info@outsidesports.co.nz with your CV, cover letter and any other relevant info to help us understand why you’re the right person for the job, or pop into one of our five stores – Queenstown Airport, Queenstown City Centre, Wanaka, Te Anau and Tekapo.

We look forward to meeting you and hearing about your passions, adventures and how your values align with our mission.

 

Queenstown Applications to Judy Knight

 

judy@outsidesports.co.nz

Wanaka Applications to Darren Grimmett

 

darren@outsidesports.co.nz

 

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Senior Workshop Ski Technician in Wanaka

Pay: $26 per hour gross
Location: Wanaka, Otago
Type: Full Time, Contract/Temp
Reference: Wanaka Snow Workshop

About our Company:
Outside Sports is one of New Zealand's leading outdoor specialist retailers specialising in hiking, biking, skiing and running. Our stores are located in resort towns in the southern half of the South Island of New Zealand.

About the Role:
We are looking for passionate and experienced person to be the number two in our Wanaka snow workshop for this coming winter. The right person for this role will be experienced, enthusiastic, motivated and able to work independently to help create a great team environment and a successful operation for Winter 24.

We are Wanaka’s Premier Ski, Bike and Outdoors Store and have been in business since 1995.

We are looking for an experienced Ski Technician to employ for the upcoming Winter 2024.

Your Role will involve:
- Repairing, mounting, tuning our customers ski’s and snowboards to a high/professional level as set out by the Workshop Manager.
- Repairing, mounting, tuning our rental fleet ski’s and snowboards to the same high level.
- Assisting customers with their tuning requirements.

What we are looking for:
- Proven experience in a Ski/Snowboard Workshop.
- Happy to work Evenings and Weekends.

You will have the following:
- A legal right to work in NZ.
- A reference letter from your last Ski/Snowboard Workshop Manager with their contact details as part of your C.V. with the date of your employment with them.

What makes our Outside Sports Wanaka Winter Workshop different from other Workshops in Wanaka?
- We tune Race Skis. We have a close relationship with the Ski Race Academy Athletes training at the Cardona Ski Resort in Wanaka.
- You will working with New Zealand ski team members and you will be tuning their kit. You are going to learn new skills that will help your future ski tuning career. Your manager has worked as a Technician on the World Cup circuit and has been to the Olympics as a ski technician.

What the Role offers:
Ideally you will have a passion for the outdoors as you will be living in the Southern Lakes of New Zealand and will be surrounded by a team who also love the outdoors!
- Competitive wage at $26 per hour gross.
- Discounted Industry Season Pass for Wanaka’s mountains.
- Uncapped Outdoor Product Staff benefits at cost rate including latest product and samples.
- Team based incentives over and above weekly wages will be paid out if targets are met for the winter.

Applicants must be flexible with working hours and be available to work on weekends. You will be working 5 days a week and the role is a fixed term seasonal position from now - mid October.

To apply for the for the role send your C.V. with photo, reference letter from your previous Workshop Manager, and cover letter to davide@outsidesports.co.nz