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Hucksters is a friendly, budget ski chalet company in Vallandry, Les Arcs and Serre Chevalier in the French Alps. We offer our guests great skiing, return coach travel and half board accommodation at affordable prices. Our staff really make us what we are with their friendly helpful attitudes.

We have a selection of accommodation, from chalet hotels to apartments and offer our guests comfortable, clean accommodation, great food and a friendly relaxed atmosphere.


We are inviting applications for next season for a range of jobs including chalet hosts, cooks and drivers. We are looking for applicants with a variety of skills, we are a customer focused company and need staff that are good with people of all ages. We live and work in the mountains and that in itself requires practical and problem solving skills to keep our operation running smoothly in extreme conditions. Above all else, we need people who can be flexible, tolerant and have a sense of humour to bring relief and balance to our working day. If you meet these criteria we would love to hear from you. Just complete the application and we will be in touch. Take a look at our blog on a day in the life of a Chalet Host to see what our staff get up to. Read blog here.

Chalet Cooks

Chalet Cook required for our property in Vallandry, Les Arcs

Excellent pay, shared accommodation, seasonal lift pass.

Hucksters resort teams work together to provide the best holiday experience for their guests. This requires staff to be highly flexible in their approach to their work. The following is an outline of responsibilities and accountabilities for this position.

  • Responsible for providing guests breakfast, home made cake or biscuits daily and a 3 course evening meal, 6 days a week.
  • Overseeing all resort catering and work with chalet Managers to maintain a high standard of food service.
  • Provide weekly menu for breakfast, afternoon cake/biscuits and 3 course evening meal including provision of food requirements (vegetarians, allergies and children’s meals).
  • Work with other kitchen staff to prepare and provide meal service throughout resort and any additional accommodation.
  • Communicate menu with chalet assistants and oversee food service.
  • Work in a safe manner making sure high levels of hygiene and cleaning standards maintained throughout kitchen and dining areas.
  • Assist when required with weekly shop, control and rotate food stock levels.
  • Organise the provision of packed lunches.
  • On changeover day, help out where required.

To apply for this position please complete the application form below.

Chalet Representatives

Chalet Representatives required for our properties in Vallandry.

Excellent pay, quality accommodation & seasonal lift pass.

As a Chalet Representative you will be responsible for managing the provision of services to our guests. Ensuring a comfortable and clean environment and assisting in food service.

Hucksters resort teams work together to provide the best holiday experience for their guests. This requires staff to be highly flexible in their approach to their work. The following is an outline of responsibilities and accountabilities for this position:

  • Manage a team of Chalet hosts to make sure that all bedrooms, bathrooms and public areas are clean and that on a day to day basis the standards of the chalet are maintained.
  • Work with cooks and kitchen staff to ensure breakfast and evening meals are served in a safe and hygienic manner that the dining areas are kept clean and tidy at all times.
  • On changeover day supervise and assist in a full clean of all bedrooms and change of linen.
  • Monitor linen supplies.
  • Store linen in a safe and orderly fashion.
  • Check stocks of cleaning products.
  • Maintain a safe environment around the chalets.
  • Be available mornings and evenings to answer guests questions in a polite and appropriate manner.
  • Supervise reception.
  • Collection of monies for sales within the chalet and supervise petty cash.
  • Work with chalet hosts to provide evening entertainment.
  • Assist in regular marketing through chalet blog, facebook and promotions.
  • Cover other positions in case of absence.
  • Oversee staff day off.
  • Help maintain staff discipline and work with the Manager to ensure the smooth operation of the chalets.

To apply for this position please complete the application form below.

Maintenance person and driver

Maintenance Person/Driver required for the winter 2015/16 season in Vallandry, Les Arcs and Serre Chevalier.

Excellent pay, shared accommodation & seasonal lift pass.

Responsible for keeping premises in a good state of repair, transferring guests to resort, deliveries around resort and general maintenance of resort vehicles.

Hucksters resort teams work together to provide the best holiday experience for their guests. This requires staff to be highly flexible in their approach to their work. The following is an outline of responsibilities and accountabilities for this position.

  • Check premises regularly; perform simple maintenance tasks to provide an aesthetically pleasing and safe environment.
  • Work with contractors when required
  • Provide transfers for the guests to and from the airport and other resorts, driving safely within speed limits and road laws
  • Carry out general maintenance on resort vehicles.
  • Keep vehicles clean inside and out.
  • Assist in the provision of the ski orientation service and help cover staff day off by providing breakfast and completing chalet duties.
  • Snow clearing
  • On changeover day help out when required may it be driving, cleaning or customer service
  • Cover other positions in case of absence

To apply for this position please complete the application form below.

Chalet Hosts

Chalet Hosts required for our properties in Vallandry.

Excellent pay, quality accommodation & seasonal lift pass.

As a Chalet Host you will be responsible for the provision of services to our guests. Ensuring a comfortable and clean environment and assisting in food service.

Hucksters resort teams work together to provide the best holiday experience for their guests. This requires staff to be highly flexible in their approach to their work. The following is an outline of responsibilities and accountabilities for this position:

  • Ensure on a daily basis that all bedrooms, bathrooms and public areas are clean and that the standards of the chalet are maintained.
  • Work with cooks and kitchen staff to ensure breakfast and evening meals are served and that the dining areas are kept clean and tidy at all times.
  • On changeover day clean of all bedrooms and change of linen.
  • Store linen in a safe and orderly fashion, check stocks of cleaning products.
  • Maintain a safe environment around the chalets.
  • Mornings and evenings when required, clear snow from around the chalet and car park areas.
  • Organise, promote and provide evening entertainment.
  • Assist in the smooth day to day running of the chalet.
  • Be available to provide information to guests, assist them, help or direct them

To apply for this position please complete the application form below.

Driver/Longstay

Driver/long stay required for the winter 2016/17 season in Vallandry.

All food, shared accommodation & seasonal lift pass.

This position is available for anyone is looking to work half chalet shifts as a driver and extra pair of hands in exchange for wages paid as food, accommodation and ski pass.

Hucksters resort teams work together to provide the best holiday experience for their guests. This requires staff to be highly flexible in their approach to their work. The following is an outline of responsibilities and accountabilities for this position.

  • Provide transfers for the guests to and from the airport and other resorts, driving safely within speed limits and road laws
  • Assist in carrying out general maintenance on resort vehicles.
  • Keep vehicles clean inside and out.
  • Assist in the provision of the ski orientation service
  • Help cover staff day off by providing breakfast and completing chalet duties.
  • Snow clearing
  • On changeover day help out when required, which may include driving, cleaning or customer service
  • Cover other positions in case of absence

To apply for this position please complete the application form below.

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Customer Reviews

This is the 4th year we have stayed at Mont Blanc, we have opted for the en suite accommodation in PMB. If you are looking for 5 star luxury look else where as you will be disappointed, if however, you are looking for a fun friendly atmosphere where you can wear slippers or ski boots for a week then...

H.W.

The staff were more like friends than employees and knew the area very well. Can't fault them. They sorted an issue with my wife's ski pass with as little stress as was possible. To start your day of skiing one had only to walk about 20m from the door, pop your skis on and off you go. You could eit...

S.K.

Just back from a fabulous week in Vallandry. The lodge was great and the location to the lifts perfect. I wanted to say thank you for all your help and the wonderful staff, they are all good bunch and made us feel very welcome. Please let them know we did appreciate their hard work, and smiles every...

P.L.

We have travelled with Hucksters as both a school group and a family for an incredible 18 years. Never have I worked with a company who is so flexible and accommodating to individual needs. The ski and board options are exciting and varied to suit all abilities, from novice to the extreme, from door...

Mrs Denise May MBE

By dispensing with things such as towels and complimentary toiletries (bring your own) and guaranteed en suite bathrooms, Hucksters has managed to create accommodation that is definitely communal and cheap but in that no-frills way that makes you feel pretty smug at the money you are saving. It has ...

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