Chalet Ivy Hirafu is a small luxury hotel located just three minutes away from the Grand Hirafu ski area.
How about putting your international skills to good use here in Niseko, one of the most international work environments in Japan?
After joining, senior staff will provide in-depth training so that you feel comfortable even in areas of work that are unfamiliar to you.

◆◆◆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/Night auditor

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. 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

3. 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.)

4. 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

5. 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.


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.

[Work Location]

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


Documents required for applying: Resume / CV with a photo attached
*A valid Japanese working holiday visa or work permit is required!
→ If you need assistance with obtaining a visa to work in Japan, please let us know at the interview.

We look forward to receiving your application below.

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For job inquiries, please contact Ikumi Okada or Aya Nobuta at +81 (0)136-22-1125.