Location: Niseko

Contract term: Seasonal / Full-time / Part-time

Period: August 2023 – April 2024

Work hours: Average of 40-50 hours per week during peak season

About us

Our mission is to connect people with perfectly suited products and services every day, so they can live their ultimate mountain experience.

Rhythm’s aim is to provide customers with the best possible equipment and service. We offer gear that’s perfect for everyone from beginner to expert riders, backcountry explorers, those who prefer the groomed runs, and even those who don’t intend on hitting the lifts at all.

Each and every staff member at Rhythm has a love for snow and all that Japan’s winter months have to offer. They are all friendly experts who want to share their knowledge and extreme level of happiness with their customers.


The role

The Property and Maintenance Technician is responsible for the upkeep, maintenance, and repairs of a property or facility. This role involves performing various maintenance tasks, clearing snow and gomi on a regular basis, responding to maintenance requests, and ensuring the proper functioning and safety of the property.


Key responsibilities and duties

  • Conduct regular inspections of the property to identify maintenance needs and address any issues promptly
  • Perform routine maintenance tasks, including but not limited to painting, basic carpentry, plumbing and repairs
  • Conduct the regular removal of snow from around all Rhythm stores, accommodations, warehouses and buildings to safely and effectively clear snow and manage risk associated  with snow/ice
  • Collect and dispose of all rubbish from Rhythm stores and staff accommodation on a regular basis. Report and issues to the Property Manager where necessary
  • Respond to maintenance requests from tenants or occupants and prioritize and schedule repairs accordingly
  • Assist in the set up of all staff accommodations in preparation for employees to move in pre winter
  • Troubleshoot and repair equipment and systems, such as heating, ventilation, plumbing fixtures, lighting, and electrical systems
  • Coordinate with external contractors for specialized repairs, snow clearing or maintenance tasks that are beyond the technician’s scope of expertise.
  • Maintain accurate records of maintenance activities, including work orders, repairs performed, and equipment inventory
  • Monitor and maintain inventory levels of maintenance supplies, equipment and staff accommodation furniture and appliances and submit purchase requests to the Property Manager as needed.
  • Adhere to safety protocols and regulations, ensuring a safe working environment for oneself and others
  • Assist with property inspections, move-in and move-out procedures, and tenant or occupant communication related to maintenance issues
  • Stay updated on industry trends and best practices related to property maintenance and recommend improvements or upgrades when necessary


What you’ll need to succeed

  • Proven experience as a maintenance technician or in a similar role is a plus but not required
  • Good knowledge of building systems, including plumbing, electrical and general maintenance tasks
  • Proficiency in using maintenance tools and equipment, as well as hand and power tools
  • Physical stamina and the ability to perform manual labor and lift heavy objects when required
  • Knowledge of safety regulations and practices in property maintenance.
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation for off-site repairs or maintenance tasks.
  • Flexibility to work outside regular business hours for emergency repairs or on-call responsibilities


The Perks and Benefits

As a Rhythm employee you will be shown the same hospitality that we give all our team. We love to look after our crew and these are just a few additional benefits you will enjoy working with us:

  • The opportunity to live and work and play in one of the world’s snowiest ski resorts in the world
  • Work for one of the best companies in the industry who know what is means to have fun and truly love what we do
  • Competitive pay rates, employee bonus program and financial support with lift pass
  • Flexibility with work schedules on powder days
  • Subsidized staff accommodation and housing assistance
  • Team social activities, staff parties and events, team ride days, resort trips, department dinners and much more
  • Access to other great benefits such as the Rhythm Wellness program, free ski and snowboard demo, epic store discounts for you and your friends and family

We work hard but play harder and if you know anyone that has worked for us before you will know this is not just a list of benefits but an experience of a lifetime that is born from the fun culture we have. We put people first in everything we do, because people like you make Rhythm.


What you need to do now

If you have the skills, flair and stoke to share we want to hear from you, apply below if you align with our core values and want to have an unforgettable winter, we can’t wait to read your application


More info HERE.