Location : France, France
Start Date : Winter Season, November-April
The Salary : Upon Application
We realise that our resort staff have been instrumental in the continued success of the company and we hand pick our staff not only for their experience but more importantly for their enthusiasm and outgoing and friendly nature to run our resorts and chalets. Subsequently we want our staff to be the best in order for us to continue to provide that ‘little bit extra’. If you feel you have what it takes and want to be part of a company that is committed to excellence then we are the company for you.
A Typical Day in the Job
Reporting to the Area Manager you will assist with the overall smooth running of the resort.
As a Driver you will work on a rota basis to cover all logistical movements within resort; ferrying guests to/from lift stations, airport transfers, taking colleagues to/from work and assisting with resort logistics. As part of the transfer team you will be our guests first impression of the company, therefore a pride in appearance and a welcoming nature are paramount. You will be knowledgeable of the local area and be central point of contact & knowledge in resort. For this role you MUST hold a UK, Full, Clean Drivers License.
Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities:
o Transporting and loading/unloading of guests luggage to chalets/hotels
o Pick up/drop off of activity equipment, eg. Ski shop run
o Being the first impression of the company you will ensure that time keeping and personal presentation is paramount
o All journeys must be executed safely to ensure our guests are comfortable at all times.
o Perform daily and weekly maintenance checks on company vehicles as per company standards and paperwork
o Ensure mileage log books are kept up to date and within the vehicle
o Ensure vehicles are compliant with French regulations and that all legal
documentation such as tax, insurance, safety kit are kept up to date and in the vehicle at all times.
o Keeping the vehicle clean and presentable to guests, internally and externally at all times
o Assisting resort teams with ad hoc duties such as snow clearing, Hot Tub cleaning and maintenance, helping with deliveries including but not limited to; laundry, food, collection of chalet waste with delivery runs to the local recycling centre.
o Maintain company vehicles carrying out checks, booking vehicles in for routine services & MOTs.
o Adhere to UK and European driving laws
o Planning trips
o Completing resort & airport; transfers, logistics, staff movements, shopping, ski hire,
lift pass collection, office drop offs & collections
o Internal: Customers, Hotel Manager, Resort Chalet Manager, Resort Manager, Area
Manager, General Staff
o External: Suppliers, local authorities, airport staff
Who are we looking for?
Person Specification (assessed via application, assessment centre or interview as appropriate):
Each of the criteria below is rated as Essential (E), Highly Desirable (HD) or Desirable (D). We place considerable emphasis on your Personal Qualities as the training and support we provide can often strengthen any weaknesses that exist in other areas.
o Strong social/people skills/Cheerful/Outgoing (E)
o Highly Motivated (E)
o Ability To Work Unsupervised (E)
o Positive, Proactive approach To Role (E)
o Ability to work alone and as part of a team (E)
o Ability to cope under pressure (E)
o Willingness to work hard / long hours (E)
o Adaptable / Flexible Attitude (E)
o Honest and Trustworthy (E)
Skills & Ability
o Customer Service (E)
o Communication Skills (E)
o Problem Solving & Complaint Handling (E)
o Planning/Organisational (E)
o Literate and numerate (E)
o IT, Admin & Social Media (E)
o Conversational French/German (D)
o Full, Clean, UK Driving License Over 21 Years Of Age (E)
o Category D1 Licence Or CPC Qualification (HD)
What we can offer you
We realise that our resort staff have been instrumental in the continued success of the company and we hand pick our staff not only for their experience but more importantly for their enthusiasm and outgoing and friendly nature to run our resorts and chalets. Subsequently we want our staff to be the best in order for us to continue to provide that ‘little bit extra’. If you feel you have what it takes and want to be part of a company that is committed to excellence then we are the company for you. At Alpine Elements we realise that hard work and commitment should be rewarded, so we will provide our seasonal staff with:
· A competitive salary,
· Transport to and from resort – from a London departure point
· Accommodation, including utilities
· Branded uniform
· Ski equipment – either skis poles and boots or Snowboard & boots
· Emergency Medical Insurance
· Staff Concessions on Alpine Elements brands holidays for up to 13 months after you have completed your season
· Friends & Family discount whilst you are working your season
· Discounts on a range of sporting equipment provided by our suppliers i.e. Tushingham – Windsurf and Sailing equipment, Sun God – Customer sunglasses, Specialised - Mountain Bikes, Mystic – Sailing, Yachting, Windsurfing apparel and equipment, Snow Shop – complete range of ski equipment and clothing from skis & snowboards to ski & casual clothing.
· Low Commitment Bond