Last Minute Chalet Host & Driver needed to finish the Ski Season in Meribel, France!

Chalet Host & Driver needed for the 22/23 Ski Season in Meribel, France!

  • Location: France
  • Job Function: Driving, Hospitality & Waiting, Ski & Winter Resort
  • Job Type: Seasonal, Winter
  • Language: English (other languages are a plus)
  • Period: December 2022 until April 2023
  • Salary: From €1600/month
  • Relocation Package: Travel to resort and return at end of the season within Europe
  • Benefits: Ski Pass & Ski or snowboard and boot hire
  • Accommodation: Shared Accommodation included

About us

Alp Leisure employs the very best people to care for our guests so we provide what we believe is a highly competitive all-around package. We are looking for a Chalet Host and a Driver for the Ski season in Meribel. Each chalet team consists of 4 motivated, experienced individuals (chef, manager and chauffeur) who cover all aspects of our guests’ stay to an extremely high level – all members of the team need to work in harmony to ensure this. Applicants can apply as couples as well. Please note that all applicants need to have an EU passport (Schengen Area) or Carte de Sejour and have the right to work in France.

All applicants will need a valid driving license and EU COVID Vaccination Certificate as well.

Chalet Driver/Chauffeur

Our chauffeurs provide an in-resort transport service for our guests around Meribel as well as various staff movements when required. The chauffeur is also responsible for keeping the decks, steps and driveways free of snow, logs stacked and brought in and recycling and assisting the Chalet Manager and team in all aspects of running the chalet

Our Chauffeurs are conscientious, smart, customer service orientated and hard working. They will need to possess proven excellent driving experience in winter conditions along with the ability to work well within a small team and be proactive. We are looking for people who care about first impressions and who will maintain their cars (luxury 4×4 VW Caravelles) cleanliness inside and out on a daily basis. Some mechanical knowledge and practical experience of tire changing etc are also required.

Winter/Mountain driving in large vans and customer service experience is essential along with the ability to get stuck in and lend a hand wherever needed.

You will need to demonstrate that you ideally have experience in professional driving either:

 

  • A driver/chauffeur CPC
  • An advanced motorist qualification
  • Evidence of working as an experienced chauffeur for at least two years
  • You should also have a minimum of 5 years of driving experience, a clean driving license and ideally experience in driving in mountains and winter conditions.

 

You will be required to have a medical examination for this position and we may request a CRB check.

Duties:

 

  • Providing an in-resort chauffeur service to Alp Leisure Clients
  • Snow clearing for decking, paths and drives as and when necessary.
  • Delivery of Newspapers and Bakery products as and when required
  • Assistance to all other Alp Leisure chalet chauffeur services
  • Removal of recycling 
  • Overseeing all external chalet amenities and equipment i.e. Jacuzzi and sauna

 

Chalet Host

We are looking for conscientious chalet hosts to work in our 5-star chalets in Meribel who will assist with the daily cleaning to the highest standard plus assist the chalet manager in service and the general care of the guests. This will also include breakfast and afternoon tea service as well as some laundry duties. The job includes cleaning bathrooms, bedrooms and communal areas, serving afternoon tea, assisting with breakfast and evening service, small laundry items, ironing, etc and being on hand to cover any chalet staff illnesses. Hosts may be required to drive guests occasionally so a full driving license and confidence in driving in winter conditions is essential also some cooking experience is an added bonus.

Timekeeping, excellent standards of cleanliness and hygiene, as well as previous housekeeping experience in private homes, boats, or luxury chalets/hotels, are necessary attributes for this very important role. You should also have a minimum of 2 years of driving experience, a clean driving license and ideally experience of driving in mountains and winter conditions. You may be required to have a medical examination for this position and we may request a CRB check.

Duties:

Housekeeping duties for all bedrooms, bathrooms and main living areas of the chalet Assistance in the service and provision of;

 

  • Breakfast  Continental and/or Full English as required;
  • Lunch and/or afternoon tea on request;
  • Children’s suppers and canapés on request;
  • Evening meal  The number of courses will vary from group to group

 

Assistance in;

 

  • Full overhaul of chalet once a week on change-over day, including thorough cleaning and identification of any maintenance issues.
  • Reporting and ensuring guests are billed for any damage/breakages caused within the chalet; amenities and equipment i.e. Jacuzzi and sauna;
  • Complete full chalet inventory at start and end of the season;
  • Weekly stock, damage/breakage report;
  • Guest feedback on a weekly basis;
  • Overseeing all chalet amenities and equipment i.e. Jacuzzi and sauna;
  • Snow clearing as and when necessary.
  • Driving Guests In-resort as and when necessary.

 

About The Package

 

  • Travel to the resort and return at end of the season within Europe
  • Good quality accommodation in apartments/shared chalets – all positions are ‘live-out
  • Wages paid monthly in arrears
  • One day off per week
  • Uniform
  • Season ski pass – One Valley or Three Valley with full cost refunded on completion of a successful season
  • Ski or snowboard and boot hire
  • Carte-Neige insurance
  • French-based support team

 

Do you have what it takes to work for us? Then we would love to hear from you, apply now!

Alp Leisure

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