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.


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 Chef

Chalet Chef


The Tasty Ski Company is looking for chefs for our catered summer chalets in Morzine and Le Grand Massif. The role begins on 10 May 2018. £900 per month + tips each week from guests, all travel, generous staff accommodation with wifi, and all food.
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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 Chef

Chalet Chef


The Tasty Ski Company is looking for chefs for our catered summer chalets in Morzine and Le Grand Massif. The role begins on 10 May 2018. £900 per month + tips each week from guests, all travel, generous staff accommodation with wifi, and all food.
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Head Mountain Bike Mechanic

Head Mountain Bike Mechanic


As the Head Mountain Bike Mechanic you will co-ordinate with the Bike Programme Manager to ensure the overall smooth running of the Mountain Bike program within the French Alps.
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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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Chalet Chef

Chalet Chef


The Tasty Ski Company is looking for chefs for our catered summer chalets in Morzine and Le Grand Massif. The role begins on 10 May 2018. £900 per month + tips each week from guests, all travel, generous staff accommodation with wifi, and all food.
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Handyperson - Summer 2018

Handyperson - Summer 2018


Do you know the difference between a flat head and a pozi? Are you always the one to fix a leaky tap? We’re looking for handy people to join our team that really know their way around a tool box.
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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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Head Chef - Summer 2018

Head Chef - Summer 2018


Our kitchens are the heart of our Club Hotels and we’re looking for individuals who share our passion for food, leadership and fun! As a Head Chef for Skibound you will be responsible for developing and managing your very own team, creating and delivering exciting meal concepts.
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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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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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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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Hotel Manager

Hotel Manager


As a Hotel Manager you will be responsible for the day-to-day management of your hotel and its staff exceeding guest’s holiday expectations at all times.
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General Assistant - Summer 2018

General Assistant - Summer 2018


Our hotel hosts are the engine to our well oiled machine. Our General Assistants keep the hotel moving and will have some great experiences along the way! You’ll be happy to roll your sleeves up and be involved in all areas of the hotel.
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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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Mountain Bike Mechanic

Mountain Bike Mechanic


Reporting to the Head Mountain Bike Mechanic you will assist with the overall smooth running of the Mountain Bike program within the French Alps.
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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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Kitchen Assistant/ Night Porter - Summer 2018

Kitchen Assistant/ Night Porter - Summer 2018


Love the buzz of a kitchen but don’t quite have the knife skills? You’ll be a crucial part of our kitchen team, ensuring our chefs have all the tools of the trade to deliver service. From pot wash to simple food prep by the end of the season you’ll have made steps to progress in this industry
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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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Commis Chef - Summer 2018

Commis Chef - Summer 2018


Our kitchens are the heart of our Club Hotels and we’re looking for individuals who share our passion for food, fun and being part of a team. Working for us a Commis Chef will give you the chance to accelerate your kitchen career far above your UK counterparts.
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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.