Working for Racers Edge is as much about your values and outlook on life as a job. We are a lifestyle company operating in an exciting and dynamic area of leisure and we are always looking for seasonal staff.

The emphasis is on team work and a social calendar is guaranteed. The vibrant mix of staff is enhanced by a considerable number of seasonal staff from the northern hemisphere who come to this side of the world chasing the southern snow.

While the work can be long and sometimes hard, the atmosphere is unique and the camaraderie first class. Racers Edge is renowned for its quality of customer service which guarantees our customers come back year after year. Our staff have a vital role in maintaining this relationship with our customers.

Racers Edge has a great reputation and we consider our shop to be a warm and friendly place in which to work. We would love to hear from experienced people that this appeals to.


Racers Edge are currently looking for a new Bike Workshop Head of Department:

  • Role: Bike Workshop Head of Department
  • Start Date: 1 September 2020
  • Location: Wanaka, New Zealand
  • Type: Full time
  • Application Cut Off Date:26/07/2020


Our winter season runs from June – October.  We start recruiting staff for the following positions in February each year:

  • Clothing retail
  • Boot fitting
  • On snow demo programme
  • Ski/snowboard rental
  • Rental administration
  • Workshop technicians

These are all full-time positions (approx. 30-40 hrs/week) and would commence in early June.  We structure our roster so most staff can get up to 4 days/week on snow (2 days off & 2 split shifts/week).  The skiing and snowboarding is the best in NZ and Wanaka is an amazing ski town.


Our summer season runs from November – April.  We start recruiting staff for the following positions in early August each year:

  • Bike retail
  • Bike mechanics
  • Outdoor/Camp/Tramp/Water retail

These are all full-time positions (approx. 30-40 hrs/week) and would commence in November.

Wanaka is a fantastic summer playground for hiking, camping, watersports, awesome trail riding, world class XC riding and the Cardrona Bike Park is right at our doorstep.


In addition to relevant experience, applicants need to be:

  • Enthusiastic, well presented and well mannered
  • Legally allowed to live and work in NZ for the period of employment

If you feel you have any or all of these attributes, email us initially including a current CV and recent photo and we can go from there.