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Working for Kaluma Ski
Kaluma is an owner managed, boutique, luxury ski chalet operator working exclusively in St Anton am Arlberg and Courchevel 1850, two of the best ski resorts in the world. We know that our in-resort teams are our most valuable asset; the front-line of our business, exceeding our guests’ expectations and delivering holiday experiences of a lifetime. In all our team members we look for constant professionalism, a positive “can do” attitude and a willingness to go that little-bit further to provide a level of service that really makes a difference.
We pride ourselves on always having the best team in resort. The most fun and the hardest working. We encourage our staff to be individuals, working within a team environment. We want your personality to shine through and we want you to always be thinking ahead and offering something unique to our guests.
Every week and every group of our guests will be different. We want your experience and professionalism to blossom and nothing will ever be too much trouble for any of our discerning, well-travelled or high profile guests.
“The mountains are calling and I must go…”
2021/22 Ski Season Jobs
Ski Season Roles
RESORT MANAGER, COURCHEVEL 1850
This a unique and exciting recruitment opportunity for someone looking for potential career progression within a dynamic and exclusive ski chalet and alpine events company. The position offers resort autonomy and real responsibility, whilst receiving full operational and administrative support from Kaluma’s experienced Operations team.
The correct candidate will be responsible for all resort operations, divided into four sub headings; Staff Management, Guest Relations, Resort Logistics, and Resort Accounts.
Requirements: Over 25 with previous (Resort) Management experience ideally with other luxury ski tour operators or relevant industry, a background in high-end hospitality, proficient French language skills, full clean driving license. A passion to offer excellent service and motivate your team.
The Chalet Host is Kaluma’s most guest facing position, they are the face of the company, interacting with guests on a daily basis delivering the personal service-style for which we have become known for. We look for enthusiastic candidates, with can-do attitudes and a desire to ensure every guest has the holiday of a lifetime. Chalet Hosts are responsible for the day-to-day running of all front of house duties, carried out with the upmost professionalism.
Main duties and responsibilities:
- Service: The set up and service of breakfast, afternoon tea and evening meal.
- Housekeeping: Maintaining the hygiene and cleanliness of the chalet, including daily cleaning of guest bedrooms, bathrooms and all communal areas, including toilets, living room, wellness areas.
- Guest relations: Socialising
with chalet guests, offering resort knowledge and creating an ambiance in the chalet where the guests feel welcome and relaxed at all times
Requirements: Over 23yrs of age, a working background or training in high-end hospitality, previous summer/winter season experience, a desire to offer the best service to your guests.
Kaluma places a lot of weight on the quality of food we provided. For our guests, the food in their luxury chalet is often as important as the skiing and we believe that what we offer sets us apart from our competitors.
All chefs working in Kaluma catered chalets are experienced professionals, hired due to their professionalism and experience in the industry. We provide a generous budget and allow our chefs menu autonomy, expecting in return well-balanced, flavoursome and beautifully presented dishes, catering to specific needs and requirements.
Requirements: A recognised qualification in professional cookery and/or a training background in high end professional kitchens and a solid experience in fine dining environments (restaurants, super yachts, private dining etc…), over 25, with experience.
To provide a safe, informative and reliable driving service within resort. In this very customer facing position you will also be required to help with in-chalet operations, external guests, maintenance, resort logistics and support work. The ultimate objective is to provide exceptionally high standards of customer service, to ensure exemplary holidays which exceed our guest’s expectations.
Requirements: A full, clean drivers licence held for at least 5 years, over 25, a background in high-end hospitality, previous summer/winter season experience, professional driving experience and/or experience driving larger long-wheel-based vehicles in mountainous/rural areas, experience of basic maintenance and DIY.
What We Offer
We want a happy team. It’s always service with a smile. We take a great pride in our team and will always make sure we do our very best by all team members. We have a team of dedicated professionals to run our training course, which covers everything related to luxury hospitality and the “Kaluma Service”. You will benefit from a local French / Austrian contract:
- Industry standard wages as per the country specific industry wage tables
- Great accommodation (offered & included if required)
- Lift passes (subsidised in resort)
- Insurances (as part of your registration with national health services)
- Equipment (included in your contract)
- Meals in chalets when at work
- Tips and benefits
- On-going training and support
- Access to further recruitment opportunities
AN EU PASSPORT or EU RESIDENCY or AN EU WORK PERMIT or VISA is essential.
YOU CAN COMMIT TO THE WHOLE WINTER SEASON: DECEMBER – APRIL
If you are prepared to work hard and enjoy your time in the mountains then please send your CV, a cover letter and most up to date picture to email@example.com.
Chefs, please include any food pictures, Instagram accounts or menu plans that would support your application.
Chalet Eden Rock
Everyone bent over backwards to make this trip the best ski trip we have ever had!!!
Kaluma travel have been essential to the success of a number of my flagship annual events. They are extremely professional and true experts in their field, but most importantly they always make me and our clients feel like a family during our trips. You don’t need a plan B when you have Kaluma. Thanks!
Sweet Little Home, New Year
Never have my family been so happy
Corporate Ski Trip to St Anton
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