Winter Season - Staff Accommodation Supervisor


Winter Season - Staff Accommodation Supervisor

Start Date: 12 October, 2023

Job Description

The role:

Working with the Staff Accommodation Manager, you will be required to supervise and assist with the set-up, provision and maintenance of staff accommodation requirements for our international team.

  • Assist the Staff Accommodation Manager to ensure smooth day to day operation of the Staff Accommodation team

  • Act as a duty Manager and assign tasks as necessary to the Staff Accom assistant

  • Liaise with House Managers to support the running of their houses including involvement with snow clearing and rubbish disposal requirements.

  • Monitor and note when supplies need restocking for all accommodations, calculate and track involved expenses.

  • Assist with meditating disputes between staff and reprimanding staff who break the staff accommodation rules, charge damages to staff when required.

  • Assist with admin office tasks such as emails, filling, data entry, rent payments.

  • Respond to callouts for maintenance problems, noise complaints, lock outs, etc.

  • Other tasks concerning staff accom as requested by the Staff Accom Manager

Job requirements

  • A Japanese driver's licence or International Drivers Permit.

  • Ability to work in all conditions (indoors and outdoors in snow and rain)

  • A Professional and positive attitude.

  • Able to work independently and handle multiple tasks and problem solve.

  • Experience managing people with a strong nature to deal with any problems that might occur.

  • Able to work inside an office all day but also work outside doing manual task such as snow clearing, cleaning of buildings and moving of furniture as required.

  • Supervisory experience preferred

Job Particulars

Pay Rate

  • ¥1,700 - ¥1,800 per hour
  • 25% overtime rate for hours worked above prescribed working hours for the month
  • 25% late night work rate for work between 10pm and 5am.

Employment Period

  • 12 Oct, 2023 - 30 Apr, 2024.
  • Fully paid training at the start of the season.


  • Generally 5 days per week, around 40 hours per week.

Job Benefits

Lift Passes

  • Your own Free Grand Hirafu season pass with an option of upgrading to All Mountain at an additional cost.
  • If you do not need a 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 in Hirafu starting from ¥5,000 per month quad share, ¥15,000 twin share (or double for couples) with all utilities, basic supplies and WiFi included.
  • Free Staff shuttle available to Kutchan Town for shopping.

Free Ski & Snowboard Lessons

  • Great for first-timers and beginners - free ski/snowboard group lessons with GoSnow (dependent on availability.)

Discounts on HTM's services

  • Discounts 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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