Summer jobs in the mountains

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.


General Assistant Hotel

General Assistant Hotel


General Assistant role, based in the Chateau du Baffy in Normandy, France. Reporting to the General Manager to provide an excellent level of restaurant service, house-keeping and guest liaison (both to the school group and adult guests) staying at the Chateau.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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General Assistant Hotel

General Assistant Hotel


General Assistant role, based in the Chateau du Baffy in Normandy, France. Reporting to the General Manager to provide an excellent level of restaurant service, house-keeping and guest liaison (both to the school group and adult guests) staying at the Chateau.
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Operations Executive

Operations Executive


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