Winter Jobs

UPDATED:  November 2, 2014

Snow is almost here and we need YOU

to make 2014/15 the best season on record!  

Please complete an on-line application. Review and be willing to abide by our Grooming and Personal Appearance policy.

 

BELOW ARE THE DEPARTMENTS AND SEASONAL POSITIONS FOR WHICH HIRING MANAGERS WILL BE INTERVIEWING AT THE JOB FAIRS.

SEASONAL JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Please check our year round positions page for available openings.

 

Snowmaking (Outside Dept)

Snowmaker- Our Snowmakers are the first step to a great season at Eldora Mountain Resort! This position includes operation of snow guns, keeping equipment clear of snow (shoveling) and moving equipment from trail to trail. Day and night shifts available. Must be able to work outside in physically demanding winter conditions; have the ability to safely lift, drag and/or pull over 75 lbs on a regular basis/ and have the flexibility to work weekends and holidays during the ski season.

 

Slopes (Outside Dept)

Snowcat Operator - Snow Groomers ensure that our guests are provided with safe and high quality skiing and snowboarding surfaces every day during the season. Each night constantly changing weather conditions create different challenges for the Snow Groomers to prepare a high quality and safe snow surface for the following day’s skiers and snowboarders.  Eldora is looking for an experienced snow cat operator with at least 2 years grooming experience.  Candidate must be proficient with blade and tiller operations.  Winch cat and terrain park building is a plus.  Must be able to work nights, weekends and holidays.

 

Retail (Inside Dept)

Retail Associates - Come be part of our exciting Sales team!  The responsibilities for this position include:  ensuring outstanding customer service by providing a friendly environment, greeting and acknowledging all customers, and assisting them with locating merchandise.  Other duties include but are not limited to:  generating sales, keeping current on product knowledge, completing sales utilizing POS system with accuracy and efficiency, maintaining awareness of all promotions, sales and advertising.  Cash handing experience preferable but not required.  There are full time and part opportunities available.  Must have the flexibility and ability to work weekends and holidays during the ski season.  Starting Rate is $9.00/hr

 

Race Department (Outside Dept)

Race Department Supervisor - Primary responsibilities are for overall race venue safety, hill space supervision, facilitate timing & equipment supervision, overseeing master’s competition training program, recreational timed events and overall race guest service for Eldora Mountain Resort and affiliated race teams.  Daily coordination responsibilities will be to support contractual obligations for event hill space & training venues.  Direct leadership will be specifically for Night Hawks event series and Master’s program to work towards being the best in Colorado. Duties include planning and communicating with contracted entities, hiring and training USSA official staff, scheduling paid & volunteer staff, communicating to guests, coordinating operations as it relates to the race department experience, advocating risk & safety initiatives and general administration.  Duties associated to coordinating race department change regularly throughout the season and you may be required to work a number of other duties, including assisting other areas of the skier services department during period of employment.

 

Guest Services (Inside Dept) 

Cashiers - Our guests value our service and ensuring their satisfaction is our goal.  As a Cashier you will be responsible for providing friendly service to guests while handling purchases, accepting payment and making change. In addition, your responsibilites include:  moving guests through the cash register area in a quick and efficient manner; accurate handling and counting of cash; maintaining cleanliness of cashier area; and resolving and assisting guests with any questions.

Cashiers must also have the flexibility of rotating posts to other cashiering departments as assigned.  Must have the flexibility and ability to work weekends and holidays during the ski season. Starting rate is $9.00 per hour.

Reservation Information Representatives - Be a valuable asset to our resort by providing exceptional customer service in making reservations for lessons in an inbound call center environment.  It is the Representative's responsibility to match guests' needs with the appropriate products, while setting clear and accurate expectations and ensuring reservations are free from error.

Excellent communication, customer service & sales skills, teamwork, basic computer skills and the ability to work in an office environment are a must, as well as maintainiing call flow efficiency and customer satisfaction.  Must have the flexibility and ability to work weekends and holidays during the ski season.  Starting rate is $10.00 per hour.

 

Rentals (Inside Dept) 

Rental Technicians - Getting guests ready to hit the slopes by having the proper equipment is essential to an enjoyable experience at Eldora.  As a Rental Technician, your duties include but are not limited to:  assisting guests with appropriate ski or snowboard equipment and outerwear rental; setting skis and snowboards.  Must have the flexibility and ability to work weekends and holidays during the ski season.  Students (age 16-17) may work in rentals fitting boots.  Starting rate is $8.25 per hour for Technicians and $7.78 per hour for students.

Repair Technicians - Sometimes skis and snowboards need repairing and this position provides top notch service to those guests in need of equipment repair.  Having the ability to communicate effectively with our guests to ensure their needs are met is one key component to this position.  You may also assist customers with rental selections, and educating them on the proper care and use of the equipment.  Also, maintaining the rental equipment is in good condition is an important requirement to ensure the safety of our guests.  Prior experience required.  Must have the flexibility and ability to work weekends and holidays during the ski season.  Starting rate is $9.91 per hour.

 

Food and Beverage (Inside Dept) 

Cooks - Help to ensure our guests are well-nourished during their time at Eldora! This position is an entry level cooking position requiring a positive work ethic.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to:  understanding the importance of standards, speed and quality; practicing good personal hygience, safe food handling and culinary skills and performing basic cooking tasks for the cafeteria.  Must have the flexibility to work weekends and holidays during the ski season.  Starting rate is $9.00 per hour.

Lift Operations (Outside Dept)

Lift Operators - Ensuring our guests have a memorable experience goes hand in hand with their safety. Executing the safe, efficient and courteous loading and unloading of skiers and riders is essential to this position. The position also requires shoveling and maintaining safe levels of snow throughout the entire lift station area. It is also of great importance to interact with guests to ensure a positive experience, promote safety in the workplace and maintain clean and neat work stations. Must be willing to work outdoors in adverse weather conditions. Must have the flexibility and ability to work weekends and holidays during the ski season. Starting rate $8.75/hour.

 

Base Operations (Inside AND Outside Dept)

Base Operations Staff - This position is an excellent avenue for getting to learn about the resort's day to day operatons.  Your responsibilities include, but not limited to:  guiding guests to their appropriate parking spots; cleaing common areas (tables, floor and restrooms); keeping outdoor walkways and entrances clear of snow by shoveling or using a snow blower; driving a bus to shuttle resort guests (Commercial driver license not necessary).  Must have the flexibility and ability to work weekends and holidays during the ski season.  Starting rate is $9.00 per hour, plus monthly cafeteria credit.

 

Snowsports (Outside Dept)

Ski Instructors (Non-certified or PSIA certified) - If you have the knack for skiing and have the ability to teach your skills to others, WE WANT YOU as a ski instructor!  Our instructors provide quality ski lessons in a safe and fun manner in both group and private lessons to children and adults of varying ability levels.  You must have the flexibility and ability to work weekends and holidays during the ski season and be an intermediate to advanced skier.  Mostly part-time positions available.  Pay rate is $10.00 per hour (non-certified) and $11.25 - $15.25 per hour based on certifications.


Nordic Center (Outside Dept)

Our Nordic Center provides another great experience for our guests on the mountain. 

Nordic Instructors (Nordic & Telemark, Non-certified & PSIA certified) - Instructors ensure the best possible experience for our guests.  Responsibilities include instructing group and private lessons of varying ages and abilities; guide snowshoe tours; assist with rental gear.  Part-time positions only.  Must have the flexibility and ability to work weekends and holidays during the ski season.  Starting rate is $10.00 per hour (non-certified) and $11.25 - $15.25 per hour (based on certification).

Nordic Center Cashier Position (Indoor)- Our Nordic Center provides another great experience for our guests on the mountain.  This position entails being the first point of contact for our guests at the Nordic Center.  The essential duties include but are not limited to: selling tickets, rentals and retail products to guests, assisting with maintenance of lodge and Nordic gear and monthly retail inventory.  Must have the flexibility and ability to work weekends and holidays during the ski season. Experience with Nordic skiing and retail sales preferred but not required. 

 

Ski Patrol (Outside Dept) 

Ski Patroller - Our Ski Patrollers have a passion for working outdoors and providing great guest service. Duities include promoting guest safety, assisting injured guests and administering first aid, setting up mountain safety equipment, and maintaining and checking trails. Must have a Colorado EMT or OEC certification (NO EXCEPTIONS), be an expert skier or rider in all snow conditions, be able to lift up to 50 lbs regularly, and have an acceptable driving record (for snowmobile transportation). Limited spots available.

 

 

See our Application Page to apply for a position.

 

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