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Driver/ Handyman/ Chalet Assistant

  • Job Location

    French Alps

  • Start date

    Immediate start

  • Duration

    Mid-late April

  • Job Benefits

    £250 (net) p/w + accommodation + travel to/from resort + ski pass + equipment hire + insurance


Multi-skilled Handyman Required! Spend the Winter Season in the Alps!

As the resort Handyman/ Driver/ Chalet Assistant you will be an integral part of the Ski Weekends team.  The set up and shut down periods will be particularly busy for you, moving supplies between chalets and performing pre/end-season checks on all properties.  During the season you will be expected to liaise with your Chalet Manager to collect and deliver shopping and move supplies around as needed.  You will be responsible for logging and performing all maintenance tasks that arise, alerting the chalet manager if it is a big job and keeping a financial record of materials purchased for each job.  You will be expected to help with transfer day,  service and cleaning in your chalet. 

Principal Responsibilities:? 

-Ensure that our high company standards are maintained at all times and that all procedures and codes of practice are adhered to. 

-Attend regular meetings with Chalet Manager to discuss workload/priorities. 

-Pre-season and end of season chalet checks. 

-Ad-hoc maintenance as required. This typically will include, but is not limited to: fixing door handles, hanging pictures/mirrors/hooks, fixing household appliances (esp. dishwashers, vacuum cleaners, washing machines), changing light switches/plugs/plug sockets, replacing wooden slats on balconies, un-blocking sinks and fixing leaks, painting. 

-Shopping pick-up and delivery. 

-Driving supplies to and from chalets as required. 

-Regular driving duties in our company vehicle, keeping vehicle logs and weekly checks up to date.  

-Flexibility to assist with chalet duties/snow clearing as required.  

-Must be smart and presentable at all times 

-Be on call in case of emergency.  

-Any other work as may be reasonably asked by the Company. 

As part of our small, friendly overseas team you will be “the face” of Ski Weekends and are integral to maintaining our high standards and reputation, enabling guests to Be Happy and Ski More!? Here at Ski Weekends, we recognize that our staff are the key to our continued success and believe that happy staff lead to happy guests.? 

We go to great lengths to ensure that we employ a dedicated, enthusiastic and professional team to work together in the alps so that you can all enjoy the unrivalled experience of working a ski season.? Perhaps this is why so many of our staff return season after season…? 

Each candidate will be judged on their experience, confidence and friendliness.? 

This is a full time role, working hours will be flexible and varied. In return we offer one of the best packages available to winter overseas workers including a full area season lift pass and TWO DAYS OFF A WEEK, plus a salary that gives you, after deductions for tax, national insurance etc, a minimum of £185 PER WEEK, with all accommodation, food and travel paid for!

We believe in teamwork, so all our job roles require a hands-on and flexible approach wherever needed. We are looking for staff who have bags of enthusiasm, willing to work hard and who can use their experience and common sense to problem-solve and adapt to the varied situations they may encounter. We prize people who want to go the extra mile and have a “nothing is too much trouble” attitude combined with a passion for the mountains and all things ski.? 


-Multi-skilled Handyman with plumbing and basic electrical experience 

-Full clean U.K. driving license (Must be over 21 due to French Insurance Restrictions). 

-Previous experience of driving on snow and ice desirable. 

-Positive attitude, demonstrating a consistent “can do” and “nothing is too much trouble” approach.  

-Focused, self-motivated and responsible. 

-Team player and able to live and work with other people. 

-Good understanding of customer service. 

-A logical approach to problem solving and the ability to prioritise workload.



Please note that all applicants must be resident in the UK, have a permanent National Insurance number, a UK contact address, UK bank account and valid European Health Insurance card.? You will be on temporary seasonal contract and will be in resort from now to April.? 

Apply now!

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