Working Abroad Magazine has compiled a directory of winter season employers. If you’re looking for work at a ski resort in Europe, or even in the USA or Canada, then start with this list of employers. We even provided training resources just for good measure.
Mark Warner (www.markwarner.co.uk/recruitment2/winter-jobs/)
Each year Mark Warner employs over 1,500 staff to work in some of Europe’s top ski resorts. Highly respected within the travel industry, we are one of the few companies to remain independent. Much of our success is attributed to the high quality of our staff and their dedication to outstanding customer service. Whether you are looking for a short-term challenge or a career in travel, Mark Warner offers a rewarding adventure and some excellent opportunities.
Ski Bound (www.skibound.co.uk)
Join our Overseas Ski team and you’ll ensure our customers have fun on and off the slopes. We’re one of the leading winter sports tour operators offering ski holidays for adults, families and school groups.
Big Sky Resorts Montana (www.bigskyresort.com)
World-class full-service resort set amongst the natural and recreational wonders of North America requires the best service and skills in the hospitality industry. If you are interested in becoming part of the Big Sky team, view our available employment opportunities.
All of our staff come to Val d’Isère because they want to ski almost every day for five months, on some of the best slopes in the world. You don’t have to be a good skier – it doesn’t even matter if you’ve never tried skiing at all – but you have to be a fairly sporty, outdoors sort of person to contemplate a season in the Alps. For information on available careers please visit the website.
Snow Skool (www.snowskool.co.uk)
Snowboard & ski instructor training courses in the world-class Canadian resorts of Sunshine Village, Banff & Big White, British Columbia and in snow-filled Cardrona, New Zealand for over five years now.
Ski 3v (www.ski3v.co.uk)
Well established independent ski company with an excellent reputation, based all year round in Courchevel. Now in the 16th season operating chalet and apartment holidays in the Alps, throughout this time a valuable and extensive knowledge has been gained which enables the company to offer and provide the best possible services.
Ski Royale (skiroyale.com)
Attention to detail, personal service and exquisite catering make us the best in the business. We operate exclusively in the unspoiled, charming resort of Megeve. A true alpine
village surrounded by snow-filled pastures and horse-drawn taxi’s. The center is an abundance of chic boutiques, cosy bars and fine dining restaurants. For work opportunities please visit our website.
The International Ski Instructors Association, known better by the acronym ISIA, is the world body for professional ski instructors. The ISIA was formed in 1959 and there are currently 36 member nations representing the very best in ski instruction around the world.
Scott Dunn (www.scottdunn.com)
Enter our world of ski; luxury ski chalets, experienced chefs and attentive hosts. Mouth-watering food, fine wine, impeccable service, exceptional childcare and some small touches we hope will make all the difference. We pride ourselves on organizing the best ski experiences on offer and have been doing so for 21 years. We have 31 chalets across five of the best alpine resorts, six have indoor swimming pools, four have roof-top hot tubs. To find out about great jobs visit our website.