Finding a Job in Chamonix, Work in Chamonix

Last Updated: 
Wed, 11 Nov 2015

Here you'll find a few tricks about finding a job in the Valley.  Chamonix is a great place to spend a winter.  With 6 different ski areas and hundreds of kilometers of pistes to ski, Chamonix is a snow lovers' paradise.

Finding a winter season Jobs in Chamonix
Finding a Jobs in Chamonix - Pole Emploi Chamonix
Looking for a seasonal work in Chamonix in Chamonix

First off, to work in France you either need a European passport or a visa giving you the right to work. For more info on visas, click here.

Some common seasonal jobs in Chamonix are restaurant work, bar tending, cleaning, nannying and driving to and from Geneva airport.  If you get here early enough (beginning of December) there are many jobs available.

It is good to have a working knowledge of French and a CV in French but definitely not mandatory.  If you start your search and CV sending early enough, you should have no trouble. lists a few job offers for the 2015/16 Winter season


Company Name Job Position Website & Contact Publish Date
The Office Bar Head Chef 02/09/2015
Buck's Coffee Chamonix Waitress 08/09/2015
Hotel Les Lanchers Head Receptionnist 11/09/2015
Restaurant Rendezvous Kitchen Hand 11/09/2015
Snostation Rental Agency Office Staff 14/09/2015
Sanglard Sports Shop Rental/Sales Person 01/10/2015
Restaurant La Moraine Waitress & Kitchen Staff 01/10/2015
Chamonix Select Driver for Winter Season 08/10/2015
Snell Sports Sales Person 20/10/2015
Restaurant Kitsch Inn Winter Staff 14/11/2015
Chez Max Café Waitress/Waiter 17/11/2015

A few resources to help you on your way:

Our website has a listing of all companies in the valley.  Scroll through the many different categories and you can contact them directly with your CV and cover letters.

Pôle Emploi if you already speak French, the French employment office website can give you a listening of jobs available in the Chamonix valley. Choose the Haute Savoie department (74).

ChamSocial - they have some awesome groups you can join to get emails about the topics you love the most abut Chamonix.

Natives - here you have a listing of jobs in Chamonix as well as many other ski resorts and you can even sign up for email alerts for new listings.

Need help with accommodation? Check out our Seasonal Accommodation page or check the Chamonix Town Hall listings.

Enjoy Chamonix!