Gondola Cabin Ascends Mt Ngongotaha To The Skyline Rotorua Complex


Award-winning Skyline Rotorua is one of New Zealand’s premier tourist attractions

Situated above beautiful Lake Rotorua and overlooking the town, this is a great location to call your workplace. Skyline Rotorua employs between 220-300 staff, depending on the season, and offers a variety of career paths from Food & Beverage, Chefs, Activities and Maintenance, through to Administration & Retail.

Our goal at Skyline Rotorua is to ensure all of our guests leave having had a fantastic time. We consider it everyone’s job to make our guests feel welcome and that every facility or attraction visited is enjoyed and the guests expectations exceeded.

We look for staff who have high standards of personal presentation, are energetic, reliable, enthusiastic, cope well under pressure and most of all have a passion for fantastic service and the Tourism Industry.

Our Core Values

Skyline’s vision is to be internationally recognised and respected for designing and delivering "compelling entertainment" experiences that are environmentally sustainable and attract fierce brand loyalty.

For us, this means delivering on our service promise to provide the 'WOW' factor for all customers, staff, community and shareholders alike. In order to fulfil this vision, we operate under a clear set of core values that underpin everything we do.

Skyline Core Values. Safety, Care, Ownership and the Skyline Family.

We believe that these values are the key to delivering world-class leisure and entertainment experiences, making Skyline Rotorua a great place to work and visit.

Benefits Of Working At Skyline Rotorua

Here at Skyline Rotorua, we pride ourselves on being one of the city’s employers of choice. We offer plenty of benefits to our staff, including:

  • A great working environment

    • Friendly staff who are always willing to lend a hand.
    • Stunning view of Rotorua.
    • Various vouchers redeemable through our internal staff rewards programme.
    • An inclusive and diverse workforce.
  • Staff discounts/benefits

    • Discounts at all Skyline Enterprises companies, including Totally Tourism and Skyline Queenstown.
    • A social club which is run by staff, offering something for everybody.
    • A number of fun staff functions held throughout the year.
  • Professional growth

    • We support our staff and provide necessary on-the-job training.
    • Actively encourage personal development.
    • Upskill staff by offering the chance to gain NZQA qualifications through internal training.
  • Opportunity to work for an award-winning company

Proud Winner Of The Following Awards

  • 2019 Winner of 'Rotorua's Best Activity' from the Hits
  • 2019 Winner of 'Rotorua's Best Restaurant' (Stratosfare Restaurant & Bar) from the Hits
  • 2018 Finalist for Excellence in Training and Staff Development from Hospitality New Zealand 
  • 2018 Winner of the Outstanding Front of House Team of the Year from the Rotorua Hospitality Awards
  • 2017 Winner of the Beef and Lamb Excellence Award
  • 2017 Winner of the Excellence in Event Hospitality for Crankworx Rotorua from the Rotorua Hospitality Awards
  • 2017 Finalist for the Visitor Experience Award from the New Zealand Tourism Awards
  • 2017 Finalist for the Best Restaurant from the Hospitality New Zealand Awards for Excellence
  • 2016 Winner of the Bay of Plenty Exporter of the Year Award
  • 2016 Winner of the Beef and Lamb Excellence Award
  • 2016 Winner of the Peoples Choice Award from the Rotorua Hospitality Awards
  • 2015 Winner of the Air New Zealand Supreme Tourism Industry Award from the Tourism Industry Association
  • 2015 Winner of the Business Excellence Award from the Tourism Industry Association
  • 2015 Winner of the Outstanding Restaurant from the Rotorua Hospitality Awards
  • 2015 Winner of the Social Responsibility Award from the Westpac Rotorua Business Awards
  • 2015 Winner of the Attractions Business Award from the Westpac Rotorua Business Awards
  • 2015 Winner of the Westpac Business of the Year Award from the Westpac Rotorua Business Awards

Tips For Job Seekers

Our most common vacancies are seasonal fixed term Food & Beverage Attendants and Luge Operator positions, and we fill these roles in the weeks leading up to school holidays. Our peak season is between labour weekend and Easter with the largest concentration between Christmas and new years.  We start hiring for this a few months prior.

We regularly advertise our vacancies on TradeMe and QJumpers. We encourage all applicants to apply online to ensure that their application is received, tracked and processed. If you are not shortlisted, you can choose to have your CV kept in our Talent Pool so that if any jobs should arise in the future, we already have your details. 

Please read more on Skyline Job Seeker Tips to help you with your application.

All of our jobs require applicants to have the right to legally work in New Zealand.

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