Employment at Nevis Range

Employment at Nevis Range

Nevis Range is a very practical, hands-on company with a lively outdoor atmosphere. Staff are recruited largely on their foreseeable potential and adaptability. Working conditions and level of business are governed almost entirely by the weather and the seasons, demanding an unusual level of flexibility of all Nevis Range staff.

The number of employees varies from a core staff of 50 who work all year round to 100 at the height of a busy winter season. The key qualities that we look for in our staff are adaptability, resilience to harsh weather, passion for the outdoors, team spirit, good customer care skills and a sense of humour!! Seasonal employees include ski lift operators, groomer drivers, ski & board instructors, ski hire technicians and catering staff.

Download the Nevis Range application form in word or as a pdf

Scroll down for our current vacancies.

Other Useful Information

Accommodation
Nevis Range Development Company does not offer staff accommodation however most seasonal staff find accommodation quite easily in Fort William or the surrounding areas. If you do experience difficulties we can recommend certain local establishments who offer short-term accommodation until you can find something more permanent.

Uniform
All staff are provided with a uniform that is appropriate for the requirements of their particular job.

Training
If you are successful in your application you will be given an induction on arrival and specific training that is appropriate to your position within the company. Nevis Range has been accredited with the Investors in People Standard since the inception of the scheme.

Employee Benefits
All full-time staff receive a season pass, which allows access to the uplift facilities at Nevis Range and the other four ski areas in Scotland. Part-time staff receive a discounted price ticket, which offers the same benefits. Some local outdoor retail establishments offer discounts for full and part time staff.

Gaelic Language Plan
Nevis Range is presently in the process of implementing a Gaelic Language Plan in partnership with Bord na Gaidhlig.

Current Vacancies


Please note before applying

  1. You must be legally entitled to work in the UK
  2. You must be able to travel, at your own expense, to Nevis Range, Fort William for the interview process
  3. PLEASE adhere to the specific instructions for the particular job that you are applying for ie Nevis Range employment application form (which must be completed in full) - or current CV - and covering letter. Download the Nevis Range employment application form in word or as a pdf
  4. If you have any employment related questions please contact 01397 705825 or email jobs@nevisrange.co.uk
  5. Closing dates are final and we strongly recommend that you apply for a position as soon as you see it to avoid missing out on the opportunity.

 

Chef - Part Time Permanent

Closing Date: 30 June 2017
Pay: From £7.31 per hour

We're looking for a chef to join our team. You will be working in the Catering Department at Nevis Range, assisting with preparation and service in both of our busy kitchens. Straight shifts, normally 8am – 4.30pm or 10am – 6.30pm. Occasional evening shifts for events/functions. This role is part time however, more hours will be available during peak times for the right candidate.

Scope of Responsibilities:

  • Work in both Snowgoose Restaurant & Bar and Pinemarten Café Bar
  • Provide natural, friendly and efficient service
  • Maintain high standards of service and cleanliness throughout the department

Primary Tasks

  • Communicating with head chef and kitchen team regarding menus and stock levels
  • Ensuring high quality of food produced
  • Store goods correctly and use stock on a rotational basis
  • Ensuring food wastage is kept to a minimum
  • Adhering to company’s HACCP system and completion of any relevant records
  • Multi-tasking, using initiative and prioritizing work
  • Working front of house when required
  • Working shifts at any catering events and functions

Knowledge and Skills required

  • Minimum Basic Food Hygiene Certificate
  • Able to work under minimum supervision and under pressure
  • Experience in a similar role
  • Flexibility & reliability

Benefits – Transport provided. Free or discounted access to snowsports and biking facilities. Discounted food and drink. Staff discount scheme.

Contact: Sarah Shepherd

Catering Assistant

Closing Date: Friday 30th June
Pay: £7.50p/h

To work in the Catering Department at Nevis Range on a daily basis including weekends. Contributing to the smooth and efficient running of the company and maintaining a clean, safe working environment

Scope of Responsibilities:
Work in both Snowgoose Restaurant & Bar and Pinemarten Cafe Bar
Provide natural, friendly and efficient service
Maintain high standards of cleanliness throughout the department
Use of tills/cash handling

Primary Tasks:
Prepare and maintain a clean and tidy work area
Ensuring adequate stock levels of products throughout the day
Serve customers throughout opening times, handle cash and cards, advise customers
Store goods correctly and use stock on a rotational basis
Communicating with other members of the team
Adhere to company’s HACCP system and completion of any relevant records
Multi-tasking, using initiative and prioritizing work
Working shifts for any catering events and functions

Knowledge and Skills required:
Excellent Customer Service Skills, including the handling of complaints
Basic Food Hygiene Certificate
Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
Experience in use of tills and cash handling
Ability to promote company on a face to face basis
Flexibility & reliability
Interest in Snowsports/outdoor activities
Driving license desirable

Closing Date: Friday 30th June
Benefits: Access to skiing/boarding and biking facilities. Free and discounted food and drink. Staff discount scheme. Uniform provided.
Term: Full Time Permanent
Pay: from £7.50 per hour. Negotiable dependant on experience.
Hours: 40 Hours per week, straight shifts, 5 out of 7 days with extra hours required at certain times of year and as business needs dictate. Hours worked over 40 per week are paid at our overtime rate of time and a half. Must be able to work weekends and holiday periods.

Part time Cleaner

Closing Date: Friday 30th June
Pay: £7.62p/h

We are looking for a reliable and enthusiastic cleaner to work either an early morning or evening shift (option to be flexible hours for the right candidate). There is also an option to job share/split hours with another candidate. You will play a key part in contributing to the smooth and efficient running of our diverse and busy company

Scope of Responsibilities:
Working solo outside of regular business hours
Maintaining high standards of cleanliness throughout the department

Primary Tasks:
Cleaning of customer toilets, showers and staff room
Communicating with other members of the team
Adhere to company’s HACCP system and completion of any relevant records
Multi-tasking, using initiative and prioritizing work

Knowledge and Skills required:
Ability to work on own initiative
Full driver’s license and own transport preferable
Flexibility & reliability

Closing Date: Friday 30th June
Benefits: Access to skiing/boarding and biking facilities. Free and discounted food and drink. Staff discount scheme. Uniform provided.
Term: Full Time Permanent
Pay: from £7.62 per hour. Negotiable dependant on experience.
Hours: 15 Hours per week, straight shifts, 5 out of 7 days with extra hours required at certain times of year and as business needs dictate. Must be able to work weekends and holiday periods
Contact: Sarah Shepherd