Menu
ski jobs 2015 mobile logo

SEASONAL CHALET HOST JOBS

blue square Ski chalet jobs are a popular way to earn money, experience life in a winter resort, and have great access to skiing and snowboarding during the winter season. There is some hard work involved, and often unsociable hours as you have to be awake before the guests and asleep after they have everything they need, but you should still get enough free time to make the most of the surrounding mountains and snow with many companies giving you plenty of time off to enjoy yourself. Follow this link for a full chalet host job description.

trending icon Trending in April 2017

Resort Work New Zealand


Resort Work New Zealand
Ski Company: Smaller Earth
Ski Jobs in New Zealand from £549 Work and play in the adrenaline capital of the world. With our package you'll land a top resort job before you fly, earn great money and have the adventure of a lifetime.

trending icon Trending in April 2017

chalet host


chalet host
Ski Company: Come Ski
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




Chef and Host Couple

Chef and Host Couple

Working with Ice and Fire give you the chance to spend a winter season in the amazing La Plagne resort in the French Alps. You'll have lots of time to ski or snowboard during the season, meet friends for life, learn new skills and to live and work in an amazing environment and stunning location.
Chef and Host Couple

Head Chef - Winter 2016/17

Head Chef - Winter 2016/17

We are actively seeking Head Chefs to come work in our superb chalet hotels located in top European ski resorts.
Head Chef - Winter 2016/17

Chalet Host

Chalet Host

Ski Famille are looking to recruit experienced Chalet Chef's, to work in our chalets in the French Alps. We want individuals who are happy to go the extra mile. Your commitment to high quality service and ensuring a family friendly environment for all guests will also be a prime focus.
Chalet Host

Resort Work New Zealand

Resort Work New Zealand

Ski Jobs in New Zealand from £549 Work and play in the adrenaline capital of the world. With our package you'll land a top resort job before you fly, earn great money and have the adventure of a lifetime.
Resort Work New Zealand


Chalet Chef (professional chef only)

Chalet Chef (professional chef only)

We’re looking for an experienced and enthusiastic chef with a proven professional background in cheffing, to manage the gourmet dining experience in one of our chalets, as well as helping around the chalet.
Chalet Chef (professional chef only)

Skibound Hotel Host

Skibound Hotel Host

SkiBound is a tour operator which has been specialising in school and adult group travel for over 25 years. As well as our locally run hotels, SkiBound operate ClubHotels that are exclusive properties run by English speaking staff.
Skibound Hotel Host

Rental Technician

Rental Technician

Assist customers in the selection and fitting of suitable skis and board equipment Boot fitting Ski and Board Tuning Provide market leading customer service
Rental Technician

Chalet Host

Chalet Host

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.
Chalet Host


Two-year Hotel Management degree

Two-year Hotel Management degree

The Edge Hotel School offers a two-year Hotel Management degree with real experience as part of the course in a 4* hotel. With start dates in February and September you can start when it is best for you, whether you are just returning from some time out or hoping to get your degree before you go.
Two-year Hotel Management degree

Chalet Couple (professional chef & host)

Chalet Couple (professional chef & host)

We’re looking for an enthusiastic couple to run and manage a chalet in La Plagne. If a couple, you will ideally be married, or have been together for at least two years. One of the couple will be a chef, the other will be our chalet host – you would between you be responsible for managing the ch
Chalet Couple (professional chef & host)

Chef / Host

Chef / Host

Our friendly, warm, home-from-home service is a crucial part of the Meribel Ski Chalets experience for our guests. We are based in central Meribel, right at the heart of the Three Valleys. It’s a firm Alpine favourite with many of our guests, which explains why we see so much repeat custom.
Chef / Host

Chalet Couple

Chalet Couple

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
Chalet Couple


Professional Chef / Host Couple

Professional Chef / Host Couple

The overall requirement will be to ensure that guests enjoy their stay with Powder N Shine through being as attentive, professional and engaging as possible at all times without exception. You must have huge attention to details in all areas required to run a chalet – cleaning, service, cuisine et
Professional Chef / Host Couple

Driver/host

Driver/host

We are looking for a couple or 2 individuals to operate a 10 bed chalet in La Tania with 1 person having a split role also doing airport transfers.
Driver/host

Ski chalet couple/hosts

Ski chalet couple/hosts

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.
Ski chalet couple/hosts

vacancy filled

Chalet Chef

Chalet Chef often called “Chalet Hosts” by most companies. You will be in charge of all the cooking for anything from 18 to 28 guests, along with the help of an Assistant Chef with Chalet persons to serve and take care of all the rooms. This is a purely cooking role, unlike most out there.
Chalet Chef


vacancy filled

Chalet Head Chef

Are you an experienced Chef looking for more responsibility and a challenge..? Then this is a great opportunity to combine your love for producing fantastic food whilst skiing in one of the most beautiful locations in Europe.
Chalet Head Chef

vacancy filled

Hotel and restaurant host

This position is for a flexible person happy to help out, for apprx 3 to 5 hrs per day, both in the new restaurant and in hotel life, which may include some cleaning, hosting, helping with clients, clearing snow when necessary etc, although we expect most of the work will be in the new restaurant.
Hotel and restaurant host

vacancy filled

Chalets Supervisor

We're looking for energetic and strong individuals with previous catering and/or ski industry experience to share their wisdom across our Resort teams. You will assist in providing ongoing training, support and guidance to your Chalet Hosts and team as a whole.
Chalets Supervisor

vacancy filled

Chef and Host for 5* Luxury Chalet

Avery Crest are looking for a Dynamic Duo to run a beautiful luxury chalet in Meribel Village. The chalet sleeps up to 9 guests and is a stones throw away from the Golf chairlift. We have a huge emphasis on very high levels of service and excellent food, cooked beautifully and presented exquisitely
Chef and Host for 5* Luxury Chalet


vacancy filled

Chalet Host

We’re looking for a chalet host to run and manage a 4-bedroom chalet. Working alongside our professional chalet chef, the chalet host role will involve looking after our highly valued guests, making them feel welcome and happy in the chalet that will become their home for the week.
Chalet Host

vacancy filled

Chauffeur/Resort Assistant

The Alpine Club is a small, private company. For over 13 years we have been providing bespoke, luxury holidays & have an exceptional reputation as a result of the talented, dedicated, professional & genuinely lovely people who make up The Alpine Club.
Chauffeur/Resort Assistant

vacancy filled

Chalet Host

A foodie chalet company based in St Martin de Belleville where we love to personalise our service for our guests needs. We love the snow and have a friendly unpretentious atmosphere within our chalets.
Chalet Host

vacancy filled

Experienced Chalet Hosts

If you are looking for work this season then we would love to hear from you. Whether you are a Chef, Couple, Host, Bar worker or Manager we will definitely have an opportunity for you this ski season. We work with amazing companies in amazing locations. APPLY TODAY
Experienced Chalet Hosts

More vacancies

Looking for something else? We have plenty more jobs awaiting your application.





A small chalet taking a family or two may be run by a couple or a few individuals, in which case you could be tasked with cooking and cleaning and much else besides. If you are interested in taking on a small chalet that involves some cooking, but you haven't got the experience, we'd certainly recommend you think about taking a chalet cookery course.

The staff needed to run a ski chalet will cover a wide range of jobs, including chalet cooks, cleaners, and hospitality or hosts. Chalets vary in size, some catering for just a few people, others for several dozen and the bigger the chalet. The size of the chalet will often determine your job role. The more staff required to run the chalet, the more specialised your task. If the chalet takes a lot of people then they will probably need a dedicated chef with a good degree of previous experience.

Daily life

Starting early in the morning, you may be required to see to breakfast. Holiday makers with a long day on the slopes ahead of them are going to need a lot of fuel so dishing out a few bowls of cocoa pops probably isn't going to cut the mustard. After breakfast you are going to be cleaning and getting ready for the evening meal. If you are working on the catering side you will have to spend some of your time shopping for ingredients, especially with the smaller chalets, you will have to do all the budgeting and shopping to make sure nobody goes hungry. And the last thing you want is a ski chalet full of hungry snowboarders! By evening you will either be serving meals to the guests, clearing up at the end of the meal, and setting your alarm clock for breakfast the following morning.

Changeover days

If you are on the chalet host side of the job, you will have the changeover day to deal with, which means cleaning the chalet from top to bottom, between guests departing and new guests arriving. Unless the company you are working for is quite big, they probably won't have their own reps, so that could be your job too. You may be responsible for meeting guests, driving them back to the resort and getting them settled in the chalet. But other than shopping for supplies and changeover days, you can expect the middle of your day to be mostly leisure time. All we would say is take care if you plan to do some skiing. If we had a pound for every time we had an advertiser call us to re-advertise a vacancy because one of their chalet staff had broken a limb(!)

Ski chalets are often luxurious accommodation and almost always situated in stunning locations - some right on the pistes themselves. It may not always be a well paid job, but with your accommodation and meals taken care of, and a resonable amount of free time compared with some other winter jobs (see our comparison guide), finding employment in a chalet is an understandably appealing way to work a season. So, if you are looking to head to the Alps this winter, you could do worse than get yourself a chalet job. For more options of who is currently recruiting, please view the jobs being offered below.

More Ski Resort Articles ski articles icon


Ski job applications

Ski job applications

Thankfully every employer will be looking for something different, but even so, if you want to give yourself a fair chance of being called for interview, you might want to read this article.

Ski job applications >>

Winter sports A-Z

Winter sports A-Z

If you give people more free time, more disposable income and easier access to the high mountains, it stands to reason they are going to invent all sorts of different ways to amuse themselves on the ice and snow.

Winter sports A-Z >>

Ski Instructor Salary

Ski Instructor Salary

5 tips designed to guide you on how to maximise your salary this winter. The slightly easier to get jobs tend to offer fairly basic wages so if you want to earn a bit of money as well as enjoy your time in resort, you need to think smart.

Ski Instructor Salary >>

UK Ski Centres

UK Ski Centres

So what are the options if there is no snow on the ground, or if you need a quick fix during the summer months, between trips to Les Deux Alpes. Outdoor dry ski slopes have been around for years and have always been very popular, and more recently indoor winter sports centres have been springing up and they can now be found in most regions.

UK Ski Centres >>