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We are now fully recruited for winter 2023/24

Why choose Alpine Ethos

Alpine Ethos is a small, independent, owner run chalet company. We have been providing excellent chalet holidays for many years and realise the importance of happy staff. We look for a team of super friendly, experienced, like minded people in order to create a wonderful working environment for our team. We strive to work together so that staff and guests have the best possible experience in the mountains. Our managers have extensive experience of all roles, and have a can-do attitude, always on hand to help the team with the day-to-day running of the chalets, a supportive team effort for the best experience for our guests.

Working a season in Meribel or La Tania


Meribel and La Tania are both part of the extensive 3 Valleys ski area, which is (in our opinion!) the best place to work a ski season. Being located right in the centre of the 3 Valleys ski area you will have the largest linked ski area in the World on your door step. In addition, Meribel and La Tania both have an amazing array of bars and restaurants, with plenty of live bands to enjoy, there really is something for everyone.


Current Vacancies

We are now fully recruited for the winter 23/24 season.

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What do we look for?


Ski season work appeals to many different people from all walks of life, and this is one of the things we love about putting our team together.


Applications are welcome from individuals, pairs of friends, couples, those on career breaks, or those who work seasons back to back as their chosen career.

What we insist on

Hard workers - a ski season is great fun and very rewarding but it can also be very hard work.


Friendly and enthusiastic- our team are the face of Alpine Ethos and above all we want people who will be a memorable part of our guests experience...big smiles and a 'nothing is too much trouble' attitude.

Experienced and passionate- previous experience of customer service, preferably in the tourist or hospitality industry. If applying for a cooking role, relevant experience and/or training. A passion for providing excellent service.

High standards - we are all about amazing service and attention to the small details so we need our staff to be too.

Mountain lovers - it goes without saying that we need our team to share a love of the mountains.


What we offer you

We expect a lot from you, but we offer an excellent package in return to ensure you get the most out of your winter season. The Alpine Ethos package includes:

  • French CDD contract

  • wages paid monthly in euros 

  • paid holiday entitlement 

  • 2 full days off each week 

  • good quality accommodation in our spacious staff chalet or in-chalet staff accommodation

  • food whilst at work 

  • uniform 

  • skis/board and boots hire

Our Staff Accommodation

We provide excellent staff accommodation for our team in our staff apartments in Meribel Les Allues and La Tania or in staff rooms in the chalet. You will share a room with 1 other person, with a shared living room and kitchen or access to the chalet facilities. The staff apartments are in great locations with easy access to the ski lifts, ski bus stop and bars, restaurants and shops. They are very sunny and bright, and have great mountain views.


How to Apply

To apply for a position with Alpine Ethos please email a CV and covering letter to

Please tell us a little about yourself in your covering letter and in particular why you would like to do a ski season and what appeals about working for Alpine Ethos.

If applying for a cooking position please also send a  5 day menu plan.

Due to the high number of applications we receive we are only able to reply to those candidates who we wish wish to interview. We aim to reply to all candidates we feel are suitable for interview within 14 days of receiving your application.

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