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Job of the Week . . .

Silver Swan’s Job of the week: Chalet Manager in one of the most luxurious ski chalets in Val d’Isere.

This position offers the highest paid salaries and the opportunity to work in the most luxurious chalets in the French Alps. This is a diverse and extremely challenging “hands on” role with overall responsibility for every aspect of the chalet operation and for the performance of each individual member of the chalet team. The main emphasis in this role is on customer service, the key objective being to deliver a world-class hospitality service and to create unique and memorable holiday experiences for every client. 

Sound like the perfect role for you? Are you a professional with 5* service mentality? Have a positive and flexible attitude? Are you proactive and do you work well under pressure? If you have answered yes to all of the above and can work well as part of a team then read on  . . . .


  • management, training and development of each member of the chalet team 
  • customer service delivery – incl. service of breakfast, afternoon tea and formal evening meal
  • proactive communication with guests to ensure all queries are answered and any special requests are met at the earliest opportunity
  • responsible for chalet cleanliness and presentation
  • responsible for all chalet laundry
  • managing of chalet budgets
  • completion of all financial and non-financial paperwork each week
  • communication with the Guest Relations Manager  pre arrival + post departure
  • general chalet maintenance – to report issues to Area Manager/Maintenance Team
  • maintaining general hygiene, health and safety standards
  • responsible for maintaining and improving local supplier relations
  • covering chauffeur duties when required, providing cooked breakfast on chefs day off


This role would suit individuals with the following skill set:

  • minimum 3 years of direct people management experience – preferably with small teams
  • previous 4/5 star hands on hospitality or silver service experience is essential
  • excellent interpersonal skills
  • excellent organisation/time management skills
  • previous accounting experience
  • basic computer skills
  • full, clean driving licence in essential
  • conversation French is required
  • knowledge of ski resorts/season life is essential

For more information on this job position visit our vacancies page here or email us at

If you are still looking for work but this job does not suit your requirements, don’t worry, we have plenty of other opportunities available, get in touch with Silver Swan Recruitment for more information.

If you are a client still looking for staff for this winter ski season 2013/ 14, we may have the perfect candidate for you, find out how we can help you here or contact us on

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