Mountain Host - Peak weeks

Mountain Host - Peak weeks

Job Details

In select resorts, our non skiing Powder Byrne adult guests are offered an exclusive, personalised mountain host service. As a Mountain host you will be responsible for providing a safe and enjoyable day for non skiers who have booked into the program. You will be expected to plan and lead guided walks incorporating a pre booked lunch stop into the day. If conditions suit, Powder Byrne may book a local mountain guide to take the group snowshoeing off the beaten track or other similar activities. In this case it will be your responsibility to plan the logistics with the mountain guide and accompany the group on the activity.

This role is key to providing the excellent service that we are renowned for and promoting the experience that non-skiers are able to enjoy in a mountain setting. It is an extremely rewarding role, a great opportunity to spend time in the mountains whilst gaining valuable work experience.

Key Responsibilities

  • Leading of guided walks for non skiing adults
  • Booking mountain restaurants and liaising with Powder Byrne’s local suppliers
  • Providing excellent local knowledge of the area, weather / snow conditions and the resort (including restaurants)
  • Booking and organising of non skiing activities for the group
  • Assisting the team with Children’s Club sign-in at hotel boot rooms
  • Evening client visits providing daily feedback
  • Assisting with ski hire / transfer day
  • Airport transfers (if required)

Requirements:

Applicants must be fit/active and able to walk long distances at resort altitude

Relevant resort experience

Full Clean Driving licence (desirable)

21 years or above (desirable)

Adaptable resourceful, patient and diplomatic

Professional and positive attitude

Excellent guest relations and customer service skills

Strong Team player

Good organisation skills

Excellent time management

Good understanding of the safety issues involved with mountain activities and supervising a group

Languages: German (desirable)

UK or EU Passport

Appropriate number of Schengen Area (EU) travel allocation days to complete contracted dates (UK passport holders can only travel to the area for 90 days in every 180 days)

Dates

  • Winter season peak weeks (February Half Term)

Package

  • Accommodation, Return travel to resort, Uniform, Winter Sports Travel Insurance, Technical Ski Kit, Ski and Boot hire (if required), Ski Pass, Pre season training course, Competitive salary

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