Recruitment

Work a winter season with White Horizons in Tignes!

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At White Horizons, we know that our staff are an integral part of the holiday experience we offer. Our staff go a long way to making the difference between a good holiday and an excellent holiday for our guests.

We are looking for friendly, confident, skilled and committed individuals and couples who are enthusiastic and passionate about working in the hospitality industry in a skiing environment. If you would you like to work for an independent chalet company and you can ensure guests will receive exceptionally high standards of service with a personal touch, apply to us today!

It is important to us that our staff enjoy working for us. Many of our staff return for consecutive winter seasons and we have an excellent reputation for how well we look after our staff. As an independent, family-run company, we can offer you an amazing winter experience with great benefits. In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a good benefits package as follows:

  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • Full area (Tignes & Val D’Isere) ski pass for the season
  • Ski Insurance
  • Loan of skis or snowboard, plus boots for the season
  • Uniform
  • Start of season training course
  • Transport to and from the UK
  • Friends and family discount on White Horizons holidays
  • All staff have the opportunity to ski on six days each week, with one full day off per week.

Requirements

  • Applicants must hold EU passport, a UK bank account, residential UK address and permanent UK national insurance number.
  • Applicants must be available from 1st December 2017 until 30th April 2018
  • Applicants should be friendly and confident, prepared and committed for hard work.
  • Previous experience of working a winter season would be an advantage but not essential.
  • Previous cooking experience or catering qualifications are an advantage; however each application will be assessed on individual merit. Full training is provided.

Apply for a job

To apply, email us [email protected] with your CV and a recent photo of yourself, along with a covering letter explaining why you think you will be an excellent part of Team White Horizons and how you will make a difference to our company.

We still have some positions left to fill for winter 2017/18 and are looking to recruit for the positions below. Come and join our team of friendly, like-minded individuals, for an enjoyable and rewarding season in the amazing resort of Tignes!

We look forward to hearing from you.

Jamie & Gayle, Directors – White Horizon Chalets

Available positions winter 2017/18

Individual Chalet Hosts

Job Description

  • Meeting and greeting guests on arrival and helping them with any queries and questions.
  • Daily preparing, serving and clearing of breakfast and of a three course evening meal (main, dessert & coffee).
  • Daily baking of cakes/biscuits, setting up and clearing afternoon tea.
  • Interaction with chalet guests throughout their holiday.
  • Daily cleaning & tidying of chalet.
  • Weekly stock take and shop for chalet food/cleaning materials within a given budget.
  • Cleaning of chalet every changeover day, readying for the arrival of new guests.
  • Being responsible for the immediate reporting and resolution of all relevant maintenance problems.
  • Keeping access paths and steps free of snow and ice at all times.
  • Maintaining all health, safety and hygiene regulations
  • Any other directed duties as necessary to enable the smooth running of White Horizon Chalets

Chalet Host Couples

Job Description

The 2 roles below have a degree of overlapping in that you would be a team, working the same hours and helping each other to provide a high level of service.

Role 1

  • Meeting and greeting guests on arrival and helping them with any queries and questions.
  • Daily preparing, serving and clearing of breakfast and of a four course evening meal (starter, main, dessert & coffee/cheeseboard). Canapés will also be served one night per week.
  • Daily baking of cakes/biscuits, setting up and clearing afternoon tea.
  • Interaction with chalet guests throughout their holiday.
  • Daily cleaning & tidying of chalet (lounge, public areas, kitchen).
  • Weekly stock take and shop for chalet food/cleaning materials within a given budget.
  • Cleaning of chalet every ‘changeover day’, readying for the arrival of new guests.
  • Maintaining all health, safety and hygiene regulations
  • Any other directed duties as necessary to enable the smooth running of White Horizon Chalets.

Role 2

  • Meeting and greeting guests on arrival and helping them with any queries and questions.
  • Being responsible for the immediate reporting and resolution of all relevant maintenance problems.
  • Daily cleaning and tidying of chalet bathrooms and bedrooms.
  • Assisting in preparation, serving, clearing and washing up of meals
  • Interaction with chalet guests throughout their holiday.
  • Deep cleaning of chalet every changeover day, readying for the arrival of new guests.
  • Keeping access paths and steps free of snow and ice at all times.
  • In-chalet laundry of chalet towels and tea towels (not bed linen)
  • Maintaining the hot tub in accordance with safety instruction. Training will be provided.
  • Liaising with the directors/management to ensure standards of guest satisfaction are met.
  • Any other directed duties as necessary to enable the smooth running of White Horizon Chalets.

 Resort Manager

Job Description

The Resort Manager will be a reliable, responsible person on the ground to manage operations in resort. As the White Horizon Chalets Resort Manager your responsibilities will include overseeing all operational and guest related aspects of resort management. You will supervise and organise the resort staff and ensure that our high standards, procedures and company image are maintained.

You need to be highly organised and adaptable with excellent communication skills, ideally having previous experience working overseas. You will produce regular and accurate reports for the Directors. As well as the general skills related to your job role you will also be required to assist with other physical duties throughout the chalet and apartment programmes.

What the role involves:

  • The Resort Manager will be the point of contact for guests for any issues or interactions.
  • You will be responsible for and will be required to co-ordinate the handling of ski passes purchased by our clients through White Horizons for the STGM.
  • You will monitor that high standards of cleanliness and service are maintained in the chalets by the chalet hosts. This will be regular weekly checks, and will be reporting to Directors.
  • Drive staff in company vehicle to Super U in Bourg St. Maurice for shopping for chalet food once a week.
  • You will be responsible for the company vehicle, carrying out routine checks, maintenance, weekly cleaning and keeping mileage logs.
  • You will be responsible for the changeover of our self catered apartments each week, then meeting guests on their first or second day.
  • Due to the nature of the job, working hours are not fixed. Changeover day is the big day of the week and is longer hours than the other days.

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