Ski Jobs in Austria

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.


Resort Host

Resort Host


Apply TODAY and join us in the Alps as a Resort Host ("Rep") for this coming 2018/19 ski season. Can you party and problem solve in equal measures? Are you a true people person with a gift for selling and natural gift of the gab? This job's for you.
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Chalet Supervisor

Chalet Supervisor


Are you an experienced and organised Chalet Host looking for a step up, a step towards management level? Have you completed one or more seasons as a Chalet Host and are now looking for a new challenge?
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Head Chef

Head Chef


Our Head Chefs are responsible for delivering the catering product within our hotels in France and Austria. This person will head and oversee the smooth running of the brigade kitchen, motivate their team and produce exceptional food for our VIP SKI guests.
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Resort Manager
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Resort Manager


Primarily responsible for the management of your resort team (up to 25 members of staff), you are the primary link between guest and Powder White, ensuring they receive the product in its entirety, dealing with their every request and overseeing the smooth operational running of your resort.
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Chalet Chef
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Chalet Chef


We hope so. As becoming one of our hand-selected Chalet Chefs, you are an Ambassador for Powder White and generally seen as the make or break of any guests' holiday. The moment your guests arrive in resort they are met by smiling faces a
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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.
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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. Located 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.
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Chalet Trainer

Chalet Trainer


Do you know your way around a chalet? Do you want to use your chalet experience to train and inspire new chalet hosts? This role is for a foodie person who enjoys getting the best out of future chalet hosts, whilst helping to develop and design the menu plans for future seasons.
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Driver

Driver


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.
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Bar Manager

Bar Manager


Live and work in a world-famous ski resort this winter! We need an experienced bar worker who is able to work on their own initiative and who possess excellent customer service and communication skills and has experience managing budgets, accounting, and handling cash.
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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
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Head Chef

Head Chef


If you are a creative chef and want a challenging role which also involves mentoring a junior chef, then look no further. Working in one of our luxury ski chalets in the premier ski resort of St Anton, this is a fantastic chance to create and design new dishes in an exciting environment.
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Second Chef

Second Chef


This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a leading ski resort as a Second Chef based in one of our luxury ski chalets. At Scott Dunn we are renowned for our high quality cuisine and the development of our chefs is important in order to develop our future chef talent.
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Bar Supervisor

Bar Supervisor


The Bar Supervisor works closely with the Hotel Manager to deliver excellent customer service and seamless delivery of the bar services.
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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.
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Chalet Couple

Chalet Couple


Flexiski are looking for friendly, mature, and passionate couples to work in our fantastic chalets across France & Austria. We provide a high end tailor made service for our customers, providing top quality dishes and excellent above and beyond customer service.
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Chalet Manager
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Chalet Manager


Are you an experienced Chalet Host who is looking for progression and a challenge? We’re looking for energetic and strong individuals with previous catering and/or ski industry/Chalet hosting experience to share their wisdom across our Resort teams. You will assist in providing ongoing trainin
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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.
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Chalet Host

Chalet Host


This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a premier ski resort as a Chalet Host in one of our luxury ski chalets. The position will appeal to a strong, independent all rounder that has a passion for service and enjoys working closely with guests. You will be working with a professional team in o
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Chalet Host

Chalet Host


Arguably the Chalet Host role is the most important in the resort. By providing fantastic customer service and excellent food, our hosts have an immense impact to the success of the business and more importantly, the enjoyment of our guests' holiday.
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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.
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Assistant Area Manager

Assistant Area Manager


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.
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Operations (Office) Administrator (Ski)

Operations (Office) Administrator (Ski)


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.
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Overseas Accounts Assistants

Overseas Accounts Assistants


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.
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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.
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Nanny

Nanny


Scott Dunn is renowned for its excellent childcare, this is your chance to join our fantastic team of private nannies and children’s club nannies across the Alps for the winter ski season. The childcare team are an extremely important part of the service Scott Dunn offer and this is a great opport
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Hotel Manager

Hotel Manager


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.
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Bookkeeper/Administrator

Bookkeeper/Administrator


Reporting to the Hotel Manager and the Overseas Accounts team you will be based in our largest 177 bed hotel overseeing and assisting with all areas of the Hotels and Resort Representatives accounts.
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Chalet Manager

Chalet Manager


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
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Commis Chef

Commis 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.
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Restaurant Supervisor

Restaurant 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.
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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.
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Chef De partie

Chef De partie


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.
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Driver

Driver


This is a fantastic job opportunity to work as a Driver in a leading ski resort, based within our luxury winter operation. This position demands a great deal of flexibility and interaction with both guests and colleagues. It is a greatly varied and physical position which will call for a high level
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 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.
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Chalet Supervisor

Chalet Supervisor


Are you an experienced and organised Chalet Host looking for a step up, a step towards management level? Have you completed one or more seasons as a Chalet Host and are now looking for a new challenge?
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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.
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Resort Host

Resort Host


Apply TODAY and join us in the Alps as a Resort Host ("Rep") for this coming 2018/19 ski season. Can you party and problem solve in equal measures? Are you a true people person with a gift for selling and natural gift of the gab? This job's for you.
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Sous Chef

Sous Chef


Our Sous Chefs are responsible for delivering the high standards of catering required at VIP SKI, in both our hotels and CLUB Chalets. The Sous Chef will be working alongside the Head Chef to ensure the smooth running of the kitchen.
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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.
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Receptionist

Receptionist


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.
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Area Operations Manager (Ski)

Area Operations Manager (Ski)


As a long-established Tour Operator (18 years) in France and Austria, the Company covers 9 resorts and has 50 committed properties (Chalets and hotels).
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Head Chef

Head Chef


As Head Chef you will be responsible for leading the kitchen team in one of our large Chalets or Chalet Hotels.
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Ski Chalet Chef

Ski Chalet Chef


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
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Ski Resort Manager Jobs

Ski Resort Manager Jobs


We regularly receive jobs for ski resort staff of managerial level. If you have already worked a season and are looking to step up to a more senior role, or if you have management experience in another field, we may have the right job for you!
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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.