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Staff Coordinator

Santa Safari

Finnish Lapland

Competitive salary




You will be responsible for all aspects of resort and operational staff to ensure the smooth running of the programme.

Working closely with the operations manager and the location Coordinators, you will schedule each staff member, their hours and their duties accordingly. You will need to be able to communicate this to all levels and ensuring staff members are fulfilling their potential in their assigned capacity.

You will be responsible for organising their accommodation and meals when necessary and also ensuring daily time sheets are completed and signed off by their supervisor / team leader.

At all times you must ensure that the high service standards set by the company and expected by our clients are met.


You will need to be a strong team player with good communication skills. You will need to be organised and be able to react to arising situations quickly and efficiently. The ability to asses individuals and motivate them to their full potential is paramount as is the ability to discipline and problem solve if necessary. An understanding of logistics so you can plan staff requirements is an advantage but not essential.


* Highly organised
* Problem solving skills
* A calming and motivating personality
* Strong communication abilities
* Full clean driving licence
* 24/7 Attitude

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About us
One of the leading inbound tour operators in Lapland, Santa Safari provides a range of thrilling activities, quality accommodation , customers' experience and a wide range of unforgettable activities , all set deep within the Arctic wilderness. Winter activities range from snowmobiling, husky sledding and memorable Northern Lights safaris, as well exciting summer activities.

Guests benefit from extremely high standards of services, vehicles, equipment and customer care. Handling well over 10,000 satisfied customers, each year, Santa Safari's clientele ranges from international tour operators to individual travellers that are seeking an authentic Lapland experience.

Deep inside the Arctic Circle, the picturesque village of Karesuando is set on the edge of a vast wilderness where beauty, nature and wildlife abound. Karesuando is a charming village on the border between Finland and Sweden, which means you are able to walk between two countries.

Santa Safari can provide clients with some of the best value accommodation in the region.
  • Davvi Arctic Lodge situated in the Finish Karesuvanto consists of hotel rooms, traditional wooden cabins; modern Fell houses and refurbished 'designer' accommodation call the Aurora House.
  • Arctic Star hotel is situated on the outskirts of the small village of Swedish Karesuando, and has recently undergone a programme of modernisation. All rooms are simply furnished and all offer en-suite facilities and as a matter of interest, the Dalai Lama once stayed at the Arctic Star Hotel.
  • Milinmaja Restaurant and Cabins is a small, charming cluster of cabins with an excellent location in the heart of Finnish Karesuvanto just 10 minute (approx. 800m) walk from the Davvi Arctic Lodge.
Working at Santa Safari
The Santa Safari team is enthusiastic, dedicated and hardworking. We have hands on approach and are passionate about delivering high quality customer experiences throughout the year. All our job roles are challenging but rewarding and require a high level of flexibility and team spirit. A "can do attitude" is essential and willingness to step into other roles as necessary to ensure the smooth running of the programmes.

Working in the Arctic requires physical fitness, passion and above all commitment. The remote environment and the intensity of the client programme are not for the faint hearted but it offs staff a life time experience like no others. If you have what it takes to be part of the Santa Safari team please apply. We'd love to hear form you.

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