Hokkaido Backcountry Club is looking for staff for our mechanized/ human powered ski guiding operation in Niseko/ Hokkaido. HBC has been working directly with Black Diamond Lodge & Tours and we are dedicated to offering the highest level of guiding and backcountry skiing in Japan.

Japanese language ability and previous experience in Hokkaido is not necessary but of course will be considered very valuable assets.

Staff accommodation and vehicle are available if needed. All positions will come with benefits (eg heli skiing on your days off, attending avalanche courses etc).

Please send us your resume and a cover letter to info@hokkaidobackcountryclub.com which includes all experiences related to the industry.

Job Openings for 2024/25

Job Duties:
Responding to inquires, confirming reservations, invoicing, pre-trip planning, and other administrative support.


Minimum 2 years of experience in customer service, administrative roles, or tourism industry.
Eligible for a working holiday visa
Fluent in English, Japanese preferred

Working hours: 8:00 – 17:00, 4-5 days/ week
Term of employment: Dec 1 2024 – Mar 15 2025

Job Duties:
Driving guests to/from Niseko ~ Shimamaki/ Rusutsu for our heli and cat programs.

Experience working as a vehicle driver in snow
Eligible for a working holiday visa
Valid International Driver’s License (D-stamp)

Working hours: 12:00 – 20:00, 5 days/ 40 hours a week
Term of employment: Dec 23 2024 – Mar 15 2025