Winter Season - Housekeeper

Start Date: 22 November, 2023

Job Description

  • Cleaning Guest rooms, onsen, and public areas in the hotel.
  • Bedmaking for in-house Guests and new arrivals.
  • Replenishing Guest amenities in rooms and public areas.
  • Notifying supervisor of any issues in rooms or the hotel or property.
  • Reporting maintenance issues.
  • Receiving supply deliveries.
  • Assisting Guests when necessary.
  • Other general tasks in the hotel or property.


  • Passionate about hospitality service.
  • Previous housekeeper experience is a plus but not necessary.
  • A team player with a professional attitude and attention to detail.
  • Basic English language skills. Japanese language skills or desire to learn a plus but not mandatory.

Job Particulars

Pay Rate

  • ¥1,600 - ¥1,700 per hour.
  • 25% overtime allowance for hours worked above prescribed working hours for the month.
  • 25% late night allowance for work between 10pm and 5am.

Employment Period

  • 22 Nov, 2023 - 24 Mar, 2024.
  • Fully paid training at the start of the season.


  • Generally 5 days per week, around 40 hours per week.
  • Hours will vary through the season depending on business levels with less hours at the start and end of the season and occasional overtime work during peak periods.

Job Benefits

Lift Passes

  • Your own Free Grand Hirafu season pass with an option of upgrading to All Mountain at an additional cost.
  • If you do not need a pass, you will be offered a bonus payment of ¥20,000.

Subsidised Accommodation and Staff Shuttle

  • Subsidised staff accommodation available starting from ¥5,000 per month quad share, ¥15,000 twin share (or double for couples) with all utilities and WiFi included.
  • Free staff shuttle between Kutchan and Hirafu for getting to and from work.

Free Ski & Snowboard Lessons

  • Great for first-timers and beginners - free ski/snowboard group lessons with GoSnow (dependent on availability.)

Discounts on HTM's services

  • Discounts on stays, restaurants, rentals, massages and more with HTM operated businesses.

Interested in joining us for the season of a lifetime? Submit your application now using the form below:

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