Seasonal Chalet Host Jobs

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.


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 Host

Chalet Host


As a Chalet Host you will use your skills and passion for hospitality and customer service every day; your role is to provide our guests with a high quality service in a family friendly environment. You will have a well-developed eye for detail and enjoy interacting with your guests.
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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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Chalet Team

Chalet Team


We’re actively seeking Chalet staff to come work in our superb chalet hotels located in top European ski resorts.
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The Best Way To Become a Ski Instructor - EA Paid Internship Program
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The Best Way To Become a Ski Instructor - EA Paid Internship Program


EA Ski & Snowboard Training offer paid ski and snowboard instructor internships programs, at 9 world class resorts in Japan! A paid internship is the best way to become a qualified instructor and start working for a prestigious ski school all in one season!
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Resort Host
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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 Manager
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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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Ski Lodge Chef
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Ski Lodge Chef


Fanatical about food, and a presentation perfectionist? Here's your chance to put your culinary prowess to practice, living and working in a place that dreams are made of! Be an integral part of a kitchen team in a hotel-style Skiworld Lodge in Val d'Isere or Tignes
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Head Chef - Winter 18
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Head Chef - Winter 18


We are actively seeking Chefs of all levels to come work in our superb chalet hotels located in top European ski resorts.
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Premium Chalet Host
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Premium Chalet Host



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Chalet Host
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Chalet Host


Be the heart and soul of a catered ski chalet, welcoming Skiworld guests from the moment they step into resort until their holiday comes to an end. Preparing breakfast, afternoon tea and dinner, you'll be the true hero of your guests' holidays.
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Chalet Couple
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Chalet Couple


Spend the winter in the heart of the Three Valleys running one of our beautiful chalets! We are looking for couples or friends to be part of our small luxury chalet company.
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Chalet Couple (professional chef & host)
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Chalet Couple (professional chef & host)


We’re looking for an enthusiastic and experienced couple to run one of our chalets in La Plagne. One of you will be a professional, passionate chef with restaurant experience; the other will be a friendly, presentable chalet host. If you have a can-do attitude, we'd love to talk to you.
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Chalet Manager
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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?
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Ski chalet couple/hosts
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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.
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Chalet Host
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Chalet Host


As a Chalet Host you will use your skills and passion for hospitality and customer service every day; your role is to provide our guests with a high quality service in a family friendly environment. You will have a well-developed eye for detail and enjoy interacting with your guests.
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Chalet Supervisor
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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 Supervisor
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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.
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Chalet Host
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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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Professional Chalet Chef
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Professional Chalet Chef


We are looking for highly creative and passionate chefs to help build on our existing reputation as providers of superior quality food and wine with a commitment to high quality service to chef in our chalets that sleep 15 pax.
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Drivers / Maintenance Staff


We are looking for driver/handyman/chalet support for this winter season. We are based in the outstanding ski resort of Meribel, in the Three Valleys.


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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.



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.