Successfully combining adventure and outdoor activities with relaxation and fun - we offer a wide range of fantastic small group tours and weekend holidays.
We are currently recruiting for outgoing professional individuals with a mature outlook to join us in various roles for the Winter 2008/09 season.
Karibuni and Ski Weekender are a small independent ski and snowboard chalet operator based in the French Alps, near the village of La Clusaz. Our chalets are comfortable and homely with a very friendly feel. All rooms are ensuite and we also have big lounges, TV rooms and spacious dining areas as well as a large, well stocked bar and a fully functional ski hire room in our main chalet. The skiing here is excellent with over 220km of pistes. Offering everything from beginner runs to off piste descents, there is something for everyone.
It is essential for our guests to feel cared for and welcome when on holiday with us, whilst knowing that nothing they ask for is too much trouble, and everything will be delivered with a smile! The key to this is our carefully hand-picked Ski Team. Our team are the face of Karibuni and are consequently crucial in maintaining our strong reputation as great holiday providers within the industry.
Our visitor book from the last few seasons emphasises how conscientious and friendly our staff are whilst ensuring the high standards of hospitality our regular returning guests have come to expect from us:
Dear Paul and Co
Just a brief note to thank you and your team for organising such a great skiing break for us all at the Aravis Lodge. You made us feel welcome from the moment we arrived at Geneva airport and nothing seemed too much to ensure we had a marvellous time. We are now safely back home.
In fact we had such a good time we would all like to book now for the same time next year! Please can you pencil in all of us for Feb Half Term 2008.
Regards, Richard, Liz, Charlotte and Isabel Martin
We pride ourselves on having a friendly crew at Karibuni. Our core team consists of 4 resort reps/managers and a full-time chef couple for our main chalet ? the Aravis Lodge. The team represents a mix of ages in a supportive and caring environment. We also have a lot of great guests who return year after year.
At Karibuni and Ski Weekender we specialise in short breaks ? weekends from Thursday evening to Monday evening, or Mid-week from Monday ? Thursday. We also offer weeklong Monday ? Monday holidays as well. The majority of our guests are adults, although we do provide special packages for Christmas and February half term weeks which attract families with children. All our guest packages include transport to and from Geneva airport, ensuite accommodation, breakfast, afternoon tea and 3 course dinner with wine as well as lift passes and ski orientation. We also fit skis on arrival in-house to ensure a maximum service with minimum hassle for our guests. For more details about our full range of packages and what we offer visit our skiing section or our dedicated short break website www.skiweekender.com.
If you enjoy working for a small friendly company with a great team ethos then you may be who we?re looking for!
We appreciate that the key to our success is our people, so consequently we try and match the enthusiasm of our staff with a generous benefits package to recognise their hard work. This includes comfortable ensuite individual accommodation, all meals when working, full season lift pass with additional days skiing at other resorts and full use of ski equipment.
We need various team members - including:
* a friendly CHALET HOUSEKEEPER to maintain our high standards of cleanliness in the chalet, as well as our make our guests welcome
* two CHALET HOSTS to take lead responsibility for the serving and hosting of the guests during meal times
* two personable DRIVER/SKI HOSTS for airport and local resort transfers, ski hosting guests on the mountain and some bar work
* a SKI TECH/BAR PERSON who has good ski and board knowledge, is comfortable with a screwdriver and happy to share relaxed evenings with guests in the bar
For further details on these opportunities and their additional benefits please click on the relevant role detailed above.
Our ski season will run from mid-December - Mid-April. If you are interested in applying for a role with us please send a CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org outlining why you would like to work for us, what makes you a strong applicant for the position you are applying for and what you consider you can bring to our team. Alternatively give us a call on 01202 661 865 if you have any questions.
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