In this week's Off Piste, The Remarkables rentals
assistant Stefanie Gloeckner (29), originally from Zerbst,
Germany, gives us the highs and lows of her job with NZSki.
The Remarkables rentals assistant Stefanie Gloeckner,
originally from Germany. Photo by Ben Kien.
What's involved in your job?
Main task is giving out boots and setting up ski and
snowboard equipment for our customers.
What skills or experience do you need?
If you are interested and engaged, you can learn everything
on the job.
What were you doing before you joined NZSki?
Travelled all around New Zealand in my self-made camper van
after working 10 years in advertising.
Highs of the job?
My HoD Will, TL Gill and everyone on the team are awesome! We
work really well together - it's so much fun!
Lows of the job?
Your most memorable skifield moment?
Last season my lovely team leader Gill and I started the
Remarks Road Run. The best moment was when I crossed the
finish line after running from the bottom to the top of the
Remarks access road.
On Saturday, I will try to beat my time from last year and
raise more money for the Cancer Society.
You can still register for the run by emailing email@example.com.
There are three runs: the full 13km, the last 5.5km or the
Best part of living in Queenstown?
It's the combination of the amazing scenery I enjoy when
running along the tracks and the awesome parties I have with
my buddies in town.
Worst part of living in Queenstown?
Nothing really bothers me.
Best piece of advice for people who come here for the
Come here early before the season starts to find a nice cosy
apartment. Last year, it took me ages, so had to stay in a