Helicopter Ground Crew/ Driver/ Flight Coordinator

Totally Tourism - Westland - West Coast
Totally Tourism - Westland - West Coast

Glacier Helicopters is one of the South Island’s most experienced Tourism operators, offering a range of aviation services within the West Coast region.

Our staff are focused on providing the best guest experience in a safe and enjoyable manner and share a passion for showcasing this stunning landscape to our clients.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an energetic, enthusiastic individual to join the team at Fox Glacier/Franz Josef.

The role covers a range of tasks including loading helicopters, driving courtesy vans, dealing with general enquiries and making bookings daily while making sure that safety is paramount.

Must haves:

  • You need to be flexible with working hours – Split shifts.
  • Have a hard work ethic and a motivation for delivering a fantastic customer experience.
  • A full clean Driver’s License is a must both automatic and manual vehicles.
  • A First Aid Certificate preferred but not essential.
  • NZ Citizens or valid work visas only.
  • Bilingual is a huge advantage but not essential – Mandarin or Hindi.
  • Previous knowledge using excel & the banking system – Vend. Huge advantage.
  • Previous 6 months aviation and flight coordinating skills experience
  • Previous knowledge in sales and as a Health & Safety rep advantagous 

If you like the idea of living in a close-knit community and are excited by a high energy yet remote environment, then we want to hear from you!

In return we offer full training, competitive rates of pay, great staff benefits including staff accommodation, and a unique working environment.

Please make sure that you have done some research on the West Coast in the South Island of New Zealand before applying.

For more information please contact our Base Manager, Vicky Pengelly at