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Kids Assistants

This is a diverse and fun role for people who love children! As a Kids Assistant you are a key part in ensuring smooth daily operation of the business and providing priceless experiences. You are a great communicator, flexible, reliable and eager to continue learning and improving.

What you’ll be doing

  • Provide a high level of customer service and continually strive to exceed our guest’s expectations
  • Daily set up and pack down of the children's area
  • Coordinating the guest registration process and ensuring a smooth check in for all children
  • Assisting with with parent inquiries and managing any complaints
  • Supervision of children during breaks
  • Serve snacks, drinks and lunch - paying special attention to any allergies or special dietary requirements.
  • Maintaining cleanliness of all facilities
  • General administration tasks as requested by the Children's Manager/Supervisor
  • Assisting our kids program instructors to organise their classes and assistance with lessons in the magic carpet learning area
  • Assisting with the weekly program fun days

Skill Requirements

  • Be able to obtain a valid Japanese Working Holiday Visa
  • Current First Aid certificate desirable
  • Current Working with Children check
  • Previous experience and a strong aptitude for working with young children
  • Dedicated to providing a memorable experience for our youngest and most important guests.
  • Be highly motivated and proactive in your day to day work
  • Have a positive attitude and excellent communication skills

Job particulars

Employment Period and Hours of Work

  • Full season contract is from the start of December - the end of March
  • Short season contract is from the start of December - the end of February
  • Shift times are generally 8.30am - 4.30pm
  • 4-5 shifts per week dependent on business operations

Pay Rate

  • ¥1350-¥1650 per hour depending on qualifications and experience
  • 25% overtime rate for hours worked above prescribed working hours for the month.

Job Benefits

Lift Passes

  • Your own Free Grand Hirafu season lift pass is offered.
  • Opportunity to upgrade to an All Mountain season lift pass at a reduced rate.
  • For those of you who do not require a lift pass, you will be offered a bonus payment of ¥30,000.

Travel Support Bonus

  • ¥30,000 travel cost support bonus upon contract completion.

Subsidised Accommodation and Staff Shuttle

  • Subsidised staff accommodation available starting from ¥5,000 per month quad share, ¥15,000 twin share (or double for couples) with all utilities and WiFi included.
  • Free Staff shuttle available to transport you between Hirafu Village and Kutchan Town .

Free Ski or Snowboard Lessons & Workshops

  • Free ski/snowboard group lessons & workshops (availability dependent)

Discounts on HTM's services

  • sDiscounts on stays, restaurants, rentals, massages and more with HTM operated businesses.

Future opportunities in Niseko with the company

  • For the best performing seasonal staff, we will want you back and can potentially sponsor a working visa for future seasons (provided you meet the sponsorship criteria). Full-time career options are also available.
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Why you’ll love working with us

  • GoSnow are are the only ski school in Grand Hirafu with Priority lift lane access
  • We are the only ski school in Grand Hirafu with exclusive magic carpet learning areas in multiple locations
  • A season pass is provided for all employees
  • We provide excellent training opportunities to continue your professional development
  • GoSnow has the only ski in/out locker room facilities in Grand Hirafu
  • We offer competitive pay rates
  • We have consistent hours throughout the season
  • High quality uniforms are provided for all instructors and support staff

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