Winter Season - Car Detailer/Snow Clearer

Start Date: 30 November, 2023

Job Description

  • Clean the interior and exterior of the fleet of vehicles to required standards.
  • Clear and dump snow around the office and vehicles as required.
  • Prepare the vehicles for the day's operations.
  • Clean baby and child seats.
  • Assist with other general maintenance and tasks for SkyExpress as required.


  • Valid driver's licence for Japan.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Physically fit and healthy.
  • Experience in cleaning or car detailing a bonus.
  • Fluent Japanese or English language skills.

Job Particulars

Pay Rate

  • ¥1,300 per hour
  • 25% overtime allowance for hours worked above prescribed working hours for the month.
  • 25% late night allowance for work between 10pm and 5am.

Employment Period

  • 30 Nov, 2023 - 24 Mar, 2024
  • Fully paid training at the start of the season.


  • Generally 5 days per week, around 40 hours per week.
  • Hours will vary through the season depending on business levels with less hours at the start and end of the season (more riding time!) and occasional overtime during peak periods.


Lift Passes

  • Your own Free Grand Hirafu season pass with an option of upgrading to All Mountain at an additional cost.
  • If you do not need a pass, you will be offered a bonus payment of ¥20,000.

Subsidised Accommodation and Staff Shuttle

  • Subsidised staff accommodation available in Hirafu starting from ¥5,000 per month quad share, ¥15,000 twin share (or double for couples) with all utilities and WiFi included.

Free Ski & Snowboard Lessons

  • Great for first-timers and beginners - free ski/snowboard group lessons with GoSnow (dependent on availability.)

Discounts on HTM's services

  • Discounts on stays, restaurants, rentals, massages and more with HTM operated businesses.

Future opportunities in Niseko with the company

  • For the best performing seasonal staff, we will want you back and can potentially sponsor a working visa for future seasons (provided you meet the sponsorship criteria). Full-time career options are also available.

Interested in working with SkyExpress for your winter season in Niseko? Submit your application now using the form below:

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