Kitchen assistants for the winter season in Lapland, Finland - Saariselkä/Utsjoki
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Kitchen assistants for the winter season in Lapland, Finland - Saariselkä/Utsjoki

Sodankylä, Utsjoki
Employment type
Fixed-term, Full-time
Deadline for applications

Are you ready for an Arctic Adventure? Do you have experience as a kitchen helper/kitchen assistant? Join our hospitality team and elevate your cooking skills in an unique environment behind the Arctic Circle!

Join Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort team and help create delicious meals in our client's restaurants located in the breathtaking Saariselkä or Utsjoki. From preparing ingredients to washing dishes, this intense yet rewarding position is perfect for those with a positive attitude and great team spirit. Don't miss your chance to develop your culinary career as our new Kitchen Assistant!

DURATION: From October/November 2023 until the end of March 2024


Secure your winter job in Finland with Barona and enjoy the perks of a Finnish seasonal employment contract. Our priority is to ensure that everything is in line with the Finnish law, and to guarantee a good work schedule, with 90h/3 weeks or 112,5h/3 weeks. You can also work additional hours, to benefit from additional pay.

Experience fair and equal pay with Barona - we offer salaries up to 15€/hr based on your experience and the collective agreement. You'll be paid for every hour worked, and receive additional supplements of +1,33€/h for evening shifts and 100% for working on Sundays and public holidays.

Our team will be with you every step of the way to ensure a smooth relocation to Finland. You will not have to worry about birocracy and paperwork, as we'll be here to provide guidance and support. We will help you with - your registration in Finland, dealing with taxes and bank, transportation to your apartment, induction and many more. Occupational health care will be provided by Barona after the employment has lasted at least one month. In addition, we offer you accommodation - you'll have the chance to stay directly in the resort, with a choice of rooms that suits your needs. The cost is 300€/month or 450€/month (depends on the type of the room).

As part of the resort's team, you'll enjoy staff discounts on safari activities, a 20% discount at the Design Shop, and even free access to the planetarium show. Do you know someone who would be a perfect fit for a hospitality job? Refer them to us and earn up to 50€ through our REFERRAL PROGRAM!

To be successful in this role, you should have:

  • Previous relevant experience in a similar position (Min. 1 year)
  • English language on a communicative level is a MUST
  • Being familiar with Finnish cuisine is a plus
  • Capability to do a physical work
  • The ability to work independently but also in a team
  • Having a basic knowledge of cooking
  • Ability to keep up good team spirit and work in a dynamic environment
  • Driving license is a plus

Information about the selection process:

The suitable applicants will be invited to an online interview, after which we will proceed to the second phase of the recruitment process - the interview with our client.

Barona acts as a collaborator, and the employment agreement will be with Barona, but you will be working for Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort Oy.

If this sounds like the place for you, apply today! Working with us can be not only work but also fun!


For more information, contact
Clement Poumeyrol
Clement Poumeyrol
Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort Oy

Kakslauttanen is a family hotel in Finnish Lapland, 250 kilometers north of the Arctic circle. Although far from it all, it is easy to reach. The nearest international airport is in Ivalo, just a 30-minute ride away. The resort offers various types of accommodation, such as glass igloos and cottages. There are 2 ala carte restaurants. For group bookings, dining is also available in Santa Claus Celebration House, Korsu “The underground” restaurant or Smoke Sauna Restaurant. The resort offers own winter activities, equipment rental as well as souvenir shop.

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