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Scroll down to see our Chalet Team, Childcare and Resort Management positions!

Scroll down to see our Chalet Team, Childcare and Resort Management positions!

Scroll down to see our Chalet Team, Childcare and Resort Management positions!

Scroll down to see our Chalet Team, Childcare and Resort Management positions!

Scroll down to see our Chalet Team, Childcare and Resort Management positions!

Scroll down to see our Chalet Team, Childcare and Resort Management positions!

Scroll down to see our Chalet Team, Childcare and Resort Management positions!

Scroll down to see our Chalet Team, Childcare and Resort Management positions!

Scroll down to see our Chalet Team, Childcare and Resort Management positions!

Professional Fun!

We have gained a great reputation within the industry for looking after our staff and treating our teams with respect; because of this we can carefully select from thousands of applicants. Working a winter season is very demanding but extremely good fun and provides a fantastic life-experience to look back upon. We expect high standards from our teams and the individuals working in our resorts. For those who are dedicated and enthusiastic about working with Family Ski Company this winter there are great employment opportunities and rewards.



CLICK HERE TO COMPLETE AN APPLICATION FORM FOR WINTER 2017-18

 Job Positions Available for Winter 17-18

Chalet Team roles - just a few Cook positions remaining!

 

 

Role descriptions:

Our Chalet Teams use initiative, flexibility and excellent customer service skills to manage the day to day running of the resort chalets and to provide the interface between our guests and the Company. Working as ambassadors for Family Ski Company the Chalet Team are responsible for the smooth running and ownership of their prestige chalets to the standards that Family Ski require.

Each member of the Chalet Team will have a primary role in the team; either Chalet Cook, Chalet Host or Chalet Cook/Host. We expect all Chalet Team members to be flexible and adaptable and to be able to undertake the duties of all Chalet Team roles when required.

Chalet Cook

As a Chalet Cook you will have a passion for cooking and food presentation and the confidence to cook for up to 8 adults. Working in a team alongside a Chalet Host to run and manage the day to day operational management of your prestige chalet, Cooks prepare all meals for our guests and join adults to host the evening meal. Other duties include providing breakfast, home baked afternoon tea, children’s food, daily cleaning of the kitchen and stock control.

Chalet Host

Hosts are outgoing individuals who take great pride in their personal appearance and presentation of their property, possess exceptional communication skills and genuinely enjoy looking after and entertaining people in a homely environment with a sense of personal pride and ownership. You will have a passion for top level service with a good eye for detail as well as a warm demeanour and a welcoming smile! Working in a team alongside a Chalet Cook you will lead on chalet cleanliness as well as assisting the Chalet Cook in providing breakfast and preparing food.

Chalet Cook/ Host

Cook/Hosts are outgoing individuals who enjoy the independence and responsibility of looking after guests in one of our smaller chalets. The role involves hosting and cooking for one or two families, including daily cleaning, basic property maintenance and stock control whilst also having a passion for cooking and entertaining in a homely family environment.

Chalet Couple

Our Chalet couples apply to run one of our prestige chalets as a team. You will be either a couple or close friends who will support each other to fulfill all the cook and host tasks that are required to run one of our prestige chalets

Who we are looking for:

  • We look for hard-working and dedicated professional people who take great pride in their work and who have a strong work and team ethic.
  • Experience of employment in high quality hospitality venues and/ or attendance at a cookery or chalet course is preferred. Above all a passion for cooking, hosting and entertaining is essential.
  • Excellent customer service skills are a must.
  • We are interested in applicants who are energetic and positive and are able to share their life experiences with guests.

Other requirements:

  • It is required that you hold a UK National Insurance number, UK bank account, and an EU passport.
  • Due to the nature of our business all employees must hold a recent DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) enhanced disclosure and certificate – we can assist with this processes.

What we provide:

  • We will provide a training and set-up course during which you will be shown how to set up and operate your chalet. You will be equipped with the tools and information that you need to take on the responsibility of operating the chalet and preparing our set menus.
  • Level 2 Food Hygiene

Package

Family Ski Company provide their resort teams with an excellent employment package

We offer a very competitive wage as well as:

  • Transport to and from the UK at the beginning and at the end of the season.
  • A full season lift pass
  • Insurance that covers skiing accidents and emergency medical cover
  • Ski equipment for the full season
  • Uniform
  • Accommodation and all food.
  • Unrivalled Ski time. (This is due to our staggered shift pattern)

We have an excellent reputation in the industry for treating our teams very well and with great respect

CLICK HERE TO COMPLETE AN APPLICATION FORM FOR WINTER 2017-18!

 

Childcare Team - Ski School Helper - All full up... try agin next year!

Summary

Family Ski Company specialises in providing catered chalet holidays with a flexible programme of childcare.  This is particularly the case in the morning ski lessons where Ski School Helpers work directly alongside the ‘Ecole du Ski Francais’, based at the Ski School in the morning to help and encourage the younger children to get the most out of skiing.

Role

The Ski School Helper:

  • Is a friendly face each morning
  • Encourages the youngest and least able children skiing
  • Is based in the beginner’s ‘ski garden’ area
  • Co-ordinates children’s ski lessons with the Ski School
  • Provides feedback and advice to parents skiing with children
  • Hosts the ski presentation on Friday

The Ski School Helper will ski with children in the Powder Adventurers on their ski guiding afternoons accompanied by a ski instructor. The Ski School Helper will also meet children and parents on the first evening and during the week will discuss with instructors how each child is progressing and report back to parents.

Who do we look for?

We seek out experienced skiers who are approachable, energetic and enthusiastic and who have worked extensively with children in an outdoor environment. You will be an outgoing personality who can work independently and with diplomacy to manage all elements of Family Ski Company’s involvement within the ‘Ecole du Ski Francais’.

Requirements and Preferences

Experience of employment in high quality Childcare settings are essential and experience in a hospitality setting and a confident working knowledge of the French language is preferred.

A full EU Driving Licence and formal childcare qualifications or activity leading qualifications are also desirable.

It is required that you hold a UK National Insurance number, UK bank account, and an EU passport.

Due to the nature of our business all employees must hold a recent DBS enhanced disclosure and certificate – we can assist with this processes.

*Disclosure and Barring Service

Training provided

We provide a full two-week training and setup period as well as first aid training and level 2 hygiene to every member of our team.

Package

Family Ski Company provide their resort teams with an excellent employment package

We offer a very competitive wage as well as:

  • Transport to and from the UK at the beginning and at the end of the season.
  • A full season lift pass
  • Insurance that covers skiing accidents and emergency medical cover
  • Ski equipment for the full season
  • Uniform
  • Accommodation (We have double rooms for couples) and all food.
  • One and a half days off per week (this is more than the standard single day most companies offer as well as staggered shifts allowing for skiing around work duties)

We have an excellent reputation in the industry for treating our teams very well and with great respect

CLICK HERE TO COMPLETE AN APPLICATION FORM FOR WINTER 2017-18!!

 

Childcare Team - Qualified Childcare Nanny - just a couple of positions left!

Qualified Childcare Nanny

Role description:

Childcare Nannies work alongside the Activity Leaders on a rota basis with a focus on care of the youngest members of our childcare clubs.  Children’s ages range from 3 months to 12 years. Each resort has its own well-equipped crèche, and Nannies are expected to contribute to the design of the weekly activity time table as well as maintain the safety, hygiene and standards of the crèche spaces.

Who we are looking for:

  • You will be friendly, warm and welcoming. Our Childcare Nannies are enthusiastic, creative and dedicated to giving every child the best possible holiday.
  • You are a team player who strives to achieve a safe environment and professional service.
  • You are comfortable working within a larger hospitality team and sharing the hospitality goals of the company whilst excelling in your area.
  • Experience of employment in high quality Childcare settings are essential and experience in a hospitality setting is preferred.
  • You will hold one or more of the following qualifications or their equivalent:
    • Level three NVQ in Early Years Care and Education,
    • NNEB Diploma in Nursery Nursing
    • CACHE Level three Diploma – Childcare and Education (DCE) / Certificate in Professional Development in work with children and young people.

Other requirements:

  • It is required that you hold a UK National Insurance number, UK bank account, and an EU passport.
  • Due to the nature of our business all employees must hold a recent DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) enhanced disclosure and certificate – we can assist with this processes.

What we provide:

We will provide a training and set-up course during which you will be shown how to set up and operate your chalet. You will be equipped with the tools and information that you need to take on the responsibility of operating within the childcare team.

Level 2 Food Hygiene

First Aid Training

Package

Family Ski Company provide their resort teams with an excellent employment package

We offer a very competitive wage as well as:

  • Transport to and from the UK at the beginning and at the end of the season.
  • A full season lift pass
  • Insurance that covers skiing accidents and emergency medical cover
  • Ski equipment for the full season
  • Uniform
  • Accommodation (We have double rooms for couples) and all food.
  • One and a half days off per week (this is more than the standard single day most companies offer as well as staggered shifts allowing for skiing around work duties)

We have an excellent reputation in the industry for treating our teams very well and with great respect

CLICK HERE TO COMPLETE AN APPLICATION FORM FOR WINTER 2017-18!

 

Childcare Team - Activity Leader / Children's cook - Hurry.... just a couple of positions!

Role description:

We believe that even the youngest of children are entitled to enjoy their holiday in the Alps as much as their parents, therefore, enthusiastic, imaginative and self-motivated team members are required.

Our Children’s Cooks are a key part of our childcare team, working alongside our Activity Leaders, Ski School Helpers and Qualified Nannies.Throughout the week you will take a lead on preparing lunch for the children in our childcare clubs. We have simple set recipes to follow and lunch consists of well-loved classics such as jacket potatoes with beans, pasta bake, or fishfingers and chips. All prepared and cooked in one of our chalet kitchens. Our lunches are always accompanied by healthy fingerfood such as carrot batons and apple slices.

All of the food will be ordered into resort for you and it will be your responsibility to adjust quantities depending on the number of children in our care and to take note of dietary requirements (we will provide you with recipes and food alternatives for dietary/allergies).

After lunch has been cleared away you will be asked to join our Activity Leaders in assisting with fun afternoon activities such as yeti hunts, snowman building competitions and hot chocolate trips.

Who we are looking for:

  • You will be enthusiastic, creative and dedicated individual who wants to give every child the best possible holiday. We believe that even the youngest of children are entitled to enjoy their holiday in the Alps as much as their parents, therefore, enthusiastic, imaginative and self-motivated team members are required.
  • Experience of previous employment in high quality Childcare settings is essential and experience in a hospitality setting is preferred.
  • A full EU Driving Licence and formal childcare qualifications or activity leading qualifications are preferred.

Other requirements

  • It is required that you hold a UK National Insurance number, UK bank account, and an EU passport.
  • Due to the nature of our business all employees must hold a recent DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) enhanced disclosure and certificate – we can assist with this processes.

What we provide:

  • We will provide a training and set-up course during which you will be shown how to set up and operate your chalet. You will be equipped with the tools and information that you need to take on the responsibility of operating within the childcare team.
  • Level 2 Food Hygiene
  • First Aid Training

Package

Family Ski Company provide their resort teams with an excellent employment package

We offer a very competitive wage as well as:

  • Transport to and from the UK at the beginning and at the end of the season.
  • A full season lift pass
  • Insurance that covers skiing accidents and emergency medical cover
  • Ski equipment for the full season
  • Uniform
  • Accommodation (We have double rooms for couples) and all food.
  • One and a half days off per week (this is more than the standard single day most companies offer as well as staggered shifts allowing for skiing around work duties)

We have an excellent reputation in the industry for treating our teams very well and with great respect.

CLICK HERE TO COMPLETE AN APPLICATION FORM FOR WINTER 2017-18!

 

Resort Assistant - All full up... try agin next year!

Resort Support Team roles

Our Resort Support Teams are crucial in keeping our resorts running and keeping our Chalet Teams equipped with the supplies that they need. These varied positions cover all aspects of working within a prestige ski resort and the applicant can expect to gain valuable experience that can count toward a future managerial role.

Resort Logistics Assistant/ Quartermaster

Role description:

The Resort Logistics Assistant is responsible for managing the operation of one of our resort storerooms, ensuring the Chalet Teams are provided with the food and supplies that they need. You will work closely with the Chalet Coordinator to calculate what needs to be ordered and to place the orders with suppliers. This is a key role in resort which requires you to be self-motivated and organised. You will be responsible for conducting stock takes, processing orders, collecting supplies, stock rotation and delivering orders to chalets.

Who we are looking for: 

  • You will need to be highly organised, with excellent attention to detail.
  • Previous experience of using Microsoft Excel is essential. Training will be provided on our food ordering system, however you will need to be able to enter in data accurately and to use your intuition to interpret guest dietary requirements.
  • It is required that you hold a full EU Driving Licence, a UK National Insurance number, UK bank account, and an EU passport.
  • As with all of our Resort Support roles, the Quartermaster role is varied and requires a high degree of flexibility.

Other requirements:

  • It is required that you hold a full EU Driving Licence, a UK National Insurance number, UK bank account, and an EU passport.
  • Due to the nature of our business all employees must hold a recent DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) enhanced disclosure and certificate – we can assist with this processes.

Resort General Assistant

Role description:

The role of a Resort General Assistant requires a high degree of flexibility and motivation as the role is varied. No one day is the same and you will embrace any and all tasks as they arise. Key resort tasks include storeroom management, resort logistics, basic property maintenance, caring for our fleet of vehicles and providing cover for other resort roles as need arises. You will work closely with the Resort Manager and Chalet Coordinator to ensure that the resort keeps running smoothly and efficiently.

Who we are looking for : 

  • As a Resort Assistant you will need to be extremely flexible, organised and easy going.
  • You should have experience working within in a professional childcare and/or hospitality  environment.
  • You will possess a very strong team ethic and will be a natural communicator.
  • You should be a motivated, positive and energetic person that enjoys a challenge and possesses strong problem solving abilities.

Other requirements:

  • It is required that you hold a full EU Driving Licence, a UK National Insurance number, UK bank account, and an EU passport.
  • Due to the nature of our business all employees must hold a recent DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) enhanced disclosure and certificate – we can assist with this processes.

What we provide:

  • We will provide a training and set-up course during which you will be shown how to set up and operate your chalet. You will be equipped with the tools and information that you need to take on the responsibility of your role.
  • Level 2 Food Hygiene

Package

Family Ski Company provide their resort teams with an excellent employment package

We offer a very competitive wage as well as:

  • Transport to and from the UK at the beginning and at the end of the season.
  • A full season lift pass
  • Insurance that covers skiing accidents and emergency medical cover
  • Ski equipment for the full season
  • Uniform
  • Accommodation and all food.
  • Unrivalled Ski time. (This is due to our staggered shift pattern)

We have an excellent reputation in the industry for treating our teams very well and with great respect

CLICK HERE TO COMPLETE AN APPLICATION FORM FOR WINTER 2017-18!

 

Resort Manager - All full up... try agin next year!

Summary

Family Ski Company specialises in providing catered chalet holidays with a flexible programme of childcare and the Resort Manager is ultimately responsible for the smooth running of every aspect of a prestige ski resort.

Role

Responding calmly to changing circumstances and maintaining team morale and guest satisfaction is an essential part of the job, Resort Managers must set and maintain high standards whilst ensuring their team have the necessary resources, skills and support to carry out their jobs in a happy and professional environment.

Key duties of role

  • To have overall responsibility for ensuring the smooth and efficient running of the resort.
  • To effectively manage, direct and support the resort team with responsibility for their motivation and performance.
  • To quality control all aspects of the Family Ski Company service in resort, ensuring that Family Ski standards of customer service are being upheld in all areas.
  • To provide a key point of communication between the resort and the Operations Team/ UK Office team.
  • To regularly liaise with guests from the moment they arrive into resort to the moment they leave, ensuring guest satisfaction with all aspects of their holiday.
  • To ensure that resort paperwork is being completed and to work with the Operations Administrator to ensure that resort accounts are correct.
  • To be proactive in identifying service improvements and to be flexible in responding to changing circumstances.

Who do we look for?

Resort Managers are expected to be approachable, responsible and diplomatic leaders.

The position involves a great deal of organisation and planning whilst at the same time daily contact with the guests and resort team, so strong people management skills and leadership ability combined with excellent communication skills are essential.

  • A confident leader who can keep calm under pressure with an energetic and positive outlook
  • Proven experience in a personnel managerial role is essential
  • Experience of the hospitality industry and in providing excellent customer service
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • To be proactive and to have excellent problem solving ability
  • Good working knowledge of French is preferred

Requirements and Preferences

  • It is required that you hold a full EU Driving Licence, a UK National Insurance number, UK bank account, and an EU passport.
  • Due to the nature of our business all employees must hold a recent DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) enhanced disclosure and certificate – we can assist with this processes.

Training provided

Our Manager’s join us five weeks prior to the start of the season to fully acquaint you with our processes and your resorts ensuring that you are fully prepared ahead of your teams and our guests joining us.

We provide first aid training and level 2 hygiene to every member of our team.

Package

We offer a very competitive wage as well as:

  • Transport to and from the UK at the beginning and at the end of the season.
  • A full season lift pass
  • Insurance that covers skiing accidents and emergency medical cover
  • Ski equipment for the full season
  • Uniform
  • Accommodation and all food.
  • One and a half days off per week (this is more than the standard single day most companies offer as well as staggered shifts allowing for skiing around work duties)

We have an excellent reputation in the industry for treating our teams very well and with great respect

CLICK HERE TO COMPLETE AN APPLICATION FORM FOR WINTER 2017-18!