Work at Hotel Oberland and Restaurant Oberland, Lauterbrunnen

At Hotel Oberland in beautiful Lauterbrunnen we have an excellent team, Swiss and International.

We always want to expand our team and welcome new people.

We work hard, provide excellent customer-service, earn good pay and have fun in one of the most beautiful locations in the world – in the Swiss Alps.

If you would like to join our team for a summer or winter season, or both, or even just for peak season please send an email to info@hoteloberland

Summer Season – normally March to October (peak season July & August)

Winter season – normally December to February (peak season Christmas and New Year)

Our Hotel

The working language of our team is English but a good ability to speak in high German (or even better – Swiss German) will be a huge advantage to you as the local community and many of our guests speak only German.


  • Full-time team members work 5 days per week, 2 days free. 43.7 Hours per week approximately. 
  • All employees are given a contract.
  • Shorter contracts are possible, I.e. part-time, per-hour only, 60% contracts etc
  • Rates of pay are excellent
  • We strictly do not pay any wages in cash
  • Subsidised meals are available in our restaurant
  • Tips are quite good in our restaurant
  • Staff accommodation is available in the hotel. Rates vary from CHF 100 to CHF 150 per week depending on the type of room/accom. (Most staff rent locally from private landlords)

Positions available:

  1. Chef/cook – assisting our renowned Swiss Head-chef in his operations
  2. Kitchen assistants 
  3. Hotel lAssistant-Managers (German essential)
  4. Receptionists (German essential)
  5. Restaurant supervisors
  6. Restaurant Service staff
  7. Bar staff and runners (taking dishes from kitchen to table)
  8. Housekeeping Managers
  9. Housekeeping assistants