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Chalet Helper/ Driver | Winter 22/23

  • Job Location

    Morzine, France

  • Start date


  • Duration


  • Job Benefits

    Competitive Salary (€) + food whilst on duty + Portes Du Soleil ski pass + ski hire + uniform + 150€ travel allowance + 2 days off a week and 2.5 holiday/sick days per month that will be paid at the end of the season + organised team events


Chalet Helper/Driver

We are looking to recruit Chalet Helpers/Drivers based in Morzine, our Chalet Helper/Drivers are a key part of the team, making sure our guests can get from A to B and providing support in the chalets!

Your key responsibilities will be:

  • General help in the chalets
  • In resort transportation of guests
  • Airport transfers
  • Organising ski hire for guests & the point of contact for all ski related questions

General help in the chalet means helping the chalet hosts with things such as setting the table and serving both breakfast and dinner. Serving guests canapés and aperitif pre dinner, clearing tables & washing up. Keeping the honesty bar stocked, maintaining the hot tub, setting the fires, snow clearing, being in charge of wine supplies, being in charge of keeping the garage areas, where skis and boots are stored, clean and tidy and just generally being an extra pair of hands.

Our in resort service involves shuttling the guests from the chalet to the slopes in the mornings from 8.30 to 10.00 & afternoon pick ups from the slopes from 3.30pm onwards. As well as actually driving the guests, you will need to organise the guests in a nice but efficient manner so that the service runs as smoothly as possible.

Our main transfer day is on a Sunday when you will be required to do 2 trips to the airport, in addition you will most likely have to do a trip on Saturday or one mid week when we have short break stays. You will be responsible for looking after your van, keeping it clean, full of diesel, checking oil & that water is filled for wipers.

In terms of being the point of contact for all ski related questions, we would need you to quickly gain good knowledge of the local area, ski lift opening times, best places to ski/board, good beginner areas, be able to advise on restaurants on the mountain and also help guests at the ski hire shops that we use & be helpful in putting them in contact with ski schools if they require lessons. You would need to keep guests informed on the weather on a daily basis and any events on the mountain.

Standard daily tasks


  • Help hosts lay out & serve breakfast
  • Check hot tub & add chemicals/ water if needed
  • Defrost van, clear snow
  • Restock honesty bar
  • Clean fire, set new fire
  • Run guests to the slopes or ski hire shop
  • Update guests with weather/ski conditions
  • Clean communal areas in chalet


  • Pick up guests from slopes/town
  • Help hosts clear away afternoon tea
  • Serve children’s meals if required
  • Serve aperitif & canapes, three course dinner, cheese & coffee
  • Organise & serve wine
  • Help hosts wash and tidy up, clean kitchen
  • Help hosts lay table for breakfast

Standard weekly tasks

  • Refuel & clean van, check oil/ washer fluid
  • Complete driver/van report
  • Communicate transfer times to guests day before departure
  • Take guests to ski hire shop, assist in the shop
  • Hand out ski passes, collect back used passes
  • Manage guest requests, questions
  • Airport transfers (on average 4 a week)
  • Pick up the shopping for the hosts

What kind of person are we looking for?

We are looking for candidates who have the relevant driving experience/qualifications required but above all someone who is a real people person and can manage groups of people in a polite, calm and professional manner.


Key Attributes

  • Hard working & have stamina
  • Excellent organisational & time management skills
  • Outgoing personality, enjoy dealing with people
  • Good sense of humor & maintain a smile and cheery disposition at all times
  • A competent & courteous driver
  • Have a “can do” & “no problem” attitude
  • Have a clean driving licence & be over 23 years for insurance purposes

Hours/ Package

  • Competitive monthly salary paid through the French system (in euros)
  • All food while working
  • Morzine-Les Gets-Avoriaz ski pass
  • Ski hire for the season
  • Uniform
  • A €150pp travel allowance for your return travel to Morzine
  • There are 2 days off a week and 2.5 holiday/sick days per month that will be paid at the end of the season
  • Reach4thealps will also organise and pay for team events in the season, typically night sledging, cross country skiing and or a meal in a mountain restaurant, an important way to say thanks and to come together as a team and just have fun!
  • We also have high standard, well located accommodation that is available for rent though our sister company at a lower rate than the market average.

Our winter training course commences in early December and we pay for your accommodation, food and pay for the costs of the training provided by our management team On the completion of the course you will be given a Reach4thealps contract and pay will begin after the training week. The employee will need to pay for their own insurance to cover their free time, skiing & personal belongings.

* EU passport holders 
* British passport holders/other nationalities with French residency which is called a Titre De Sejour which allows them to work in France (who have already been working in France for a minimum of 6 months).

About us

Reach4thealps is an established and successful Chalet Company based in Morzine, run by Gina and Marcus Ewart. We are both very keen skiers and bikers and love Morzine & the area. We are passionate about delivering great holidays through excellent ...
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