Inawashiro Ski Resort is looking for non-Japanese seasonal staff to help with our ski/snowboard lessons and resort facilities during the upcoming 2023-2024 ski season.

Application Requirements

■Skills & Experience Required

Native English level / Japanese level not required

Sufficient skiing/snowboarding experience to teach beginners.

No previous ski/snowbord instruction experience in necessry for some instructor positions. We will help you get the certification you need to lead effective lessons

CPR training, first aid training, and Japanese ability are a plus.

・Visa requirements

Be able to obtain a valid Japanese Working Visa or Japanese Working Holiday Visa.

Job Inscription

■Job Inscription

Provide guests with a fun, safe, enjoyable, and memorable learning experience while exploring appropriate terrain on the Inawashiro Ski Resort.

*Ski and snowboard lessons in English(Private Lesson)

*Ski lessons in English at elementary, junior high, and high schools(Group Lessons)

※When there are no lessons, you may be asked to help with other tasks.

Employment Period
Working hours

■Employment Period

1.Full season contract is from late December - late March

2.Short season contract is from mid January - late February

■Working hours::8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

■Holidays: Determined by shift. 1-2 days off per week

Pay Rate

■Base rates are from ¥2000/hour for certified instructors.

(from ¥1500/hour for non-certified instructors)

■Other:accommodations will be provided in the form of either an on-site hotel room or local share-house(some expenses paid) A season lift pass is provided

*Other details will be provided at interview.

Application and Selection Visa requirements

■How to apply

*Fill out the online application form and upload.

  • Cover letter (with photo)
  • Job specific CV

*You will be contacted to arrange a time and date to interview for your position

*Interviews will be conducted Monday to Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Japan time)

*Instructor applicants will have one interview with a Manager.

*If you are successful, you will receive an offer of employment within a few days of your interview

*All offers will need to be accepted within 14 days


Valid Japanese working visas are required for all positions- General visa types are;

*Japanese Working Holiday Visa – for more information about eligibility please visit


*Skilled Labor Visa (Instructor Positions only) – Must have a minimum of 36 months of snow sports instructing experience. You will require letters from previous employers as proof.

*Ski Instructor Visa (not applicable to Snowboard instructors) - must have a certification from one of the following associations, ADIDES, APSI, CSIA, DSLV, BASI, NZSIA

*Permanent Resident Visas or a Spouse Visa

Now hiring part-time staff

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