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Winter Season - Spa Therapist

Start Date: Early December 2022

Job Description

  • Perform massage, body and facial treatments while maintaining the clients comfort at all times.
  • Ensure individualized guest service through acknowledging and responding to their needs and expectation.
  • Maintain a clean and neat work environment at all times, ensuring all equipment is in safe working order.
  • Actively participate in all areas of the Spa operation.
  • Assist guests regarding hotel facilities in an informative and helpful way.
  • Assist as Spa Reception when required.
  • Follow department policies and procedures.
  • Follow all safety and sanitation policies.


  • At least 2 years experience in a spa or massage environment desirable.
  • Excellent presentation, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong desire to be part of a united team and community.
  • Excellent attention to detail, as well as impeccable grooming and presentation.
  • Excellent time management skills & ability to adapt & personalize treatments to guest's concerns.
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure and great problem solving skills.
  • Use initiative and proactive and positive attitude to assist team members to ensure operations run smoothly.
  • Language skills (English, Japanese, Mandarin and other language skills desirable).
  • Ability to take part in the local community, be respected and trusted by community stakeholders
  • Fit and strong to withstand a full schedule of appointments in a day.

Job Particulars

Pay Rate

  • ¥1,300 - ¥1,700 per hour
  • 25% overtime rate for hours worked above prescribed working hours for the month.
  • 25% late night work rate for work between 10pm and 5am.

Employment Period

  • Early December to late March. Exact dates to be announced closer to the season.
  • We start our staff with training to give you all you need to know about working for us.
  • Potential to extend contract, availability of work dependent.


  • Generally 5 days per week, around 40 hours per week
  • This is likely to be higher during peak season (including some weeks where you may be required to work 6 days) and a little quieter during the start and ends of the season.

Job Benefits

Lift Passes

  • Your own Free Grand Hirafu season lift pass is offered.
  • Opportunity to upgrade to an All Mountain season lift pass at a reduced rate.
  • For those of you who do not require a lift pass, you will be offered a bonus payment of ¥20,000.


  • Each of our accommodations is subsidised to bring you housing at an affordable price.
  • Singles, twin shares (doubles for couples) and quad shares in a range of locations to suit a variety of budgets.

Discounts on HTM's services

  • Discounts available on bookings made by staff at Niseko Central, Ki Niseko and Skye Niseko and also all HTM services including Kumo Restaurant, An Dining, GoSnow lessons, YamaSport rentals and Ryko and Ki Spa.

Free Ski or Snowboard Lessons & Workshops

  • Free ski/snowboard group lessons & workshops (availability dependent).

Potential Visa Sponsorship in the Future

  • 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).

Interested in being a part of our team?

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