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>>>Winter 2018/2019 Seasonal Position

NBS Kids Club Assistant

The Niseko Base Snowsports (NBS) Kids Club is looking for vibrant, fun, motivated and responsible individuals that love working with kids aged 3-14yrs! If this describes you, then we’d love to hear from you!

Kids Club assistants work in a dynamic team of professionals devoted to providing assistance to all Kids Club Programs. This role is constantly on the go, both indoors and out. It requires organization, quick thinking, problem solving and most of all a passion for working with kids.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Working with kids (and parents!)
  • Outdoor meeting area setup, maintenance and snow clearing
  • Assisting the organization of kids group lessons on the lesson meeting area
  • Assisting kids and instructors on snow with beginner lessons on the flat
  • Assisting kids during breaks (serving hot chocolates, assisting with toilet breaks etc.)
  • Serving Kids Club lunches and being responsible for all children during the lunch break
  • Setting up, cleaning and creative decoration of indoor Kids Club facilities
  • Assisting managers with the scheduling of Kids Club Instructors
  • Supporting the Snow Sports School, Front Desk & Rental Team
  • Providing guests with key local information & assistance
  • Being a reliable local contact for guest during their stay

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE/ TRAINING

  • MUST have First Aid training/qualifications (current and valid)
  • Nursing or childcare background
  • Previous experience dealing with children on a daily basis
  • Previous Kids Club/Ski School experience preferred
  • University/College/TAFE educated in a childcare related field preferred
  • Snowsports School instructing experience and/or Level 1, entry level or children’s instructing certificate

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES REQUIRED

  • Responsible, organized, energetic, confident, can-do attitude
  • Extremely safety conscious
  • A genuine passion for working with kids
  • Exceptional guest service skills
  • Mature, flexible approach with the ability to adapt to any situation
  • Punctual, reliable, very organized and well presented
  • Ability to display patience and tact at all times with all kinds of people
  • Show initiative, with ability to think on the run
  • Competency with computer use and basic admin tasks
  • A team player that can put others first
  • Clear and effective communication skills

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

  • English is a MUST
  • Secondary Japanese/Cantonese/Mandarin language skills are preferred but not essential.

VISA REQUIREMENTS

  • Must have or be eligible for a Working Holiday Visa 

SKI/ SNOWBOARD ABILITY Basic-intermediate ski/snowboard ability is preferred but not essential.

REMUNERATION PACKAGE

  • JPY190,000+ per month
  • Personal Hirafu-Hanazono season lift pass
  • Subsidised staff accommodation options

EMPLOYMENT LENGTH Full Season contract: Early December – Late March

Short term contract: Early December – Mid February

WORKING HOURS 5 x days per week. Average of 40- 45 hours per week during peak season. This kind of work is snow & customer dependent, so you can expect to work reduced hours during the first and last few weeks of the season. Please understand that you are required to be flexible with work dates and hours.

Location: Niseko,
Apply for this Position Job code: 1502
Apply at: https://skijapan.hiringthing.com/job/17599/nbs-kids-club-assistant