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SUMMER JOBS IN THE MOUNTAINS

blue square Most people don't tend to give much thought to what happens when the snow melts. They just assume the ski resorts shut up shop and wait for the season to begin again at the end of the year. In fact, most resorts entertain a steady stream of new arrivals, this time people who are looking to enjoy summer activities in the mountains, from genteel walks to lungs out mountain biking adventures. There are plenty of summer jobs available during the summer. See our pick of the best and find out the benefits of working a summer job in the mountains below.

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Paid Ski Instructor Courses


Paid Ski Instructor Courses
Ski Company: WE ARE SNO
We are looking for skiers and snowboarders with at least 1-2 weeks experience to train to become qualified instructors and work the whole length of a winter in a paid instructor job in Canada, Japan and Europe. Think you've got what it takes? Check if you are eligible below!

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Ski Instructor Course


Ski Instructor Course
Ski Company: Snow Trainers
Snow Trainers offers some of the best courses in the industry with a team of experienced and qualified staff, we are sure to make your adventure with us the best experience it can be.




Maintenance Person

Maintenance Person

As a Maintenance Person you will work on a rota basis to coincide with our chalets within resort but it is expected you possess a flexible attitude as this is an ‘on-call’ role.
Maintenance Person

Sous Chef

Sous Chef

Supporting the Head Chef in the management of a team of chefs (size of team is dependent on property size), you would take responsibility for ensuring the preparation, delivery and service of food within your property.
Sous Chef

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. You will be responsible for hygiene, cooking, stock-control and budgeting.
Chalet Host

Head Chef

Head Chef

Managing a team of chefs (size of team is dependent on property size), you would take responsibility for ensuring the preparation, delivery and service of food within your property.
Head Chef


Bar Assistant

Bar Assistant

You will assist with running the bar ensuring a high level of customer service at all times in a friendly and comfortable atmosphere. You will assist with advertising and upselling all bar products, events and special offers helping to ensure that all sales targets are being met and exceeded.
Bar Assistant

Head Mountain Bike Mechanic

Head Mountain Bike Mechanic

As the Head Mountain Bike Mechanic you will co-ordinate with the Bike Programme Manager to ensure the overall smooth running of the Mountain Bike program within the French Alps.
Head Mountain Bike Mechanic

Mountain Bike Mechanic

Mountain Bike Mechanic

Reporting to the Head Mountain Bike Mechanic you will assist with the overall smooth running of the Mountain Bike program within the French Alps.
Mountain Bike Mechanic

Commis Chef

Commis Chef

Reporting to the Head Chef, you will be a key member of the Hotel kitchen team, helping with deliveries and stock checking and being responsible for food preparation and cleanliness to the highest standards, ensuring you maintain a clean and safe working environment at all times.
Commis Chef


Hotel Manager

Hotel Manager

As a Hotel Manager you will be responsible for the day-to-day management of your hotel and its staff exceeding guest’s holiday expectations at all times.
Hotel Manager

Housekeeper Supervisor

Housekeeper Supervisor

You will oversee and manage a small team of Room Assistants to ensure guest bedrooms, corridors, and public and back of house areas of the property are clean and tidy at all times.
Housekeeper Supervisor

Chef De partie

Chef De partie

Working closely with every member of the kitchen team The Chef De Partie (CDP) will be responsible for the smooth running of any of the sections within the Kitchen. Sections may include Prep, Stock and Larder, Starters, Grill and Mains or Desserts.
Chef De partie

Kitchen Porter/Night Porter

Kitchen Porter/Night Porter

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.
Kitchen Porter/Night Porter


Assistant Hotel Manager

Assistant Hotel Manager

As an Assistant Hotel Manager you will under the Hotel Managers instruction be responsible for the day-to-day running of the hotel and its staff exceeding guest’s holiday expectations at all times.
Assistant Hotel Manager

Room Assistant

Room Assistant

You will be highly motivated to ensure that the hotel always meets the company targets for: Trip Advisor, Trust Pilot and Holiday Watchdog reviews, First Impressions, Electronic Customer Satisfaction Questionnaires for cleanliness, creating an inviting & relaxing atmosphere and staff efficiency.
Room Assistant

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Some resorts at high altitude can offer glacier skiing, even during the summer months. For those resorts who wave goodbye to every last patch of snow, the visitor numbers may fall significantly and the sleepier resorts may all but close up. But this certainly is not the case for every resort. The more popular places are geared up to take advantage of the lack of snow by marketing themselves to summer visitors, who come to enjoy a whole host of outdoor pursuits, from fishing to paragliding.

So what are the advantages of working a summer season in a ski resort? If you are flexible enough to work both summer and winter, you can effectively join both seasons together and get year round employment. Technically you are still a season worker, but with the advantage of year round employment. You are also in the perfect place to enjoy some incredible holiday time! Most employers are looking for workers who are adaptable and are willing to all muck in together to get the work done. If you are working for a larger employer, there are also opportunities to transfer to other jobs and locations. If you relish the change to live and work in some of the world's most breathtaking mountain environments, make sure you apply for the jobs on this page. Se look forward to hearing from you.

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