Finding a Job in Chamonix, Work in Chamonix

Last Updated: 
Mon, 16 Jan 2017

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 2017 Summer season


Company Name Job Position Website & Contact Publish Date
Restaurant Atmosphere 2  Chefs de Partie + 2 Chefs de Rang 16/06/2017
Hotel de l'Arve Employé Technique Polyvalent 16/06/2017
Bucks Coffee 1 Cuisiner / Chef + 2 Serveurs Contact via FBook page 09/06/2017
Hotel Les Lanchers Second ou commis de cuisine 04/06/2017
Session Raft Driver / Conducteur 22/05/2017
Hotel Aiguille du Midi Demi-chf, serveurs, femme de chambre 03/05/2017
Aiguille du Midi 3842m 2 jobs Boutique au Sommet Aiguille du Midi 02/05/2017
Camping Argentière Bar Staff / Buvette Position +33 4 50 54 17 36 29/04/2017
Nomadic Ski Kitchen / Chalet Staff 27/03/2017
Hotel Le Dahu Femme de Chambre 06 8004 4986 / 06 2104 3905 28/07/2017

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!