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2018-19 Winter - Kids Program Assistants

Our kids program is a vibrant, fun and busy program, which provides fun and memorable experiences for children aged 3 to 14 years.

Applications now open!

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This program is busy in peak times with over 200 kids and parents coming through our doors. As a kids program assistant your role will be to assist the kids program supervisor in the daily operation of the business, from guest registration, lunch duty and caring for young children on their breaks. This is a diverse and fun role for people who love children.

We are looking for team players! And believe this is central to our success; you are a great communicator, flexible, reliable and eager to continue learning and improving.

What you’ll be doing

  • Continually striving to exceed our Guest’s expectations and to create memories for guests and staff as the best mountain experience again and again.
  • Primary duties include; daily set up of the kids’ area, guest registration, supervision of kids during breaks, serving lunch, pack down and assisting with any parent inquiries throughout the day.
  • Assisting our kids program instructors to organise their classes in our beginner areas, including assisting children to load/unload lifts.
  • To attend all mandatory training sessions and meetings.
  • To be familiar with all GoSnow programs, prices and lesson details.

Qualifications and job requirements

  • Previous experience and a strong aptitude for working with young children.
  • A strong customer service background and organization skills.
  • Be able to obtain a valid Japanese Working Visa.
  • Demonstrate our core values: professional, trustworthy, fair.
  • Patience and the ability to have lots of fun.
  • Meet our standards for our snowsports professional/appearance policy.

Contract Period

Contracts start in December 2018 and conclude in April 2019.

Wages and roster (based on 2017-18 winter, updates for 2018-19 coming soon!)

The roster will work over a 7-day week and general shifts start from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Hourly rate is ¥1150 per hour.

What we offer

  • The most competitive wages in Niseko including an end of season bonus.
  • Staff Housing Program, with a variety of options in Hirafu and Kutchan.
  • Niseko United Season Pass.
  • Ongoing Training with the best in the business.
  • Up to 50% Reimbursement for course and exam costs (e.g. Avalanche Certification, APSI Certs) taken in Japan (conditions apply).

Why you’ll love working with us

  • Great range of affordable accommodation options in the village and Kutchan town with regular transport to Kutchan town
  • Priority lift lines and two bases at the Gondola and Family areas
  • All Mountain season passes
  • Great training programs with the best in the business, for your professional development
  • Regular customer and supervisor feedback so you can develop your skills
  • Competitive pay and incentive program
  • Teaching hours throughout the season
  • Paid training and orientation at the start of the season
  • Education reimbursement program
  • Free visa sponsorship program
  • The best powder experience of your lifetime at an experienced and professional school!

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