Our Season begins around Thanksgiving weekend in November – beginning of December 2013. Snow conditions permitting, our scheduled opening day in December 7th, 2013. Depending on snow levels and weather conditions, our season ends in early April.
Job Fair is on November 2nd, 2013 in Lodge Two on the mountain, 9:00am. Interview sign ups close at 11:30am.
MOUNTAIN OPERATIONS: Hours depend on snow conditions
Mt Operations is accountable for operating and maintaining the outside services of our ski resort. Mt Operations areas include: Base Operations, Grooming, Lift Maintenance, Lift Attendants, Ticket Checker, Facilities Maintenance, Tubing Hill Attendant, and Ski Check Attendant. These jobs are worked in extreme weather conditions including at times: bright sun, heavy snow storms, and thick fog with very low visibility, rain, freezing rain, winds, slushy conditions, muddy conditions. The environment can and does change very quickly. The employees in this department must be physically able to shovel snow, and lift up to 60 lbs repetitively. The jobs in this department are both exciting and fun at times and very serene at times. Day and Night shifts available. Must be able to pass background check and drug test.
Depending on the number of guests, weather conditions and other variable and changing conditions those hired to work in Mt. Operations duties may include any/and or all of the following: Lift Operator: Loading and operating ski lifts, day and night shifts available. Ski Check Attendant. Tubing Hill Attendant: Attending and monitoring tubing hill. Parking Lot Attendant: Directing traffic to assist guests in parking their cars, and shuttling guests to and from the parking lots. Keeping walkways clear of snow and facilities and grounds clean. Those who operate Mt. Spokane Ski & Snowboard Park cars or equipment must have a current valid drivers’ license and proof of current automobile insurance. Copy of driving record must also be provided. Other duties as assigned. Mt. Spokane reserves the right to transfer employee to another department if needed for assuring exceptional guest service.
Suggested clothing for those men and women who work in Mt. Operations:
2 pair of insulated long underwear. (2 shirts, 2 pair of pants) Shirts that fit over the thermal underwear, sweaters and or sweat shirts that fit over both of these shirts. Black waterproof overall type pants that fit over trousers, such as ski, snow board, or snow mobile bibs or pants. Insulated waterproof boots that are suitable to walk on snow and ice. Cold weather socks and liners. Gloves that are made for extreme cold and wet conditions, such as ski, snow mobile, or snowboarding gloves and mittens. Scarf to protect face.
Up to 56 hours per week. Over time paid starting at 57 hours worked in a single week.
GUEST SERVICES: Hours depend on snow conditions
Most are inside positions. Guest Service areas include: Snow Sports Center, Ticket Counter, Rentals, Day Care. Employees who work in these departments must be able to handle extremely busy times selling high volume of goods and services to many guests quickly and efficiently. Accurate cash handling skills required, aptitude for mathematics and ability to remain calm under pressure are skills vital to the success of these positions. Those working in these positions will be expected to up-sell goods and services offered throughout the resort. Must be able to pass background check and drug test. Bring warm indoor clothing to layer when cold air comes through windows and doorways. Other duties may be assigned according to the department you are working in. Mt. Spokane reserves the right to transfer employee to another department if needed for assuring first-rate guest service. Day and Night shifts available. Up to 56 hours per week. Over time paid starting at 57 hours worked in a single week.