Hakuba employment opportunities at Misty Mountain

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Company: Misty Mountain LLC
Location: Hakuba area, Nagano


Seeking staff to help out at our family-run properties in Tsugaike and Hakuba-Norikura this season.


We are seeking a couple or 2 friends to babysit a luxury chalet in Tsugaike from early-mid December 2017 through March 2018 or possibly later.

You would have your own private super-cute house just 15 meters from the Tsugaike slopes. Absolutely ski-in / ski-out. Plenty of free time for you to get on the slopes! Charming little house for you to enjoy with free internet and all bills paid. Self-catering.

Japanese and English language ability between you would be ideal, as would a Japanese or international driving licence. Suit Japanese nationals and also those with permission to work in Japan.

Accommodation and all utilities are provided in exchange for a limited amount of work. You can also have paid work if you wish in our other accommodation. See below and enquire for details.

Tasks include:

  Snowclearing as required (we have a contractor with a bulldozer for the big stuff :)
  Emptying guest trash bins daily. Sorting guest rubbish and taking to rubbish centre every 2 or 3 days.
  Dealing with any emergencies that might arise.
  Assist our cleaning team every 4th day that the property is occupied to help change linen and general clean-up (about 3 hours work). Assist cleaning team on check-outs (about 6 hours work), but most of our booking are long term.

Generally, guests will ask questions and seek guidance on the day of their arrival and then want to be left alone :) Nice and easy!

Simple limited tasks in return for true slopeside experience, with accommodation and bills paid. Can earn cash with us at our nearby property.

Job Benefits

Use of lift pass to Cortina / Norikura resorts


Free accommodation/utilities in return for limited tasks.
Self catering


Seeking staff for newly opened lodge in Hakuba Norikura.

Hakuba Momiji is a ski-in / ski-out boutique lodge in Hakuba Norikura newly opened for the 2017~18 season. Nestled in pristine forest, yet only 150m from the Satomi slopes, this warm and inviting 8-bedroom family-run lodge provides an ideal base for powderhounds and families alike seeking something a little off the Hakuba beaten track.
We are seeking motivated staff for our family-run lodge. English and Japanese language ability ideal, Japanese or international driving licence helpful.


Include restaurant & bar, driving, reception, cleaning, maintenance, computer, Snow clearing.
Job Benefits


¥1,000 per hour shift work - hours variable.
Use of free lift pass to Cortina and Norikura resorts.
Work in a friendly and relaxed environment.


Provided - ¥500 per day towards accommodation and utilities


Meals provided whilst on duty

How to apply:

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