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Posted 09/16/2020

Chalet Driver/Assistant - Seasonal - Various resorts

We are looking for a chalet assistant/chauffeur to provide an effective and comprehensive driving service for all chalet guests, as well as supporting the chalet teams. The ideal candidate will have very high standards and take pride in their work. The role requires a strong work ethic and an ability to self-motivate and manage responsibilities without constant guidance. As a chauffeur, you will be a regular point of contact for chalet guests on a daily basis so you must have a passion for providing excellent service and always putting the guests’ needs first. Being such a client facing role, you must have great social and conversational skills and enjoy working as part of a team. We have roles available in Morzine, the Three Valleys and Switzerland.

Responsibilities
  • Driving clients to/from chalet, ski slopes and local shops/attractions
  • Taking clients to ski shop when necessary to collect their equipment and assisting them in the process
  • Driving staff to/from work
  • Responsible for maintaining the vehicles in terms of: cleaning them inside and out on a regular basis and if any damage is caused or repair needing undertaken, informing maintenance management immediately
  • Responsible for maintaining a sufficient fuel level in your vehicle to complete the shift period and ensuring a vehicle is not handed onto another member of staff without sufficient fuel
  • Checking light bulbs, oil and screen wash on a regular basis
  • Regularly sweeping stairs, driveways and terraces at chalets and clearing them when it snows as well as keeping chalet exteriors clean and tidy (clearing away glasses, rubbish etc.)
  • Fitting and removing snow chains, as required, in order to drive safely around the resort
  • Setting up/cleaning fires on hosts days off
  • Stocking up log/kindle supply when required
  • Changing over hot tubs on changeover days
  • Removing all rubbish and recycling from chalets on chef and hosts days off
  • Help the chalet managers with the distribution of supplies to chalets when required
  • Responsible for taking the chalet laundry to the drop off point and collection of it several times throughout the week
Ideal Candidate
  • Full UK driving license
  • Must be at least 21 (for vehicle insurance purposes)
  • Previous experience of driving large vehicles and on snow is highly desirable
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills with a ‘nothing is too much trouble’ attitude
  • Good interpersonal skills and able to converse at all levels with colleagues and guests
  • Able to work on own initiative as well as being a team player
  • All applicants must be eligible to work in the EU
  • Ideally hold a current Swiss/Geneva ‘acess au marché’ (authorisation to drive into the Geneva canton)
Package
Salary: dependant on experience

Accomodation provided

Ski pass

Ski hire

Uniform

Consultant: Matt Walton

CHALET DRIVER/ASSISTANT

SEASONAL

VARIOUS RESORTS

Posted 09/16/2020

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We are looking for a chalet assistant/chauffeur to provide an effective and comprehensive driving service for all chalet guests, as well as supporting the chalet teams. The ideal candidate will have very high standards and take pride in their work. The role requires a strong work ethic and an ability to self-motivate and manage responsibilities without constant guidance. As a chauffeur, you will be a regular point of contact for chalet guests on a daily basis so you must have a passion for providing excellent service and always putting the guests’ needs first. Being such a client facing role, you must have great social and conversational skills and enjoy working as part of a team. We have roles available in Morzine, the Three Valleys and Switzerland.

Responsibilities
  • Driving clients to/from chalet, ski slopes and local shops/attractions
  • Taking clients to ski shop when necessary to collect their equipment and assisting them in the process
  • Driving staff to/from work
  • Responsible for maintaining the vehicles in terms of: cleaning them inside and out on a regular basis and if any damage is caused or repair needing undertaken, informing maintenance management immediately
  • Responsible for maintaining a sufficient fuel level in your vehicle to complete the shift period and ensuring a vehicle is not handed onto another member of staff without sufficient fuel
  • Checking light bulbs, oil and screen wash on a regular basis
  • Regularly sweeping stairs, driveways and terraces at chalets and clearing them when it snows as well as keeping chalet exteriors clean and tidy (clearing away glasses, rubbish etc.)
  • Fitting and removing snow chains, as required, in order to drive safely around the resort
  • Setting up/cleaning fires on hosts days off
  • Stocking up log/kindle supply when required
  • Changing over hot tubs on changeover days
  • Removing all rubbish and recycling from chalets on chef and hosts days off
  • Help the chalet managers with the distribution of supplies to chalets when required
  • Responsible for taking the chalet laundry to the drop off point and collection of it several times throughout the week
Ideal Candidate
  • Full UK driving license
  • Must be at least 21 (for vehicle insurance purposes)
  • Previous experience of driving large vehicles and on snow is highly desirable
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills with a ‘nothing is too much trouble’ attitude
  • Good interpersonal skills and able to converse at all levels with colleagues and guests
  • Able to work on own initiative as well as being a team player
  • All applicants must be eligible to work in the EU
  • Ideally hold a current Swiss/Geneva ‘acess au marché’ (authorisation to drive into the Geneva canton)
Package 0

Salary: dependant on experience

Accomodation provided

Ski pass

Ski hire

Uniform

Consultant: Matt Walton

Silver Swan Recruitment