Yuzawa employment opportunities at GALA Yuzawa Snow Resort

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Company: Gala Yuzawa Snow Resort

Location: Yuzawa, Niigata

Introduction: Gala Yuzawa Snow Resort is the only snow resort in the world with its very own Shinkansen station and can be accessed from Tokyo as fast as 75 minutes.

During the winter season we receive over 300,000 customers of which 80,000 are from countries other then Japan. Many people from all over the world come to Gala Yuzawa to enjoy skiing/snowboarding and also our snow activities!

People from all over Japan and the globe also come to Gala to make friends, have fun while working and try to make the best of our customers days.

At Gala you can enjoy our gondola and chair lifts for free so during your days off or if you have a long break you can head out on to the snow to enjoying skiing and snowboarding!

For people who would like to enjoy skiing/snowboarding, like to have a friendly and fun work environment, want to learn about Japanese service or just have a great time Gala may be the perfect match.

We look forward to seeing you at Gala!


Language Requirements

Conversational to intermediate Japanese speaking skills (N1-N3 level equivalent)

What positions we are looking to fill

We are looking for friendly and hardworking people to help us in the following positions:

Rental staff
o Reception, Maintenance, tune-up

Information and Concierge staff
o Ticketing, attendant

Hot spring/Spa staff
o Reception, cashier

Gondola and lift staff
o Attendant

Activity staff (kanjiki tour, snowmobile ride, other activities)
o Tour guide, activity guide, attendant

Thai/Chinese language ski and snowboard school
o Interpreter

Work information

Work Location
Gala Yuzawa Snow Resort, Niigata prefecture

Employment period
December 2019 – early May 2020 (dependent on department)

Working hours
Within 8 hours a day/ within 40 hours a week
* Overtime rates are applied according to the Labour Standards Act of Japan

4-6 days off a Month

1000 yen an hour ~ (previous year’s wage – 2019 season)

You are welcome to apply with friends!

Extra wage compensation may be available depending on your Japanese language level


- Lift passes (3-mountain pass once a week)
- Free rental (or discounted depending on the day)
- Discount tickets for other mountains in the area
- Free accommodation
- One Shinkansen ride from Tokyo (about 80 minutes)

How to apply:

To apply please send the following to the general affair department email:

- If you can, a Resume in Japanese
- A current photo
- Nationality and native language
- Type of Visa / Status of application
- What period you would like to work for
- Where you reside currently
- Contact number

Please send to 01f2@gala.co.jp