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.

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.

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POPULAR CHALET HOST JOBS


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Chalet Hosts

location France & Austria

Be the heart and soul of a catered ski chalet! Welcome Skiworld guests from the moment they step into resort until their holiday comes to an end. Preparing breakfast, afternoon tea and dinner 5 days a week, you'll be the true hero of your guests' holidays.
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Chalet Host Couple

location France and Austria

Together you’ll be the heart and soul of a catered chalet, welcoming guests from the moment they step into resort until their holiday comes to an end.
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FEATURED SKI CHALET JOBS


Resort Representative

Resort Representative

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location France Vaujany, Alpe d'Huez, Oisans

Ski Peak is a family run company that specialises in Vaujany. We operate 4 self-catered chalets and will have 3 staff Your responsibilities will include: Welcoming guests Being approachable and helpful at all times Cleaning of entire chalet every weekend and once during week for Saskia
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Chalet Couple

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location France Chatel

We are looking for two friendly and hardworking Chalet Hosts for our privately owned chalet in Chatel who will ensure our guests are well looked after and have a fantastic ski holiday experience. Would suit couple or close friends as accommodation is sharing a large room.
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Chalet host extraordinaire for winter 21/22

Chalet host extraordinaire for winter 21/22

location France Morzine

We offer a unique holiday for the independent traveller and with that what we think is the best chalet job in the Alps this winter. Working with us isn't about servicing guests but creating an experience and therefore your role reflects that.
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MORE SKI SEASON CHALET POSITIONS..


Multi-role Summer job in the alps

Multi-role Summer job in the alps

location France Vaujany

Spend this June, July & August working in the French Alps! Peak Adventures (Ski Peak in the winter) are the specialist holiday operator in Vaujany, operating self catered chalets. We are a small family run company currently looking to hire a couple with European passports for the summer
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Chalet Host

Chalet Host

location France Courchevel, The 3 Valleys

Are you either someone with hospitality experience or a very friendly and outgoing person who likes people? Would you like to utilise your skills whilst working in a lovely chalet and spending a winter in Courchevel, one of Europe’s best ski resorts?
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Chalet Host Couple

Chalet Host Couple

location France and Austria Val Thorens, Val d'Isere, St Anton, Meribel + more

Together you’ll be the heart and soul of a catered chalet, welcoming guests from the moment they step into resort until their holiday comes to an end.
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Chalet Cooks

Chalet Cooks

location France & Austria Val d'Isere, Tignes, St Anton, Meribel, La Plagne, Val Thorens and more...

If cooking is your strongest suit but you're not looking for an out-and-out 'chef' role, then being a Chalet Cook will be your bread and butter! You'll take responsibility for the kitchen but work with the rest of the team to provide breakfast, afternoon tea and a 3 course evening meal 5 days a week
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Chalet Host

Chalet Host

location France Chatel

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.
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Chalet waiter/waitress & cleaner

Chalet waiter/waitress & cleaner

location France Vaujany

Ski Peak is a family run company that specialises in Vaujany. We operate 4 self catered chalets and are currently looking to hire a couple with European passports for the winter to welcome our guests and look after our properties, including cleaning them every changeover.
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Chalet Managers

Chalet Managers

location France and Austria Val Thorens, Val d'Isere, St Anton, Meribel + more

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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Chalet Couple

Chalet Couple

location Italy Bardonecchia

We are a small personable chalet company located in Bardonecchia, in the Italian alps. We pride ourselves on our exceptional food, friendly professional service and superb chalet location. We have completed twelve winter seasons and are looking ahead to next winter.
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Chalet Hosts

Chalet Hosts

location France & Austria Val Thorens, Val d'Isere, St Anton, Meribel + more

Be the heart and soul of a catered ski chalet! Welcome Skiworld guests from the moment they step into resort until their holiday comes to an end. Preparing breakfast, afternoon tea and dinner 5 days a week, you'll be the true hero of your guests' holidays.
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Chalet Maintenance Driver / General Assistant

location France Les Coches

The position of maintenance person is a very flexible one with a wide variety of challenges, you will need to be highly adaptable, able to use your initiative and turn your hand to many different things.
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Chef and Host Couple

location France Les Coches

Working together you will provide breakfast, afternoon tea, cocktails and canapes and a four course evening meal 5 nights a week. You will be responsible for the cleanliness and tidiness of the chalet, as well as providing excellent customer service.
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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.