DRIVER/ASSISTANTS

 

Alpine Ethos is a small, privately owned, dynamic chalet company based in Méribel. We’ve just acquired a further 3 luxury chalets adding to our expanding portfolio of quality accommodation in one of the biggest and best skiing locations in the world.

We are now recruiting our team for 22-23 season. 

We are looking for enthusiastic and experienced drivers/assistants with a passion to deliver exceptional customer service. This season we are proud to have received a Trip Advisor Travellers’ Choice award and a feefo rating of 4.9/5 which reflects our guests appreciation of our outstanding service which can only be achieved by a great team.

The Job 

  • providing a professional, private chauffeur service for our guests from their chalet to the main lift hub in Méribel after breakfast and pick up in the afternoon - all guest transport is within Méribel, no airport transfers

  • driving team members to/from our staff chalet and their guests chalet in Méribel 

  • transporting supplies to chalets

  • assisting with weekly shopping trip to Moutiers/Albertville

  • helping hosts with general chalet cleaning on changeover 

  • daily cleanliness check of minibuses, weekly garage power wash and refuelling 

 

Requirements 

  • at least 23 years old for insurance

  • minimum of 5 years driving experience 

  • full, clean licence

  • experience of driving 6 metre vans / 9 seat minibuses 

  • experience of driving in winter conditions including snow and ice

  • previously worked in a customer facing hospitality rôle

  • excellent time management skills

  • good standard of spoken English

  • have an EU passport or French Carte de Séjour although UK applicants are welcome and assistance will be given with the application process 

You can see that we take recruitment very seriously and have high expectations as the success of Alpine Ethos largely depends on our team. In return, we offer an excellent package .

 

Benefits 

  • French CDD contract

  • wages paid monthly in euros 

  • paid holiday entitlement 

  • 2 full days off each week 

  • good quality, free accommodation in our spacious staff chalet

  • free food whilst at work 

  • uniform provided

  • skis/board and boots provided

  • financial contribution towards the cost of travel to/from Méribel at the start/end of the season 

 

Note - we are also recruiting chalet hosts and chefs so will consider joint applications where one of you will be a driver and the other a host or chef. We have twin and double bedrooms at our staff chalet so can accommodate couples and singles.


Why work for Alpine Ethos

 

Choosing the right company in the right location can greatly affect your enjoyment of your season. We are extremely proud of our reputation for providing the highest levels of service for our guests and we aim to do the same for our staff. You’ll enjoy a great deal of autonomy in the menus you provide and the way you work together to provide the best experience for your guests. There’ll be plenty of time for skiing - typically 5 hours each day and your 2 full days’ off - plus Méribel is a fantastic seasonnaires resort. There’s probably a reason why half of this season’s team will be rejoining us in 22-23 ….. be part of that team.