Winter Season Chalet Jobs

Getting a job in a chalet is without question the most popular way to get paid to spend a season in a ski resort. This occupation requires less in the way of skills and qualifications than say becoming an instructor, though we find that most of the companies who advertise with us do prefer if you either have some previous experience, or you have genuine transferable skills, such having been employed in hotels or catering firms. Another attraction to ski chalet jobs is the amount of free time it allows you once in resort. Do not for a minute think you will be able to slope off more than you will actually be working, far from it. But you will get some downtime to reward you for the effort you put in to making your guests' time memorable and enjoyable. Thirdly, and perhaps most obviously, the sheer number of ski chalets established to cater for holiday makers, means the demand for staff to run them is always going to be high.



Chalet Host
Chalet Host

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renumeration icon Competitive salary

Working for Come Ski you will be passionate about offering a five star level of service to clients. You will be dedicated to providing a holiday to remember to all guests, by offering an excellent level of service with a nothing is too much trouble attitude. You will enjoy working as part of a small...
Posted by: Come Ski
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Chalet Concierge
Chalet Concierge

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renumeration icon Competitive

The Chalet Concierge role is responsible for every aspect of the success of our Alpine Chalets. As a result, the position is very diverse, encompassing guest relations, monitoring standards, logistical arrangements and transfer planning....
Posted by: Scott Dunn
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Chalet Couple (professional chef & host)
Chalet Couple (professional chef & host)

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renumeration icon Very competitive salary, holiday pay; 2 days off a week; end of season bonus; full ski pack

We’re looking for an enthusiastic and experienced couple to run one of our five chalets in La Plagne. One of you will be a professional, passionate chef with fine dining experience; the other will be a friendly, presentable chalet host. If you have a can-do attitude, we'd love to talk to you....
Posted by: Alpine 365
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Chalet Couple
Chalet Couple

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renumeration icon £150 per week

At Whitebeam Chalets, we love to create a content environment for our staff. With our good-natured approach, we will endeavour to reward you and value you throughout the season if you continue with a friendly, hardworking attitude. We can’t wait to welcome the right people to the Whitebeam family...
Posted by: Whitebeam Chalets
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Housekeeper
Housekeeper

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renumeration icon competitive

This is a fantastic opportunity to work overseas as a Housekeeper across our luxurious chalets based within our handpicked European ski resorts. This position will appeal to a strong independent all-rounder that has a passion for cleaning....
Posted by: Scott Dunn
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Chalet Assistant / Masseuse
Chalet Assistant / Masseuse

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renumeration icon Competitive package includes travel, accommodation, food and drinks and more! Pay includes share of massage income over target.

The Chalet Assistant / Masseuse supports chalet teams as required during breakfast service, housekeeping and evening turndown. In the afternoons/evenings, he / she provides an afternoon / evening massage / physiotherapy / osteopathy service for Purple Ski guests. ...
Posted by: Purple Ski
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Second Chef
Second Chef

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renumeration icon Competitive

This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a leading ski resort as a Second Chef based in one of our luxury ski chalets. At Scott Dunn we are renowned for our high quality cuisine and the development of our chefs is important in order to develop our future chef talent....
Posted by: Scott Dunn
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The Mountain Cookery School
The Mountain Cookery School

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renumeration icon training course

The ski chalet-focused Mountain Cookery School is THE place to learn to become an A* chalet host. 1 and 2 week courses on-location in Tignes include all you need to succeed - transfers from Geneva, private accommodation, all food, equipment and course materials. Prices start from £549 for 7 days......
Posted by: Skiworld
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Chalet Couple
Chalet Couple

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renumeration icon Competitive

Flexiski are looking for friendly, mature, and passionate couples to work in our fantastic chalets across France & Austria. We provide a high end tailor made service for our customers, providing top quality dishes and excellent above and beyond customer service....
Posted by: Flexiski
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Team Leader
Team Leader

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renumeration icon very attractive!

We are looking for two Team Leaders (Guest Services & Housekeeping) who will spearhead the winter operation in resort between them and these two positions can be filled by a couple, friends or two individuals. ...
Posted by: Host Savoie
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Chalet Host (cooking role)
Chalet Host (cooking role)

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renumeration icon very attractive!

Chalet Hosts are responsible for a chalet sleeping 13 (with occasional help) or up to 16 (with full-time assistance). They are responsible for the smooth running of the chalet and the happiness of their guests. Chalet Hosts will cook and serve breakfasts (4 per week) and evening meals (6 per week)...
Posted by: Host Savoie
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Chalet Cook/Host
Chalet Cook/Host

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renumeration icon On application

Love cooking and skiing? This is a very busy, fun role with lots of catering, guest interaction and cleaning. SKI TIME: Most days of the season (except changeover days!). LA TANIA and LE PRAZ, COURCHEVEL, 3 VALLEYS...
Posted by: Ski Magic
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Chalet Host
Chalet Host

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renumeration icon Competitive package included

This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a premier ski resort as a Chalet Host in one of our luxury ski chalets. The position will appeal to a strong, independent all rounder that has a passion for service and enjoys working closely with guests. You will be working with a professional team in o...
Posted by: Scott Dunn
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Chef and Host Couple
Chef and Host Couple

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renumeration icon On application

Working together you will provide breakfast, afternoon tea, cocktails and canapes and a four course evening meal 6 nights a week. You will be responsible for the cleanliness and tidiness of the chalet, as well as providing excellent customer servic...
Posted by: Ice and Fire Ski
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Lovely chef/couple needed for superior ski chalet Megeve
Lovely chef/couple needed for superior ski chalet Megeve

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renumeration icon £330/week/couple (£200/week for chef & £130/week for host) + tips + bonus, travel to and from London, medical insurance, ski and boot hire, full area ski pass, food and accommodation

Are you a dynamic chef with or without another half who loves cooking but would also love to ski? Then we're looking for you! You will be running your own chalet, cooking & looking after 10-14 in our superior chalet. Chefs need to be dynamic & creative, hosts friendly & helpful & both keen to ski!...
Posted by: Stanford Skiing
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Chalet Trainer
Chalet Trainer

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renumeration icon Competitive

Do you know your way around a chalet? Do you want to use your chalet experience to train and inspire new chalet hosts? This role is for a foodie person who enjoys getting the best out of future chalet hosts, whilst helping to develop and design the menu plans for future seasons....
Posted by: Skiworld
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Resort Assistant/Chauffeur
Resort Assistant/Chauffeur

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renumeration icon £175 per week

To provide an effective and comprehensive driving service for all clients, as well as supporting the chalet teams to effectively run their chalet. You will be a regular point of contact for our guests on a daily basis so you must have a passion for providing excellent service....
Posted by: White Mountain Chalets
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Chalet Manager
Chalet Manager

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renumeration icon Highly Competitive Flexible Package

The brief is simple. Help us to deliver amazing holiday experiences to our guests in one of the finest luxury ski chalets in the Alps....
Posted by: The Boutique Chalet Company
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Chalet and Hospitality Manager
Chalet and Hospitality Manager

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renumeration icon Competitive

We are looking for an experienced leisure / tourism / hospitality manager to join our team as we prepare for the 2018/19 ski season. This is an involved and rewarding position managing standards across the full Ski Famille chalet portfolio in Les Menuires, La Plagne and Les Gets. ...
Posted by: Ski Famille
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Chalet Host
Chalet Host

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renumeration icon Competitive

Arguably the Chalet Host role is the most important in the resort. By providing fantastic customer service and excellent food, our hosts have an immense impact to the success of the business and more importantly, the enjoyment of our guests’ holiday....
Posted by: VIP Ski
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Chalet Host
Chalet Host

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renumeration icon £390-520 per month plus tips and benefits

This person makes the guests holiday. From welcoming the guests, performing a welcome speech, helping with lift passes and equipment hire to keeping the chalet in tip top condition, having an in dept knowledge of the resort and serving food. A “can do” enthusiastic attitude is essential....
Posted by: Snow Retreat Chalets
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Chalet Host - Couple
Chalet Host - Couple

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renumeration icon Competitive

We are looking for a couple to work hard when needed, be conscientious but also to enjoy the mountain and the ski resort. We work hard but we also make sure that we have time to play....
Posted by: Ski La Source
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Ski chalet couple/hosts
Ski chalet couple/hosts

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renumeration icon Training Skills Course

We are looking for conscientious couples with relevant experience or skills to operate our ski chalets in Meribel and La Tania. The main tasks include providing meals to a high standard, keeping the chalet clean, changeovers, and generally managing the chalet, assisting the guests where required. ...
Posted by: Ski Hame
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Chalet Host
Chalet Host

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renumeration icon Training Skills Course

As a Chalet Host you will use your skills and passion for hospitality and customer service every day; your role is to provide our guests with a high quality service in a family friendly environment. You will have a well-developed eye for detail and enjoy interacting with your guests. ...
Posted by: Ski Famille
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Chalet Host
Chalet Host

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renumeration icon Upon Application

As an Alpine Elements Chalet Host you will represent the company and be directly responsible for ensuring all of our chalet customer’s holiday expectations are exceeded....
Posted by: Alpine Elements
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Chalet Supervisor
Chalet Supervisor

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renumeration icon Competitive

Do you have a passion for perfection, and the ability to inspire? Assist with leading resort chalet staff to new heights, supporting the Resort and Chalet Manager in training and motivating them from the start to the end of the season....
Posted by: Skiworld
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Chalet Couple
Chalet Couple

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renumeration icon Training Skills Course

Alpine Quests are looking for couples (or 2 good friends!) to join them in running their chalets in Portes du Soleil this winter. If you are looking to work a season with stunning views and the world\'s largest linked ski area on your doorstep then this is the place for you....
Posted by: Alpine Quests
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Driver/Host
Driver/Host

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renumeration icon Training Skills Course

Are you practical, reliable and flexible? Can you adapt quickly to new situations and do you enjoy providing genuinely good customer service? As a Driver/Host you will be responsible for getting people to and from the slopes on time and ensuring that they are well looked when in the chalet. ...
Posted by: Ski Basics
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Chalet Host
Chalet Host

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renumeration icon £175 per week

We are a luxury chalet company, based in the resort of St Martin de Belleville in the 3 Valleys ski area.We operate 9 boutique ski chalets each with chef, host and resort assistant/driver teams.We are an owner operated business, now in our six season with a staff of around 30, including management....
Posted by: White Mountain Chalets
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Assistant Chalet Manager
Assistant Chalet Manager

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renumeration icon Upon Application

Elysian Collection combines the most exclusive of luxury properties with unsurpassed levels of private service and gourmet cuisine. We are recruiting for the 2018 / 2019 season and are looking for talented individuals to join our team. Apply today for more information. ...
Posted by: Elysian Collection
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Chalet Couple
Chalet Couple

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renumeration icon competitive

Working for Come-Ski you will be passionate about food and cooking. You will be dedicated to providing a holiday to remember to all guests, by offering an excellent level of service with a nothing is too much trouble attitude. You will enjoy working as part of a small team and taking responsibility ...
Posted by: Come Ski
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Chalet Host
Chalet Host

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renumeration icon Dependant on experience

NINE & TENNE Chatel is looking for an outstanding professional host to work in one of our luxury chalets to produce delicious menus for our discerning guests. ...
Posted by: Nine and Tenne Chatel
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Chalet Couple
Chalet Couple

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renumeration icon Competitive package

We are looking for a hard working couple to join our team this ski season. You will be based in one of our luxury chalets in Chatel. No specific experience is required but we are looking for reliable, hard working people with a big smile and lots of energy....
Posted by: Nine and Tenne Chatel
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Great chef needed for fun ski season in Megeve!
Great chef needed for fun ski season in Megeve!

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renumeration icon £200/week + tips (this is for you to save/spend everything else is covered), travel to and from London, medical insurance, ski and boot hire, full area ski pass, food and accommodation

Are you a dynamic chef who loves cooking but would also love to ski? Then we're looking for you! We're looking for an exciting, creative chef who will love to run his/her own kitchen in our superior chalet. You need to have flair, imagination & great presentation and also be keen to get out & ski...
Posted by: Stanford Skiing
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Chalet Supervisor
Chalet Supervisor

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renumeration icon Upon Application

Are you an experienced and organised Chalet Host looking for a step up, a step towards management level? Have you completed one or more seasons as a Chalet Host and are now looking for a new challenge?...
Posted by: Alpine Elements
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Chalet Host
Chalet Host

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renumeration icon Competitive

Be the heart and soul of a catered ski chalet, welcoming Skiworld guests from the moment they step into resort until their holiday comes to an end. Preparing breakfast, afternoon tea and dinner, you'll be the true hero of your guests' holidays....
Posted by: Skiworld
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Talented Chalet Chef/Host Couple
Talented Chalet Chef/Host Couple

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renumeration icon Competitive Salary

Snow Trippin are looking for a talented and highly motivated chalet couples to cook and host in our luxury catered chalets this winter. In return for you hard work and dedication we will offer you a superb working experience with excellent benefits and plenty of time on the mountain!...
Posted by: Snow Trippin
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Chalet Host
Chalet Host

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renumeration icon paid

Mountain heaven is a family owned ski company who are just the right size to offer a personal service to all their guests.The company is passionate about its staff and invest a lot of time and attention making sure they have the right team. With fifteen seasons worth of experience we know what ma...
Posted by: Mountain Heaven
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Chalet Team
Chalet Team

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renumeration icon Upon Application

We’re actively seeking Chalet staff to come work in our superb chalet hotels located in top European ski resorts....
Posted by: Mark Warner
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Chalet Hosts and Chalet Host Couples
Chalet Hosts and Chalet Host Couples

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renumeration icon £100/week basic salary, £50/week bonus. Extra bonuses available for returning staff or staff with prior Chalet Host experience.

We are looking for both individual hosts and chalet host couples/friends to run our catered chalets, who can provide an amazing holiday experience and can cook our delicious menu plan using their proven, excellent catering skills....
Posted by: Ski Beat
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Chalet host + driver couple (or good friends)
Chalet host + driver couple (or good friends)

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renumeration icon Competitive salary

Can you drive? Are you friendly and hard working? We need a couple (or good friends) to work as hosts and drivers in our privately owned eco-friendly ski chalet in Paradiski. You’ll join a team of four looking after guests, running the chalet and operating our airport and lift shuttle service....
Posted by: Hidden Alps
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Chalet Assistant
Chalet Assistant

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renumeration icon Competitive package includes travel, accommodation, food and drinks and more!

Reporting to the Chalet Manager, the Chalet Assistant is jointly (with the Chalet Manager, Chef(s) and Chalet Assistant/Driver) responsible for the day to day management of the assigned chalet. The Chalet Assistant's main main role is one of hostess, waitress and housekeeper/chambermaid. ...
Posted by: Purple Ski
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The VIP SKI Cookery Course
The VIP SKI Cookery Course

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renumeration icon Training course

The VIP SKI Cookery Course covers all aspects of life as a Chalet Host, in a real chalet setting. The course is delivered in the Alpine resort of Morzine, and will be based in one of our luxury chalets, providing the perfect learning environment. ...
Posted by: VIP Ski
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Chalet Host
Chalet Host

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renumeration icon Competitive, paid in the UK

We are a young, foodie chalet company based in the incredible 3 Valleys, providing really special chalet holidays in delightful St Martin de Belleville. We put a big emphasis on fantastic food and personalised service served in an unpretentious atmosphere to create a holiday we would like to go on...
Posted by: Ski Talini
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Chalet couple both great cooks/hosts
Chalet couple both great cooks/hosts

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renumeration icon Tbc

The role is to run neighboring 8-bed chalets, candidates must, therefore, be both excellent hosts and cooks. The job is incredibly rewarding because you are responsible for the success of your own chalet and fortunate to have the support of the chalet next door. ...
Posted by: Skiology
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Hotel couple / Entrepreneur
Hotel couple / Entrepreneur

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renumeration icon Very competitive / entrepreneurial

We offer the opportunity to a couple or entrepreneur with the ambition to develop and implement the new concept for Hotel Suisse. The couple/team has full autonomy to run the business, including development and implementation of the new concept but also preparing lunch/dinners, serving, and cleanin...
Posted by: Hotel Suisse
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Resort Support Team
Resort Support Team

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renumeration icon £100/week basic salary, £50/week bonus. Extra bonuses available for returning staff or staff with prior resort experience.

The Resort Support Team role is essential for the smooth running of our resorts and covers a multitude of roles, from Maintenance and Drivers, to Reps and Chalet Assistants....
Posted by: Ski Beat
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Chalet Host in Switzerland
Chalet Host in Switzerland

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renumeration icon Approximately £300 net per week plus accommodation, meals, accident & liability insurance

Join our team of international staff in Switzerland for an incredibly rewarding experience in a beautiful mountain resort. Take on this varied role and enjoy working with an international clientele and benefit from lots of free time for skiing or snowboarding or just experiencing the mountain life....
Posted by: Viamonde Ski
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Chalet Manager
Chalet Manager

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renumeration icon Upon Application

Alpine Elements Ltd is a medium sized tour operator specialising in ski and summer beach & alpine activity holidays operating throughout France, Greece and St. Anton, Austria, with their sister company iGO SKi offering short ski breaks...
Posted by: Alpine Elements
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Chalet Assistant/Driver
Chalet Assistant/Driver

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renumeration icon Competitive package includes travel, accommodation, food and drinks and more!

The Chalet Assistant/Driver's main role is to provide a driving service for the assigned chalet, to support other chalets in delivering an effective and comprehensive driving service, and to support the rest of the chalet team in his/her assigned chalet,....
Posted by: Purple Ski
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Chalet Host
Chalet Host

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renumeration icon Upon Application

As an Alpine Elements Chalet Host you will represent the company and be directly responsible for ensuring all of our chalet customer’s holiday expectations are exceeded. You will be responsible for hygiene, cooking, stock-control and budgeting....
Posted by: Alpine Elements
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Chalet waiter/waitress & cleaner
Chalet waiter/waitress & cleaner

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renumeration icon £150 - £200 a week including food and lodging

Ski Peak are a family run company that specialise in Vaujany. We operate 3 catered chalets Your responsibilities will include: Breakfast and dinner service Cleaning of bedrooms and communal areas every day Being approachable and helpful at all times Help other staff where required...
Posted by: Ski Peak
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Chalet Couple
Chalet Couple

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renumeration icon Competitive salary + ski pass + accommodation + food & living expenses + return travel from the UK + ski/board equipment hire + full insurance

Are you a couple looking to work for a small friendly ski company in the outstanding ski resort of Meribel in the French Alps? We employ couples (Chalet chef & Chalet host) to run each of our six chalets. One of you would be the Chalet Chef, ideally with a cooking qualification or at least work ...
Posted by: Ski Blanc
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Chalet Chef / Hosts
Chalet Chef / Hosts

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renumeration icon TBC

We are looking for responsible couples or individuals who will be in charge of all operational aspects of running our catered chalets and providing a high quality service. You will be responsible for the day to day running of the chalet and cooking all meals six days per week....
Posted by: Rush Adventures
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Chalet Manager
Chalet Manager

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renumeration icon Competitive

Is your love for food and service unrivalled? Do you know your pâté from your parfait? Do you have real enthusiasm and determination to deliver the highest of standards and are able to inspire and lead a team of hosts to do the same?...
Posted by: Skiworld
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Premium Chalet Host
Premium Chalet Host

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renumeration icon Upon Application

As a Premium Chalet Host you will represent the company and be directly responsible for ensuring all of your chalet customer’s holiday expectations are exceeded....
Posted by: Alpine Elements
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Chalet Couples
Chalet Couples

map pin France, Italy, Austria, Switzerland

renumeration icon Dependant upon experience

If you and your partner or close friend would like the chance to work a ski season as what the ski industry terms a chalet couple, we would love to hear from you....
Posted by: OutdoorJAC
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Experienced Chalet Hosts
Experienced Chalet Hosts

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renumeration icon Competitive

We would like to hear from people who have previous experience working as chalet hosts in a winter resort. If you have at least one season under your belt please get in touch....
Posted by: OutdoorJAC
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Who can do a ski chalet job?

Basically anyone can apply to work in a ski chalet. The lowest paid role would be at some of the larger chalets or groups of chalets, where they often employ a dedicated cleaner, but quite often, cleaning will form part of the job description for a chalet host. A chalet host is the most popular job title you will come across and refers to someone who effectively runs the chalet for the season, on behalf of the owner. You usually eat, sleep and work within the chalet, running it like a guest house and providing a warm and friendly atmosphere for your guests. If you see a ski chalet job description saying you must be 21 years old, it is likely due to driving age restrictions and driving to collect guests or to buy provisions for the chalet will be one of your many tasks.

Chalet couples

A popular way to run a chalet is to split the daily tasks between the host and the chef. And a good way to improve the chances of the two people working well together is if they already know each other. For this reason you will often see adverts for ski chalet couples. If you have already worked a season as a chalet couple you will significantly increase your chances of employment, but finding couples willing to spend their winter working in a ski chalets isn’t the easiest prospect, so even without direct experience, if you can demonstrate chef and hospitality experience between you, you are still going to find your CV on the maybe pile.

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