Imagine the ultimate ski season, living and working in Japan, in the powder capital of the world! You could be working a ski resort job with an international team of powder fanatics, catching first tracks before your shift, celebrating an epic day on the trails with new friends and planning backcountry adventures for your days off.

Want to know how you can spend this upcoming winter doing just that? Check out our Program Guide and read on!


Our Japan Work & Ski Program offers Canadians aged 18 to 30 a job at Japan’s #1 ski resort – guaranteed or your money back!


The Niseko Ski Resort located in northern Japan’s Hokkaido region is the country’s largest snow resort famous for its wide open powder bowls and tree runs. With four interlinked ski hills, 30 lifts, 3 gondolas and an astounding average of 1500cm of snow annually you can start dreaming of endless days gliding through fresh powdery snow.


Work and ski in the powder capital of the world this winterSpend the winter season enjoying Japan’s famous JAPOW powder (image:


How do I actually get the job there?

Stepabroad’s partnerships with Niseko employers means we are able to offer Canadians the opportunity to work in Japan. From setting up your interviews to coordinating your work permit, our team will take the stress and work out of moving abroad! You submit your application to our team and we take care of the rest!


What would I do?

The ski resort jobs available range from ski instructors to shuttle bus drivers, food and beverage, rental/retail technician, guest services, reception or housekeeping.


What is the timeline?

Applications for the 2019/2020 winter season are now open and close June 15, 2019. You can submit your free program application here after which our team will confirm your acceptance. Once you make the program payment, our team will begin working on your job placement, with interviews beginning in July and job offers made on September 1, 2019. Positions start in the middle of November 2019 and must be completed until the season wraps up in early April 2020.


Where can I get more info?

You can find all the details in our program guide: 2019/2020 Work & Ski in Japan Program Guide, on our program page, or by contacting our team via email: or phone: +1 (604) 568-5570.


Work with an international team at Niseko Ski Resort in Hokkaido, JapanWork with an international team of powder enthusiasts!

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