Employment Type
Contract Length
3-6 Months 6-12 Months

Job Description

This position includes:
-Driving the bus on a set schedule between the staff accommodations in Kutchan and the Niseko-Hirafu resort
-Taking on some additional duties as directed by the Staff Accommodation Supervisor (e.g. restocking supplies, minor maintenance)
-Assisting in providing shuttle services for Niseko Central, Skye Niseko and Ki Niseko guests on occasion

You should be comfortable driving large buses, between 29-72 in capacity. The two shuttle buses are the size of your typical city transport bus. Drivers must be confident to drive large vehicles within tight areas.

Time of employment: 16 November 2019 to 08 April 2020


  • International Driving Permit with category D stamp (higher than a standard driving licence required ( Australia: MR, NZ: class 2 or above). Check your local International Driving Permit issuing body, usually Post Offices, for more details) or
  • Japanese driving licence with ogata or higher endorsement
  • Reliable, punctual person, confident in their driving skills
  • Winter & on-snow driving experience with passenger-carrying vehicles


¥1,600 - ¥1,650 per hour (commensurate with experience)
25% overtime rate for over hours worked over the prescribed working hours in a pay period.
25% late night work rate for hours worked between 10pm and 5am