Chalet Ivy Hirafu is a small luxury hotel located just 3 minutes from the Grand Hirafu ski area and is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year.
In addition to a total of 78 guest rooms, the hotel is equipped with an authentic Japanese restaurant, a lounge bar, a natural hot spring, an indoor gym and a ski and snowboard rental service with concierge.

Based on the concept of “making every guest feel at home”, the hotel offers a healing space with the cosiness of a holiday home through personalised hospitality and high quality service, which can only be achieved in a small hotel.
https://www.chaletivy.com/hirafu/

◆◆◆Extensive Benefits◆◆◆

☆ Ski rental discounts, half-price subsidies for lift passes including the all-mountain pass

☆ 20-minute walk from the staff dormitory to the hotel

☆ Private vehicle commute possible (transportation allowance provided for commutes 2 km or more)

☆ Social insurance

☆ Uniforms provided

Please ask for details at the interview.

[Position/Employment Status]

Seasonal staff (part-time)

*Possibility of full-time employment after the season ends

*Please request full-time or year-round employment at the interview.

[Working Period]

December 1, 2022 to the end of March 2023 (extension after April is also possible)

*Employment starting date negotiable (Please make your request at the interview.)

[Working Hours]

Work is shifts from about 3 days a week, 4 to 8 hours a day

*Full-time work is highly welcome!

[Job Openings]

1. Front desk agent (Including night shift)

Job description: Hotel front deskduties (check in and check out duties, bell duties), arranging various guest services, hotel room reservation duties, etc.

Qualifications: Can interact with guests in English, candidates with experience preferred, candidates who can work night shifts highly welcome

Other: *You may be requested to work some night shifts. (Requests for only daytime work negotiable)

2. Night Auditor = Night shift front desk staff

Job description: Hotel front deskduties (check in and check out information management), arranging various guest services, hotel room reservation duties, etc.

Qualifications: Can interact with guests in English, candidates with experience preferred, candidates with confidence in physical capacity

Other: Main shift is night shift, but day shift may be available on occasion. Night shifts are from 21:00 to 06:00 the following day.

3. Housekeeper

Job description: Cleaning guest rooms and facilities (i.e., common areas, public bath), replenishing amenities, etc.

Qualifications: Education and English language skills irrelevant, candidates with no experience highly welcome

Other: Free transportation available to and from Kutchan/Kyogoku areas

4. Night Housekeeper

Job description: loading linen and folding towels for the next day, handling guest requests (e.g. lending out equipment), onsen checks, taking over duties from the day shift, etc.

Qualifications: Education and English language skills irrelevant, candidates with no experience highly welcome

Other: No room cleaning in principle, working hours from 5pm to 11pm.

5. Cook/Kitchen staff

Job description: Cooking assistant duties and other kitchen duties at the hotel restaurant

Qualifications: Preferential treatment for candidates with cooking experience, English language skill irrelevant

Other: Duties will be determined based on experience and skills (from cooking assistant to cooking lunch/dinner, etc.)

6. Front of House

Job description: Restaurant hall duties, such as taking orders, serving dishes, and clearing plates

Qualifications: Preferential treatment for candidates who can interact with guests in English and with experience (Candidates without experience are welcome as long as you have motivation!)

Other: Greater possibility of increased wages depending on language skills

7. Shuttle driver/Snow removal staff

Job description: Driving shuttle buses to and from the hotel and ski area, snow removal around the hotel

Qualifications: Driver’s license, candidates comfortable driving on snowy roads, candidates with confidence in physical capacity, preferential treatment for candidates who can interact with guests in English

Other: The vehicle will be the Hiace Wagon Grand Cabin.

8. Ski Concierge

Job description: Assist guests with snow sports rental equipment -skis, snowboards, boots, wear, etc., and managing rental equipment.

Qualifications: Can interact with guests in English, candidates with experience preferred, skiing/snowboarding experience, love customer service

Other: If you can give advice to guests on how to enjoy the mountain (e.g. snow conditions on the day, recommended courses, etc.), you are most welcome!

[Salary]

Hourly wage from 1,200 yen (based on experience and skills)

*A wage increase program with a repeater bonus is available for repeating staff!

*Hourly wages can be increased depending on language skills for the front desk, restaurant hall, and drivers.
*25% more per hour during late night hours (22:00-5:00)!

[Work Location]

Hotel Chalet Ivy Hirafu
6-32, Niseko Hirafu 1-jo 3-chome, Kutchan-cho, Abuta-gun, Hokkaido 044-0080

[Other]

Documents required for applying: resume (standard store-bought form with photo attached), CV (employment history entered in chronological order)

We look forward to receiving your application below.

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