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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
  • 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 December - April
  • Short season contract is from December - February
  • Shift times are generally 8.30am - 4.30pm
  • 4-5 shifts per week dependent on business operations

Pay Rate

  • ¥1300-¥1400 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 ¥20,000.


  • Each of our accommodations is subsidised to bring you housing at an affordable price.
  • Singles, twin shares (doubles for couples) and quad shares in a range of locations to suit a variety of budgets.

Discounts on HTM's services

  • Discounts available on bookings made by staff at Niseko Central, Ki Niseko and Skye Niseko and also all HTM services including Kumo Restaurant, An Dining, YamaSport rentals and Ryko and Ki Spa.

Free Ski or Snowboard Lessons & Workshops

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

We have very few positions remaining to be filled for the 2022/23 winter season. Please feel free to complete the application form and you will be contacted should we wish to request an interview.

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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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