France, a country known for its romantic sunsets views and iconic landscapes on one side, and its majestic mountain range on the other. France is home to one of the top places in terms of legendary ski destinations; The Alps, comprising of the majestic mountains that divide Europe in a curving line from Austria to France. Many of the most iconic and top-rated ski resorts in the world lie on the north-facing slopes of these peaks in the French Savoie, considered world-class mountains where Olympic medals have been won, and the perfect location to find ski season jobs in France.
In addition to these immense mountains with dependable snowfall and varied access for all skill levels, ski resorts in France provide cosy Alpine villages with a mix of famous, modern hotels and resorts and also the traditional chalets and family friendly lodges. Whatever your skiing or winter activity preferences, living requirements or what time you consider acceptable to après-ski (no time is too early in our books), there is always a place for your dream ski job in the French Alps during this years ski season, with the additional benefit of spectacular mountain scenery everywhere you look.
France is known as a popular country with British season workers, with many of the French ski resorts linking together to create huge ski areas to make it easier for both visitors and those looking for ski season jobs in France. These French ski resorts vary widely in their offerings, such as simple appearance of the resort and the lifestyle they provide for workers, yet the standard of skiing and snowboarding terrain is usually first class. Many French resorts offer door to door skiing…so would you like the chance to be living and working directly on the ski mountain? Then keep reading! No matter if you have never skied in your life or you are near professional, there are jobs for everyone and we can guarantee you will come back home a pro!
As France is hugely popular within the ski season, the list of available ski season jobs is endless and aims to please all. Ski season jobs in France include roles such as bar, reception or maintenance workers, drivers, nannies, chefs, reps and chalet staff, along with the chance to become a ski or snowboard instructor. Each role involves a varied schedule to keep your week exciting, such as one day working in the morning and having the afternoon off (a chance to hit the slopes), where the next day you will work in the evening, giving you the best of both worlds!
Even though the ski season in France does not start until December, this provides the perfect opportunity to spend Christmas and New Year in the snow! The season then runs to the end of April, allowing ski season jobs in France to last around 4 months. If you want to dive into the French culture this winter, check out our list of companies who are offering your dream trip here!