Waiter/ Waitress in Lapland wanted ASAP

Barona Finland

Place of work
Lapland, Finland
Contract type
full-time, agreement-based (Temporary jobs)
Start date

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Summer is already over and it is time to think about long winter. Would you like to spend this upcoming winter season more adventurous? Do you want to bring some excitement into these early evenings? Meet up with different nationalities from all over the world? Need a break from very busy lifestyle? If so, then you are the right person for us.

Apply for a position of a Waiter/ Waitress in a wilderness of Lapland, Finland.

We offer great seasonal positions in a truly international hospitality business in Lapland in different locations. You will live in the homeland of Santa, surrounded by the beauty of Finnish forests full of reindeers.

We are looking for skilled and detail-oriented Waiter/ Waitress for winter season in Lapland, Finland - 4-5 months (mid Nov./Dec. – March).
Applicants should possess the ability to work precise, cope with cold weather and be flexible. The right candidate needs to be professional at all times, be able to look after several tasks at once and always stay calm, sometimes under pressure.

The role will involve:
• Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner
• Serving guests in the bar (including wine serving)
• High-level customer service
• Supporting staff with other tasks around the resort as required
• Other duties according to supervisors and management

Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards

11,62€ - 12,37€/gross/hour

Employee perks, benefits

- Finnish employment contract
- 9 % holiday compensation
- Shift work : Extra income for evening shifts (18-24) 1,84€ and night shift (00-06) 3,69€
- Accommodation provided close to workplace (paid by employee: Depending on location 150-400€/month.)

Information about the selection process

Do you wish to gain more work experience in an international environment?
Are you interested in the arctic nature and the opportunities it offers?
Would you like to have a job experience that matters?
Is outdoors part of your leisure time?
Would you spend a holiday in Lapland?
If your answers are mostly YES , you are the right person to apply!


Please USE the BUTTON: SEND CV TO THE COMPANY, attach CV in English language with a short video message about you and we will contact you as soon as possible to discuss further steps.

For more reasons to work in Lapland: https://www.lapland.fi/live-work/


Company on whose behalf the position is being filled

Restaurants, bars, canteens, etc.

Hotels and holiday resorts located in in Rovaniemi, Levi, Saariselkä, Luosto, Ivalo, Muonio, Ruka and other locations across Lapland in Finland.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

Secondary without school-leaving examination
Secondary with school-leaving examination
Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Educational Specialization

Gastronomy, Hotel and Tourism

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Driving licence


Personality requirements and skills

• More than 2 years experience (skilled person) as a waiter/waitress
- professional waiter
- knowledge of food and wine - prefered
• **ENGLISH IS MANDATORY** (good communicative EN skills, min. B1-B2 level)
• Knowledge of a second foreign language (preferably Russian, French or German) and hospitality education would be considered extra assets
• Proactive attitude and excellent customer service skills
• Good food hygiene and HACCP Standards
• Ability to work independently
• Ability to adjust to an international environment
• Ability to cope with pressure
• A driving license is considered as an advantage
• Right attitude towards seasonal work in extreme weather conditions


Brief description of the company

Opteam is a responsibly innovative personel services company established in Finland in 1999. We have developed customizable solutions applicable in all business fields to rapidly changing work situations in labor-intensive sectors. We offer services for both long-term developments of human resources and in unforeseen situations affecting the staff. At the moment, there are more than 150 Opteam members, at a total of 25 locations throughout Finland, Poland, Slovakia and Phillipines.

The company is a holder of a licence to offer recruitment services.

Number of employees

3-4 employees

Company address

Barona FINLAND s.r.o.
Jozefská 7
81106 Bratislava
ID: 3170673   Dátum zverejnenia: 4.12.2018   Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny:   11,62€ - 12,37€/gross/hour