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Applications for the 2018-19 season are now being accepted and recruitment will begin on the 15th May.

There is no other experience quite like working a ski season. Working with Ice and Fire offers you the chance to spend a winter season in La Plagne in the beautiful French Alps. You'll have the opportunity to ski or snowboard for 5 months, to meet friends for life, to learn new skills and to live and work in an amazing environment.

Working a season isn't a holiday though. Working in a chalet is tiring both physically and mentally, and requires hard work, dedication and professionalism. You will work as part of a chalet team to provide breakfast, afternoon tea, cocktails and canapes and a four course evening meal 6 nights a week. You will be responsible for the cleanliness and tidiness of the chalet as well as organisational jobs such as ordering the food and wine. A warm, friendly and professional welcome of your guests is a must, as is a positive can-do attitude.


The chalet chef role involves providing a cooked and continental breakfast, homemade afternoon tea and delicious, well presented four course evening meal 6 nights a week. The focus is on restaurant quality cooking and presentation, in a relaxed homely environment. You will also be responsible for menu planning, food ordering and the chalet budget.

The successful applicant will have proven professional cooking experience; a food hygiene qualification and experience of menu planning, kitchen cleaning, budgeting and cooking for people with dietary requirements.


Working alongside the chalet chef you will be the life and soul of the chalet, looking after the guests and the property. The word flexibility sums up this role and you might find yourself doing anything from booking ski school to helping children with their boots.

As a chalet host you are responsible for cleaning and tidying the chalet, serving meals, clearing snow and some basic maintenance, responding to guest requests and making your guests feel welcome and happy.

The successful applicant will have relevant cleaning and customer service experience along with plenty of enthusiasm and a professional approach to their work. Ski season experience or French language skills are advantageous.

General Assistant (Maintenance/Driver)

The position of maintenance person is a very flexible one with a wide variety of challenges. You will need to be highly adaptable, able to use your initiative and turn your hand to many different things.
You will be responsible for looking after the general maintenance of the chalets, fixing problems as they arise and driving guests when required. You will also be helping in the chalets and with the general day to day logistics.

We are looking for a highly motivated can do "jack of all trades" with a proven background in general household maintenance, repairs including basic plumbing, electrical and painting/decorating. The successful applicant will have a full, clean UK driving license and previous driving experience.

Office Assistant

Based in our office in the French alps, this role is an ideal position for someone with an office-based background who is keen to have a chance to work in the mountains.

The role covers sales, marketing, bookkeeping and paperwork as well helping guests to plan their holidays before they arrive by telephone and email.

The successful candidate will have a good level of written English, proven office or accounts experience and a working knowledge of the ski industry. A driving license is necessary for this role.


Ice and Fire welcome applications from couples and friends for any of our roles. Please let us know when you apply if you are applying with someone else in order that we can take this into account when looking at accommodation options.


  • Accommodation
  • Full Paradiski lift pass 
  • Travel to and from resort 
  • Medical Insurance 
  • Ski/board hire for the season 
  • Competitive wages 
  • Food
  • Statutory Holiday Pay
  • Discretionary End of Season Bonus
  • Uniform
  • Pre Season Training

Minimum Requirements

  • Permanent UK NI Number with a previous history of working in the UK.
  • UK Address
  • UK Bank Account
  • EU Passport - No working visas
  • Minimum Age 21 for Driving positions - Maintenance/Driver


To apply please send an up-to-date copy of your cv to If you are applying for a chef’s position, please also include a suggested menu plan with your application.

Ice and Fire receive a large number of applications for each position which we advertise. We try to respond to each application individually but please note that we are unable to do so in cases where applicants don't meet the minimum requirements above, or don't apply with a cv and menu plan if required.

How to Apply

Please send us an up to date copy of your cv to

For cooking positions please also send a menu plan for your proposed 6-day menu.


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