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Winter Seasonal Jobs

Reports to: Senior Management Team
Location: Cairngorm Mountain


Role Overview

Purpose of job

We are currently recruiting for a variety of seasonal roles across most departments. Our snow sports season is planned to commence on Friday 17 December 2021 and the season will run through to Monday 18 April 2022.

A big smile and a can-do attitude will go a long way in our dedicated team.

You may be required to flex between all areas as and when required.

We are a 7-day operation and some weekend working will be required. 

Hourly Pay Rates

  • Aged 23 plus, £9.60
  • 19 to 22, £8.50
  • 16 to 18, £6.56

A range of staff benefits are available and will be discussed during the application process.

Roles and Responsibilities

Front of House Team Member 

The role will primarily be to ensure the catering is operating to the highest standards, to ensure the provision of hospitality, and Food & Beveridge services to Cairngorm Mountain customers.  Some shifts maybe required in the Retail and Ticketing areas

  • Experience in working within a busy Café environment.
  • Being attentive to the needs of the customer.
  • Taking orders and serving food and drinks.
  • Cleaning and resetting tables.
  • Observing a high standard of cleanliness front and back of house in-keeping with current Covid -19 restrictions.
  • Processing Card and Cash payments.

Kitchen Porter – Chef

The role would suit an experienced KP or trainee chef, you would be working with the chef team in a variety of jobs, and you would be working on a variety of tasks from preparing vegetables, making sandwiches and pot washing.

  • Experienced in a kitchen environment would be an advantage.
  • Assisting the chefs in the preparation tasks in the kitchen on a morning.
  • Managing the pot wash area in a methodical manner.
  • Observing a high standard of cleanliness in the kitchen areas in-keeping with current Covid -19 restrictions.

Equipment Hire Team

The role will be to ensure that our clients have a smooth passage through the hire department.  You would be involved in boot fitting and setting up skis and snowboards, as well as taking payments.  Our Easy Rent system takes the customer from the online or onsite booking through to payment.  We will operate both on and off-site options for the clients.  Full training will be given

  • Experience in working within an equipment hire area would be desirable.
  • Being attentive to the needs of the customer.
  • Guiding the customers through the process in a timely manner.
  • Potential to working across two sites.
  • Observing a high standard of cleanliness in the department in-keeping with current Covid -19 restrictions.
  • Processing Card and Cash payments.

Lifts and Tows Operator

The role involves working outdoors in a harsh winter environment, an ability to ski or snowboard at an advanced level is required.  You will be often the first contact on site and a positive attitude is required.  You will assist the Technical Ops team in the set up and close down procedures for the snow sports uplifts.  Full training will be given.

  • Skier or Snowboarder, you must be confident at getting around the ski area, especially in harsh weather conditions.
  • Preparing and maintaining the ‘Get on Ramp’ area throughout the day.
  • Excellent customer focus, being proactive in assisting skier and boarders onto the tows.
  • Maintaining vigilance at all times to identify areas of concern and H&S.
  • Been able to communicate clearly using the 2-way radio transmitters.
  • Liaising throughout the day with Tech Ops and Ski Patrol.

Company Background and Culture / Location Overview

Cairngorm Mountain, managed by Cairngorm Mountain (Scotland) Ltd, is a popular visitor attraction destination in Scotland, located within the Cairngorms National Park, and has been offering Snowsports for over 50 years.  In winter, the resort is a commercial ski operation.  In summer, the resort serves as a summer tourist destination.  The surrounding area attracts over 1.8 million annual visitors predominantly in summer with the resort itself attracting circa 200,000 annual visitors.

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