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SKI JOBS IN AUSTRIA

blue square As a ski destination, Austria is more popular than you may think. Well known resorts like Kitzbühel and St Anton attract a huge number of tourists each winter season, largely due to the lower cost of living and skiing. Still not quite as popular as France, but definitely starting to improve on tourist numbers, Austria have copied the French trick of combining multiple resorts into huge ski areas which offer more choice and more terrain options. Stand alone resorts still pull in their share of the crowds, especially the good ones like Alpbach, but the linked resorts like area known as the Kitzbühel Alps, or the Gastein Valley are the ones that are attracting people who would otherwise have been compulsive visitors of places like 3 Valleys and Portes du Soleil.

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Peak Season Ski Rep - Recruiting for 2018


Peak Season Ski Rep - Recruiting for 2018
Ski Company: PGL
PGL is recruiting PEAK SEASON SKI REPS to accompany our school groups on their ski trips to Austria, Italy, France, Switzerland, Andorra, Czech Republic, Spain, and USA during the main school February half term and Easter holidays in 2018.

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Resorts Chalet Manager


Resorts Chalet Manager
Ski Company: Workaseason
Managing the catering and quality delivery in our chalets. Our Resort Chalets Managers are logistics people, staff managers, motivators and hospitality experts. You will be responsible for training and managing standards of catering and housekeeping within ALL chalets in your resort. You will need




Peak Season Ski Rep - Recruiting for 2018

Peak Season Ski Rep - Recruiting for 2018

PGL is recruiting PEAK SEASON SKI REPS to accompany our school groups on their ski trips to Austria, Italy, France, Switzerland, Andorra, Czech Republic, Spain, and USA during the main school February half term and Easter holidays in 2018.
Peak Season Ski Rep - Recruiting for 2018

Chalet Chef

Chalet Chef

Leading a larger chalet team, providing quality catering Chalet Chef duties will include providing breakfast, afternoon tea and a 4 course evening meal. You will need to be able to manage your stock and budget efficiently, as well as carry out some basic administration.
Chalet Chef

Resort Assistant/Driver

Resort Assistant/Driver

As a Resort Assistant/Driver you will provide support to all departments of the resort team as required, specifically the Chalet operations department. This role will vary slightly from resort to resort, however you will be responsible for the distribution of supplies and deliveries, stock checks,
Resort Assistant/Driver

Chalet Supervisor

Chalet Supervisor

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.
Chalet Supervisor


Premium Chalet Host

Premium Chalet Host

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.
Premium Chalet Host

 Maintenance Person

Maintenance Person

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.
Maintenance Person

Chalet Manager

Chalet Manager

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?
Chalet Manager

Chalet Host

Chalet Host

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.
Chalet Host


Housekeeper Supervisor

Housekeeper Supervisor

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.
Housekeeper Supervisor

Sous Chef

Sous Chef

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.
Sous Chef

Resort Host

Resort Host

Can you party and problem solve in equal measures? Are you a true people person with a natural gift of the gab? Set the scene of your guest’s holiday, being their ‘go to’ friendly face in resort and blow their holiday expectations out of the water!
Resort Host

Room Assistant

Room Assistant

As a Room Assistant you’ll make sure that our customers walk into their bedrooms and say ‘Wow – this looks great’. It is the most important parts of their experience with us. You’ll make sure that their rooms are cleaned to a standard that is stunning.
Room Assistant


Senior Resort Representative

Senior Resort Representative

Reporting to the Area Manager you will ensure the overall smooth running of the resort and be available to answer any questions our guests may have.
Senior Resort Representative

Chefs for Chalet Hotel in top ski resorts

Chefs for Chalet Hotel in top ski resorts

A perfect opportunity for an experienced or recently qualified chef to run their own kitchen in our fantastic chalet hotels, in top class ski resorts catering for between 22-26 guests evening meal only as we do not provide lunch for our guests,leaving plenty of time for skiing or boarding.
Chefs for Chalet Hotel in top ski resorts

Resort Manager Chalets

Resort Manager Chalets

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.
Resort Manager Chalets

Chalet Chef

Chalet Chef

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.
Chalet Chef


Head Chef

Head Chef

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.
Head Chef

Waiter

Waiter

Reporting to the Hotel Manager/Restaurant Supervisor you will provide an efficient waiting service for up to 26 guests/ or 6 to 7 tables in one of Ski Hotels.
Waiter

Chalet Host

Chalet Host

Picture this... fire crackling, starters sizzling, glasses clinking. Not your average office. Be the heart and soul of a chalet, welcoming guests from the moment they step into resort until their holiday comes to an end.
Chalet Host

Resort Manager

Resort Manager

Scott Dunn are recruiting for experience Resort Managers to work this winter season. If you are looking for the next step in your seasonal career then get in touch. Do something different today!
Resort Manager


Chalet Chef

Chalet Chef

Do you aspire to be a canapé connoisseur with a cooking style that goes the extra mile? If you have an appetite for producing both excellent food and service this could be the mountain job for you! Work as part of a close knit team and take your passion for cooking to the next level!
Chalet Chef

Head Chef - Winter 17

Head Chef - Winter 17

We are actively seeking Head Chefs to come work in our superb chalet hotels located in top European ski resorts.
Head Chef - Winter 17

Nanny

Nanny

Are you a qualified child carer looking for a new challenge? Come and work in our beautiful dedicated childcare rooms, in the most beautiful alpine surroundings, providing stimulating, fun and safe activities for our children. Everything provided to make the change to seasonal life hassle free
Nanny

Bar Manager

Bar Manager

Master mixologist? Know your Sancerre from your Sauvignon Blanc? Do you have the spirit to shake and stir your way to success? Based in one of our top resorts this sought after role requires a blend of skills
Bar Manager


Resort Manager

Resort Manager

Are you a logical leader, ultimately unflappable and daringly dynamic? It’s time to step up… take on the ultimate resort role which is as rewarding as it is challenging.
Resort Manager

Maintenance Driver

Maintenance Driver

All the gears and all the ideas! If you are a dab hand with a screwdriver steer the way into your mountain career, dividing your time between taking care of in-resort guest transportation and maintain our pride and joy- chalets.
Maintenance Driver

Chef

Chef

Fanatical about food, and a presentation perfectionist? Here is the chance to put your culinary prowess to practice, whilst living and working in a place that dreams are made of! Be an integral part of a kitchen team in the Skiworld Lodge, tantalising the taste buds of our guests!
Chef

Resort Representative

Resort Representative

A Resort Representative is the first point of contact for our customers when they arrive on their holiday, so first impressions are key! You will be at the airport to ensure that the transition to resort is smooth, providing them with a wealth of information and knowledge on the way.
Resort Representative


Head Chalet Host

Head Chalet Host

If you have a penchant to provide perfect service this could be the alpine job you’ve been waiting for. Manage a large chalet with a close knit team with your role concentrating on the entire running of the chalet, enriching the guests experience making their Skiworld holiday truly special!
Head Chalet Host

Ski and Snowboard Instructors

Ski and Snowboard Instructors

Looking to get paid to teach people how to ski and snowboard this coming winter? At OutdoorJAC we help recruit for multi-resort tour operators and small specialist independent ski holiday companies. Share your CV with us to improve your chances of a job offer!
Ski and Snowboard Instructors

Ski Chalet Chef

Ski Chalet Chef

Each year we recruit chefs to work in luxury chalets throughout Europe. And our search for qualified and experienced chefs and chalet cooks to work during the 2016/2017 season is now underway.
Ski Chalet Chef

Chalet Couples

Chalet Couples

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.
Chalet Couples


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Experienced Chalet Hosts

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.
Experienced Chalet Hosts

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Working a ski season in Austria

Do you need a visa: If you are an EU citizen you do not need a visa to work in
an Austrian ski resort.

Do you have to learn another language:
Austria's official main language, the one that is taught in schools, is German.
Most people speak this as their first language, but like many other European
countries, English is widely spoken. One thing you will notice if you do decide to work in Austria, is the tourist profile. There are definitely less English people and more Germans and Dutch. Even if you cannot speak German, learning enough to be able to order meals or do your shopping would be a good idea.

So what is it like to live and work in an Austrian ski resort?
In a word, lovely. Austria has a lot going for it, not least the food and friendly welcoming atmosphere. And the fact that you won't feel like you are spending half your wages on food and drink is a big plus. Like all alpine ski resorts, the winter population is a largely cosmopolitan affair, but many of the more popular resorts still manage to hold on to their unique Tyrolean and Alpine charm and 'Austrian-ness', perhaps because they are slightly smaller and less sprawling than the popular French resorts - the resort of Alpbach that we mentioned above is a great example - the kind of place that you could see yourself living all year round, let alone during the winter. Perhaps this is a bit of a generalization and won't be true of all resorts, but many Austrian ski villages seem less commercial than in other parts of the Alps. Of course they exist to make money, but somehow it is not quite so obvious.

What types of work are available?
If you want to work at a resort with a snowboard bias, the main contender has to be the SPC snowboard centre at Mayrhofen, though plenty of other resorts cater to snowboarders and better facilities being added each year. If you want to teach skiing, you are spoilt for choice, though speaking German, while not strictly essential, is recommended. We feature some great teaching courses on this page, with the Austrian Anwärter qualification being highly regarded around the world. Most companies who offer to get you the Anwarter qualification will also improve your language skills - part of the test is German language proficiency, though nothing too difficult. Definitely have a look at the Ski Instructor Academy advert below as they offer a great instructor course with a guaranteed job once you qualify.

Less specialist jobs such as in hotels and chalets are not as easy to find as they once were, with plenty of Austrian nationals more than happy to roll up their sleeves and get stuck into the more menial tasks. There are still opportunities to find work though, especially with UK based tour operators who tend to recruit British staff where possible. If you can speak German, you may be able to contact Austrian companies directly to seek employment, especially towards the end of the summer or right at the start of the season when they may be more receptive, especially as time is running out for them with those more difficult to fill chef and catering roles.

However you decide to get established there, Austria is a great place to start your ski instructor career, or to simply enjoy a winter season with a great atmosphere.

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