Niseko Sports 2018-2019

No.1 Ski/Snowboard Rental and Retail Shop in Hanazono Niseko is now hiring for passionate team members!

Niseko Sports product range is selected with the elements in mind and the needs of international and Japanese guests. All Niseko Sports stores offer the all-in-one convenience of equipments rental and Snowsports retail, booking and arrangements for Snowsports school, backcountry guiding and snowmobile tours, under the one roof.

Responsibilities and Duties
  • Deliver an enthusiastic and professional level of customer service at all time
  • Greet customers when they arrive at the store and ask if they need assistance
  • Process sales transactions at the POS (point-of-sale) counter
  • Suggest upsell items to customers based on the items they have chosen
  • Replace merchandise on the shelves, paying special attention to end caps
  • Explain to guests how to operate rental equipment along with safety practices and guest responsibility
  • Prepare rental equipment by cleaning, servicing and testing
  • Consistently follow the steps of the service cycle
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of current equipment
  • Protect company assets through loss prevention techniques
  • Keep rental/retail area clean, safe and organized
  • Maintain storage of equipment in racks
  • Communicate with other staff on product levels/availability and assist in operations as needed
  • Responsible for the completion of rental/liability forms and ensure proper payment has been received
  • Assist families in the placement and labeling of ski/snowboard equipment
  • Other duties as assigned
Work Hours
  • Full Season:  December 1, 2018 - April 7, 2019
  • 30 - 40 hours per week
  • Shift work between 8:00am - 8:30pm
  • Strong communication skills in English, verbal and written
  • Excellence in Customer Service
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Eligible for Japanese Working Holiday Visa or Sponsored Visa or Japanese National


Benefits :
  • Competitive wages
  • Staff Lift Pass during your contract
  • Employee Benefits and Discount is available
  • Staff Accommodation
  • Niseko Sports  uniform supplied 
  • Enjoy best powder as much as you need :) 



NISS (Niseko International Snowsports School)

All positions are now closed. Thank you! 

  • Instructors (Closed. Thank you :) )
  • Indoor Attendant   (Closed. Thank you :) )
  • Reservation / Front of House    (Closed. Thank you :) )  




HPG (HANAZONO Powder Guides) / NWPC (Niseko Weiss Powder Cats) 2018-2019

Position:  Backcountry Guide / Cat Skiing Guide

HPG guides intermediate to advanced guests to show the world famous Niseko's powder to find the best condition on the day. To offer this service, you will be required Niseko's gate access backcountry experiences more than 2 seasons. On the other hand, NWPC guides our private field where is so suitable for the first timer in Niseko. You will do both positions once you are in our team. In shoulder season, you may be able to find some job in our ski school. 


Key Responsibilities
  • Safety First! and Have a FUN!
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Guiding in  respectful manner towards all that use the mountain
Work Hours
  • Contract Term: Early December 2018 to early March 2019.  OR Busy Period
  • Busy Period: End of December 2018 to Mid of Feburary 2019
  • HPG working hours: 1 to 6 hours depend on mountain condition
  • NWPC working hours: 1 to 8 hours depend on mountaiin condition
  • Ski guide (Alpine or Telmark)
  • Guiding experiences
  • Communication skills in English, preferred Japanese
  • Preferred Niseko's BC experience
  • Guide certificate, Ski Instructor's certificate, BC related certificate
  • Eligible for Japanese Working Holiday Visa or Documentation of a minimum 36 months experiences as Ski instructor, Ski Guide, Ski Patrol for Sponsored Visa or Japanese National
  • International Driver's License (preferred with D stamp) or Japanese Driver's License
  • Competitive wages
  • Niseko United All Mountain Pass
  • Employee Benefits and Discount is available
  • Staff Accommodation
  • Uniform (Shell and Pants)
  • Pro Deal from supported suppliers
  • Enjoy best powder as much as you need :) 


Development Senior Project Manager

Join the Hanazono Niseko Team! Nihon Harmony Resorts KK, the parent company behind Hanazono Niseko, is seeking passionate and dedicated individuals to join our company.  Listed below are the current employment opportunities.

The Development Department is seeking a Development Senior Project Manager.  As a part of the Hanazono Project team, you will be involved with building hotels and accommodations. Our aim is to revitalize the area around Hanazono with new developments.

Employment status: Full-time staff (Year round employment)

Working time: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm

Salary: JPY 583,000 - (based on experience) / month

Holiday: Sat, Sun, Public holiday

Benefits: Employment insurance, Health insurance, Pension insurance, Worker's accident insurance, Own season pass, and more.

Requirements: University qualifications, English and Japanese of business level, Driver's license

Nihon Harmony Resorts KK (NHR) is the owner and operator of the Hanazono Ski Area, one of the four major ski areas making up Niseko Japan.  NHR is currently embarking on a large and exciting expansion of the Hanazono resort facilities, with the construction of the new Park Hyatt Hotel and Branded Residences underway and the construction of new staff accommodation already commenced.  Soon to start will be, amongst other things, construction of new ski lifts, new ski school facilities, new restaurants and a swath of new activities for the green season. 

NHR is currently seeking the services of an experienced Senior Project Manager to assist with the delivery of these landmark projects.  The candidate should be experienced and thoroughly familiar with development project management, development coordination and development delivery within the Japan development environment. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Attend construction related meetings and receive a technical explanation and further coordinate with the contractor, designer, supervisor, surveyor, etc. and the group companies` project management team.
  • Assess and check construction-related estimate and ensure that the costs are reasonable enough to engage with service providers, etc.
  • Conduct local site-tour and prepare presentational materials to authorities and visitors to provide guidance on the outline of Hanazono development projects in a sophisticated manner. 
  • Apply and file the permit/approval documents. 
  • Attend meetings with the property development manager and take notes and prepare meeting minutes with local government, consultant, contractor, service provider, etc. 
  • Continuously seek to improve existing business systems and operations through efficient project management and cooperation with the development manager (i.e. reduction in project costs, alternative methods to improve efficiency etc.)

Please attach your resume in English and Japanese when you apply.


Get in Touch

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  • 328-36 Aza-Iwaobetsu, Kutchan-cho
    Abuta-Gun, Hokkaido 044-0082 Japan

  • Activity Bookings - +81 (0)136 21 66 88
    Resort Information - +81 (0)136 23 01 03

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