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.


Summer Chalet Staff in Chamonix

Summer Chalet Staff in Chamonix


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renumeration icon Competitive

We are looking for dynamic kitchen/chalet staff to join our team in Chamonix for the Summer season. Our Summer program runs from mid-May until the end of September. We are looking for staff with industry experience who love the mountains.
Posted by: Nomadic Ski

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Summer Chalet Staff in Chamonix

Summer Chalet Staff in Chamonix


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renumeration icon Competitive

We are looking for dynamic kitchen/chalet staff to join our team in Chamonix for the Summer season. Our Summer program runs from mid-May until the end of September. We are looking for staff with industry experience who love the mountains.
Posted by: Nomadic Ski
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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 5 boutique ski chalets each with chef, host and driver teams. We are an owner operated business, now in our eighth season with a staff of around 25, including management.
Posted by: White Mountain Chalets
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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 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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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 host extraordinaire for winter 20/21


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renumeration icon Competitive salary and benefits

We offer a unique holiday for the independent traveller and with that what we think is the best chalet job in the Alps this winter. Working with us isn't about servicing guests but creating an experience and therefore your role reflects that.
Posted by: Hofnar

Resort Representative


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renumeration icon €150 - €200 a week including food and lodging, lift pass and ski hire

Ski Peak is a family run company that specialises in Vaujany. We operate 4 self-catered chalets and will have 3 staff Your responsibilities will include: Welcoming guests Being approachable and helpful at all times Cleaning of entire chalet every weekend and once during week for Saskia
Posted by: Ski Peak

Chalet Host / Driver


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renumeration icon Competitive

We are looking to hire two Chalet Host / Drivers as part of our of a team of four. Applicants should have a positive and mature attitude, enjoy working in team environment, be adaptable and have ski season experience. We provide a great service for guests and a happy work environment for staff.
Posted by: Clarian Chalets

Chalet Host


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renumeration icon Upon Application

Working along side the Chalet chef, As a chalet host you are responsible for cleaning and tidying the chalet, serving meals, clearing snow and some basic maintenance, responding to guest requests and making your guests feel welcome and happy.
Posted by: Ice and Fire Ski

Chalet Chef


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renumeration icon Very competitive wage , 2 days off p/w

Immediate start - We are looking for talented Chefs or chef/host couples to join our small team and spend this winter running one of our Boutique Ski chalets in the Courchevel Valley, France. Our chefs work have two full days off per week, cooking breakfast & dinners only !
Posted by: Alpine Escape

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 5 nights a week. You will be responsible for the cleanliness and tidiness of the chalet, as well as providing excellent customer service.
Posted by: Ice and Fire Ski

Chalet Couple


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renumeration icon

We are a small personable chalet company located in Bardonecchia, in the Italian alps. We pride ourselves on our exceptional food, friendly professional service and superb chalet location. We have just finished our 10th winter season and are looking ahead to next winter.
Posted by: Sempre Ski

Chalet Chef Host Couple


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renumeration icon Tbc

The role is to run one of our two neighbouring 10-14 bed chalets in Morzine. The couple will have in-chalet accommodation provided with own room but lounge a bathroom shared with couple running the other chalet next door. Teamwork makes the dreamwork so must be well motivated team members.
Posted by: Skiology

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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


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.