We trawl through our boards and, looking beyond the more obvious driving jobs such as transfer rep or overland truck driver, explore seven positions where being able to drive will give you the edge over your rivals for a job.
With bars and clubs popular with seasonnaires beginning to announce their opening parties and chalet companies and tour operators filling their Facebook timelines with snowy landscapes, it is getting late to find jobs in European ski resorts. Though ski resort recruitment for the 2015/16 season is drawing to a close we found these three positions advertised in the last few days:
Prices can rise as high as a ski lift once the tourist hordes ascend onto small mountain villages for the winter, but if you are prepared to roll up your sleeves you can ski or snowboard for a lot cheaper by hooking up with these three work exchange hosts in Japan, Chile and Italy.
Even in Turkey the summer sun is only just beginning to get serious about beating down on us with any concentrated intensity. The duvet is still on the bed, the fan sits in bits unused on the office floor and, despite being a man overly fond of winter coats and shade, I’ve yet to cast a spiteful eye at the fiery orb in the sky and wish it would just bugger off already. Nonetheless, recruitment for the ski season is already well under way.
While those looking to spend a couple of weeks whizzing up and down mountains and in and out of bars have plenty of time before they need to book their hols, those of us wanting a job in Europe's ski resorts have to start acting now.
Volunteer workers can save hundreds of pounds on the price of tickets to the Snowbombing Festival held in the Mayrhofen, in the Austrian Alps. Sometimes referred to as Ibiza on ice, Snowbombing is the biggest after season party in the Alps and surely the only festival to combine skiing and electronic music.