Recruitment is paramount in any industry and no more than in the ski business. We consider age, experience level, aptitude and maturity when hiring our seasonal staff.
To manage the day-to-day operations of the business, members of our senior team are on hand 24 hours; every day of the week to ensure everything about your holiday is running to your expectations. Our recruitment season commences in May each and does not end until we have found the right people for each and every position.
Our staff are the very heart of our business and we know that by recruiting efficiently and wisely our guests throughout the skiing season will benefit from their professionalism and enthusiasm. , Seasonal staff are kept fully up-to-date on everything that occurs at their resorts with weekly meetings and group discussions that occur throughout the season. Such occasions are also used as think tanks where ideas are exchanged that can be used to improve the hospitality provided in each and every chalet
Before each season commences we hire experienced personnel that includes drivers, ski technicians, chefs, transport assistants, resort managers, hosts and for many other roles to attend to any and every aspect of the booking and holiday process.
Our French office in Bourg St Maurice operate all post-sales and ongoing holiday criteria while the Bristol office in the UK is responsible for all pre-sales enquiries and reservations.
We believe that we owe it to you, out guests, to ensure that the personnel that are at the fore of our operations in the UK and at the resorts are trained to provide outstanding service in whatever capacity they are employed. They are the lifeblood of our organisation and are fundamental to why so many guests of Green Rides keep coming back season after season.
We need experienced drivers who understand the skill behind the wheel. Successful applicants will have a full clean driving license with experience driving mini buses. Drivers will transport clients to and from various airports in the region over the weekend and during the week, ferry clients to the piste and chalet hosts and chefs to and from the market on food purchasing days
Ski Techs and Maintenance
This role will rely on someone with a little technical ability and a lot of common sense, ski fitting clients over the weekend in multiple resorts and helping maintain chalets throughout the working week
Our Chalet Hosts are responsible for looking after all aspects of chalet services. A passion for food, people and the mountain is essential to be successful in this role. We are looking for hard working, sociable, organised individuals with catering experience and/or qualifications, to care for between 8 and 12 guests.
You will provide breakfast, afternoon tea and three/four course dinner every day, as well as undertaking a range of cleaning tasks including changeover of the chalet. You must be able to work with a menu plan within budget guidelines.
As well as the chalet hosts, you will be responsible for looking after all aspects of chalet services. A passion for food, people and the mountain is essential to be successful in this role. We are looking for hard working, sociable, organised couples with catering experience and/or qualifications, to care for between 12 and 16 guests.
You will provide breakfast, afternoon tea and three/four course dinner every day, as well as undertaking a range of cleaning tasks including changeover of the chalet. You must be able to work with a menu plan within budget guidelines. Outdoor maintenance and driving (in-resort and airport transfer) will be necessary on the bigger properties.
The Package once seconded
- Uniform – polo shirts, fleece and ski jacket
- Lift pass for the ski season
- Ski/ board and boot hire
- Lessons (free when available)
- 70% travel expenses
- Monthly salary paid into UK bank account
Applicants must have EU/UK passport, UK bank account and UK National Insurance Number.
So, if you are thinking of spending the next winter season in the French Alps, apply by sending a Cover Letter, CV and recent photo to
Successful applicants will be personally interviewed in the UK or using Skype.
If you are keen to complete a winter season but do not feel very confident about your cooking or chalet abilities why not join our Green Rides cookery school for a week. We will prepare you for your winter season and have you ready to apply for positions with the confidence and security you will need to perform at an excellent standard.