Winter Season - Ski Valet

Start Date: 22 November, 2023

Job Description

  • Greeting abnd sending off Guests with first class service.
  • Storing and retrieving skis, snowboards and boots at the designated racks when Guests leave their equipment at the valet.
  • Giving the Guests weather, resort and snow tips and any other relevant information to add value to the Guest's time in the resort.
  • Ensuring Guest belongings are kept safe and handled with care.
  • Assisting with the return of YamaSport rental equipment to provide a seamless rentals experience for the Guests.
  • Ensuring the ski valet area is kept tidy, clear of snow and securely locked up at the end of the day.
  • Assisting the Bell Attendant and other areas of the hotel when necessary.


  • Passionate about hospitality service
  • Previous hospitality experience is a plus
  • Professional attitude
  • Excellent communication skills and enjoy conversing with Guests
  • Enjoy working on your feet in a fast moving environment.
  • Team player.
  • English is a must, and ability to speak a second language is a plus.

Job Particulars

Pay Rate

  • ¥1,300 - ¥1,400 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 OR 7 Apr, 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 in Hirafu 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 available to Kutchan Town for shopping.

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.

Future opportunities in Niseko with the company

  • For the best performing seasonal staff, we will want you back and can potentially sponsor a working visa for future seasons (provided you meet the sponsorship criteria). Full-time career options are also available.

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

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