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Winter Season - Spa Therapist

Start Date: 22 November, 2023

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
  • Physically capable of handling a full schedule of appointments in a day.

Job Particulars

Pay Rate

  • ¥1,500 - ¥1,900 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

  • 22 Nov, 2023 - 24 Mar OR 7 Apr, 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 and occasional overtime during peak periods.

Job Benefits

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 ¥30,000.

Travel Support Bonus

  • ¥30,000 travel cost support bonus upon contract completion.

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, basic supplies and WiFi included.
  • Free Staff shuttle available to Kutchan Town for shopping.

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.

Ready for a next level season with Skye Niseko? Apply now using the application form below:

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