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Job Description: Peak Season Jobs

By adamrowden, Thu 13th Dec, 2012 at 15:50
A number of companies will look to employ staff for the peak season weeks alone. They will require more staff when their workload increases in the busier weeks, which tend to be during Christmas and New Year as well as the February half-term and April.
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Job Description: Chalet Assistant

By adamrowden, Tue 11th Dec, 2012 at 12:03
One of the most common roles within a ski resort is the humble chalet assistant. These seasonaires are like the worker ants in the nest, but without the ability to carry 100 times their own weight, and if you don’t mind hard work, partying and mountains, then this might just be the perfect job for you.
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Job Description: Chalet Host

By adamrowden, Tue 11th Dec, 2012 at 10:48
Chalet hosting roles vary from company to company but most of them will see you working closely with a chalet chef to help with providing your guests with cracking food and caring for them whilst they are staying with you. Or, if there is no chalet chef, then you will be responsible for the running of the chalet and cooking the meals.
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Bumming it! How to be a 'Ski Bum'

By adamrowden, Tue 11th Dec, 2012 at 09:27
Ok, so this is not strictly a job description, but it sort of falls under that category because, let’s face it: who really, honestly, wants to work during their season?
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Job Description: Bar Staff / Waiter

By adamrowden, Thu 6th Dec, 2012 at 15:19
One of the most sought after roles within a ski resort is the role of bar staff. Working as a bar manager or supervisor in a hotel bar is good fun, but the best jobs in resort are based in small privately owned bars. The places where everyone hangs between sessions on the mountain, and the places where everyone parties after the lifts close.
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Job Description: Resort Rep

By adamrowden, Thu 6th Dec, 2012 at 14:17
If you are hardworking, patient and good with people, then you may just make a good resort rep. If you are lacking any of these three key elements then please, don’t take on this role, you may end up seriously harming a punter.
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Job Descriptions: Plongeur

By adamrowden, Tue 4th Dec, 2012 at 15:40
This is quite possibly the most fun job in resort, and it certainly has the best name (insist on being called a plongeur and refuse to answer to KP, kitchen assistant or anything else) of all the roles you can get.
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Job Description: Nanny

By adamrowden, Tue 4th Dec, 2012 at 15:04
Wherever you get a large hoard of people turning up for a holiday, you are always going to need a decent sized childcare team. And things are no different in the Alps or in any ski resort. Being a nanny in a ski resort is very demanding, but it can be extremely fun and rewarding and, if you are a qualified nanny or you have childcare experience then you will be more than capable of carrying out your duties.
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Job Description: Maintenance Man

By adamrowden, Wed 14th Nov, 2012 at 10:07
Every hotel or chalet company needs a Maintenance Man. These guys (or girls) float around from chalet to chalet solving everyone's problems. Well, that is how it is supposed to work, when in actual fact they are renowned for being hard to track down, and they often struggle to solve issues as they spend most of their time dealing with antiquated continental plumbing and electrics.
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Job Description: Chalet Chef

By adamrowden, Wed 14th Nov, 2012 at 09:09
There are number of cheffing roles available in ski resorts. Some are based in chalets and others will be working in bars and restaurants, whilst others will be stationed in larger Club Hotels. You can get roles as head chefs, assistant chefs and kitchen assistants, but they all have similar good and bad points.
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