Hanazono Powder Guide Niseko WEISS Powder Cats

HPG guides intermediate to advanced guests to show the world famous Niseko's powder to find the best condition on the day. To offer this service, you will be required Niseko's gate access backcountry experiences more than 3 seasons. On the other hand, NWPC guides our private field where is so suitable for the first timer in Niseko. You will do both positions once you are in our team. In shoulder season, you may be able to find some job in our ski school.

Key Responsibilities

  • Safety First! and Have a FUN!
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Guiding in respectful manner towards all that use the mountain

Work Hours

  • Contract Term: Early December 2018 to early March 2019. OR Busy Period
  • Busy Period: End of December 2018 to Mid of Feburary 2019
  • HPG working hours: 1 to 6 hours depend on mountain condition
  • NWPC working hours: 1 to 8 hours depend on mountaiin condition


  • Ski guide (Alpine or Telmark)
  • Guiding experiences
  • Communication skills in English, preferred Japanese
  • Preferred Niseko's BC experience
  • Guide certificate, Ski Instructor's certificate, BC related certificate
  • Eligible for Japanese Working Holiday Visa or Documentation of a minimum 36 months experiences as Ski instructor, Ski Guide, Ski Patrol for Sponsored Visa or Japanese National
  • International Driver's License (preferred with D stamp) or Japanese Driver's License


  • Competitive wages
  • Niseko United All Mountain Pass
  • Employee Benefits and Discount is available
  • Staff Accommodation
  • Uniform (Shell and Pants)
  • Pro Deal from supported suppliers
  • Enjoy best powder as much as you need :)