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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 but 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.

Please note that once positions are full prior to, and during the season, we do recruit staff for a reserve team.  Please, therefore, do still apply if you are interested in being on our reserve list.

 



CLICK HERE TO COMPLETE AN APPLICATION FORM FOR WINTER 2019-2020

 Job Positions Available for Winter 19-20

Childcare Team - Qualified Childcare Nanny. Circa £177 per week + benefits

There has never been a better time to experience a winter season in the Alps.  You will have plenty of time to ski and board and enjoy your season to the full whilst working hard to ensure our guests have a wonderful holiday.

Qualified Childcare Nannies are key members of our childcare team, providing high quality and fun care with a focus on our youngest guests. Our Qualified Nannies contribute to fun ‘winter themed’ activities for the children to enjoy, including hot chocolate trips, gruffalo hunting, nature walks and winter olympics! Children’s ages range from 3 months to 12 years and each resort has its own well-equipped creche. Nannies are expected to maintain the safety, hygiene and standards of the crèche spaces and excellent communication with parents.

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.
  • Experience of employment in high quality childcare settings is essential and experience in a hospitality setting is useful but not essential.
  • 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.
  • A recent DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) enhanced disclosure and certificate – we can assist with this process.

Package

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

  • Transport to and from the UK at the beginning and 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 will provide full training with other members of the childcare team
  • 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 2019-20

 

Childcare Team - Activity Leader. Circa £160 per week + benefits

There has never been a better time to experience a winter season in the Alps.  You will have plenty of time to ski and board and enjoy your season to the full whilst working hard to ensure our guests have a wonderful holiday.

Activity Leaders provide fun, safe and secure winter-themed activities for the children on holiday. Children’s ages range from 3 months to 13 years and cover three kids clubs, the Adventurers, The Powder Hounds and the Powder Pups. Each resort has its own well-equipped crèche and Activity Leaders are expected to bring their great ideas along to the design of the activities. Activities are inspired by the mountains and the winter environment and usually include, snowman making; hot chocolate trips; nature walks and igloo building!

Who we are looking for:

  • You will be enthusiastic, creative and a 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.

Other requirements

  • It is required that you hold a UK National Insurance number, UK bank account, and an EU passport.
  • A recent DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service)enhanced disclosure and certificate – we can assist with this process

What we provide:

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

  • 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
  • Ski lessons
  • Uniform
  • Accommodation (We have double rooms for couples)
  • 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 2019-20

 

Chalet Team - Cooks and Hosts. Circa £160 per week + benefits

There has never been a better time to experience a winter season in the Alps.  You will have plenty of time to ski and board and enjoy your season to the full whilst working hard to ensure our guests have a wonderful holiday.

Our fantastic Chalet Team work together to create a memorable winter chalet experience for our guests. All of our chalets are family-friendly with excellent facilities and homely alpine touches! We like our team to make the chalet their own and to create a warm and welcoming atmosphere for guests of all ages.

We have the following roles available within our Chalet Team:

  • Chalet Team – Evening Lead
  • Chalet Team – Morning Lead

The main areas of responsibilty for the Evening Lead include: serving children’s dinner; cooking, presenting and hosting a delicious meal and creating a relaxing atmosphere for the adult guests to enjoy. The earlier past of the day is yours to enjoy as you wish! The Morning lead role consists of preparing and serving breakfast, making afternoon tea and cleaning the chalet.

We expect all Chalet Team members to be flexible and adaptable and to be able to undertake the duties of all Chalet Team roles if required. We have structured the roles in this way so that staff can benefit from having plenty of time off to enjoy the mountains.

Who we are looking for:

We pay a very competitive wage for the industry which reflects the top-level service that we are looking for from our staff.

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 chalets to the standards that Family Ski require.

Our Chalet Team are outgoing individuals who enjoy the responsibility of looking after guests and producing high-quality food. You will take great pride in your personal appearance and in the presentation of the chalet. You will have excellent communication skills and genuinely enjoy looking after and entertaining people in a homely environment with a sense of personal pride and ownership.

  • 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:

  • A UK National Insurance number, UK bank account and an EU passport.
  • A recent DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) enhanced disclosure and certificate – we can assist with this process

What we provide:

  • We will provide full training and set-up course with the rest of the team, as you learn how to operate your chalet. You will be equipped with the tools and information that you need to take on the responsibility of running the chalet and preparing our set menus.

Package

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

  • Amazing ski time!
  • Flights 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 – right by the piste!

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 2019-20

 

Childcare Team - Ski School Helper. Circa £160 per week + benefits. All positions now filled. RESERVE POSITIONS ONLY

There has never been a better time to experience a winter season in the Alps.  You will have plenty of time to ski and board and enjoy your season to the full whilst working hard to ensure our guests have a wonderful holiday.

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 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.

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 process

*Disclosure and Barring Service

Training provided

We provide a full training and setup period as well as First Aid training and level 2 Food Hygiene to every member of our team

Package

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

  • 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)
  • 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 2019-20

 

Resort Supervisor. Circa £177 per week + benefits. RESERVE POSITIONS ONLY

There has never been a better time to experience a winter season in the Alps.  You will have plenty of time to ski and board and enjoy your season to the full whilst working hard to ensure our guests have a wonderful holiday.

Our Resort Support Teams are crucial in keeping our resorts running and keeping our chalet and childcare 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.

The role of a Resort Supervisor 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.

Resort tasks include storeroom management, resort logistics, basic maintenance, driving and 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 Childcare Manager to ensure that the resort keeps running smoothly and efficiently.

Who we are looking for :

  • As a Resort Supervisor you will need to be extremely flexible, organised and easy going
  • You will be a confident driver (you will be driving vans in around our French resorts in winter conditions)
  • You will possess a very strong team ethic and will be a natural communicator with lots of enthusiasm
  • 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 will assist with this process.

What we provide:

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

  • Transport to and from the UK at the beginning and 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 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 2019-20

 

Resort Manager. Circa £240 per week + benefits. RESERVE POSITIONS ONLY

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 process

Training provided

Our Coordinators join us 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 Food 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 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
  • 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 2019-20

 

Childcare Team - Childrens Cook / Activity Leader. Circa £160 per week + benefits

There has never been a better time to experience a winter season in the Alps.  You will have plenty of time to ski and board and enjoy your season to the full whilst working hard to ensure our guests have a wonderful 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 working with food is preferred. Full training on our childcare lunch recipes will be given. Experience of previous employment in high quality childcare settings and experience in a hospitality setting is preferred.

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 an 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 process.

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

  • Transport to and from the UK at the beginning and 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)
  • 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 2019-20

Childcare Manager. Circa £191 per week + benefits. RESERVE POSITIONS ONLY

There has never been a better time to experience a winter season in the Alps.  You will have plenty of time to ski and board and enjoy your season to the full whilst working hard to ensure our guests have a wonderful holiday.

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

Key duties of role:

  • To provide leadership, support and guidance for the resort childcare team with responsibility for their motivation and performance.
  • To quality control all aspects of Family Ski Company childcare service in resort, ensuring that Family Ski Company standards of childcare services are being upheld in all areas.
  • To ensure that childcare paperwork is being completed correctly.
  • Regular guest liaison regarding the childcare service.
  • To regularly liaise with guests from the moment they arrive into resort to the moment they leave, ensuring guest satisfaction with the childcare aspects of their holiday.
  • To provide a key point of communication between the childcare team and the Resort Coordinator/ Operations team.
  • To ensure the childcare team have all the equipment, food, paperwork and other general supplies required to fulfill their responsibilities.
  • To actively contribute to the childcare activities and service that Family Ski Company provides.
  • To be proactive in identifying service improvements and to be flexible in responding to changing circumstances.
  • The position will require you to assist the Resort Coordinator in any duties that may be necessary in resort.

Who we look for:

Childcare 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, children and the childcare team, so strong people management ability combined with excellent communication skills are essential.

  • A confident manager who can keep calm under pressure with an energetic and positive outlook.
  • Proven experience in a personnel managerial role is essential as is a good understanding of professional childcare practises.
  • 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.

Other requirements

  • It is required that you hold a UK National Insurance number, UK bank account, and an EU passport.
  • Preferably you would hold an EU driving licence.
  • 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 process.

Package

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

  • 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)
  • 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 2019/20

Chalet Manager. Circa £175 per week + benefits. RESERVE POSITIONS ONLY

There has never been a better time to experience a winter season in the Alps.  You will have plenty of time to ski and board and enjoy your season to the full whilst working hard to ensure our guests have a wonderful holiday.

Family Ski Company specialises in providing catered chalet holidays with a flexible programme of childcare.

The Chalet Manager is responsible for ensuring our high standards throughout the chalet operations within resort.

Responding calmly to changing circumstances and maintaining team morale and guest satisfaction is an essential part of the job. Chalet Managers help with training the team and 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. This role is best suited to someone with a few seasons under their belt.

Key duties of role

  • To have overall responsibility for the 7-10 catered chalets within resort.
  • To aide the Resort Manager to help effectively manage, direct and support the Chalet Team with responsibility for their motivation and performance.
  • To quality control cleaning standards in all chalets.
  • To provide a key point of communication between the Chalet Team and the Resort Manager/Operations Team
  • To regularly liaise with the Chalet Team in regards to food standards and quality and assist in the chalets where necessary
  • To ensure that all chalet paperwork is being completed and submitted
  • To assist the Resort Manager in any other areas required

Who do we look for?

Chalet Managers are expected to be approachable, responsible and diplomatic.

The position involves a great deal of organisation and planning in addition to a good knowledge of cooking and cleaning standards. The role requires strong people management skills combined with knowledge of chalet tour operators.

  • A confident manager who can keep calm under pressure with an energetic and positive outlook
  • Proven experience in a supervisory role is an advantage
  • Experience of the hospitality industry/catering and in providing excellent customer service
  • Strong knowledge of food and wine is an advantage
  • Excellent communication skills
  • To be proactive and to have excellent problem solving ability

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 process

Training provided

Our Chalet Managers usually come out before the Chalet Team to help set up, learn about the company processes and assist with training.

We provide first aid training and level 2 food 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 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
  • 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 2019/20

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