Nozawa Onsen employment opportunities at Nozawa Dream

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Company: Nozawa Dream
Location: Nozawa Onsen, Nagano Prefecture

Introduction: Nozawa Dream is a Ski Lodge that started operating in 2015/16 winter season. Given the success of the first seasons, we are now looking to enhance our Team, as we have great expectations for the next winter season.

Details: Roles available:

We are looking for Staff across a relatively wide range of roles:

* Lodge Manager
Lodge Assistants / Helpers


From early/mid December until mid/end of March, however we have some flexibility regarding start and end dates.


* The salary will depend on role, experience and skills. As a guideline, for a manager the monthly gross salary will be approximately 180,000 Yen, and for an assistant 140,000 Yen.
Staff is provided with free shared accommodation at the lodge
* Lodge Assistants / Helpers will have 1 day off per week, the Manager will arrange his/her own time schedule
* Season ski pass can be subsidized 50% by the company
* Meals: breakfast is provided, lunch / dinner can be cooked and eaten at the lodge

Skills / Requirements:

* The ideal candidates will be able to communicate in both English and Japanese (but not required to be fully bilingual). Depending on circumstances, we may consider candidates who speak only one of the two languages
Good interpersonal skills with customers, and interest in interacting with people from all over the world (essential)
* Previous experience in the hospitality industry (highly preferable for the Manager, desirable for other roles)
* Driving license (preferable)
* Cooking skills (preferable)
* DIY skills (preferable)
* For non-Japanese candidates, a Working Visa for Japan would be preferable (but we’ll consider also candidates who do not have it)

Overall, we are looking for hard working mountain-snow enthusiasts, who would fully appreciate the privilege of living and working in the magic village of Nozawa Onsen!

The roles could be particularly well suited for couples, especially mixed Japanese / non-Japanese ones, given the language skills requirements.

How to apply:

Please contact us at