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SKI SEASON JOBS
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Further develop your professional skills whilst providing a luxury service
Experience working and living in a world class ski resort
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. They exceed our guests’ expectations and deliver holiday experiences of a lifetime.
We are looking for team players who demonstrate constant professionalism, a positive attitude and willingness to go that extra mile for our guests. People who will provide a level of service that really makes a difference.
Kaluma is very much a team environment and we pride ourselves on having the strongest team in resort. We encourage individuality and want you to bring your personally into work. This is a job that offers variety, challenges and rewards. Each group of guests will have different requests and expectations, no two weeks are the same. We’re looking for a proactive approach to service and a desire to offer something unique. To roll your sleeves up and work hard and to really enjoy your time with us! Your experience and professionalism will shine, 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…”
2023/24 Winter Ski Season Recruitment
RESORT MANAGER COURCHEVEL
You will oversee and manage all aspects of Kaluma’s resort operations in Courchevel 1850. This includes the running of clean, efficient and cost-effective chalets, whilst maintaining staff welfare and managing resort finances and budgets. The ultimate objective is to ensure a smooth and successful operation whilst providing exemplary holidays that exceed our guest’s expectations.
Please download job description below for full specification and responsibilities.
Minimum age of 28 years. Management experience with other ski tour operators, preferably in the luxury market, including at least one season in Courchevel. A background in high-end hospitality or hotel services, with an exacting eye for detail. Proficient French Language skills. Full clean driving license.
Kaluma places a lot of weight on the quality of food we provide. 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: Over 25 with solid experience in luxury fine dining (restaurants, super yachts, private dining ect). A recognised qualification in professional cookery and/or a training background in high end professional kitchens.
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 21 years 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.
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
It’s always service with a smile, so we want a happy team. We take a great pride in you and will always make sure we do our best by all team members. You will receive our unique training before the season starts on everything related to luxury hospitality and “Kaluma Standards” and our particular brand of luxury service: ‘The Kaluma Service’.
You will benefit from a local French / Austrian contract as well as:
- Industry standard wages as per the country specific industry wage tables
- Great accommodation (offered & included if required)
- Insurances (as part of your registration with national health services)
- Ski / Board Equipment (included in your contract)
- Meals in chalets when at work
- Tips and benefits
- On-going training and support
- Access to further recruitment opportunities
Applicants please note:
EU PASSPORT or EU RESIDENCY or EU VISA is essential.
YOU MUST BE ABLE TO COMMIT TO THE ENTIRE WINTER SEASON: DECEMBER – MAY
If you have the necessary experience, attitude and work ethic then please send your CV, a cover letter and up-to-date picture of yourself to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chefs; food plays such an important role in our holidays, please include food pictures / social media links and menu plans to 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
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Corporate Ski Trip to St Anton
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