Job Openings

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The Anchorage Ski Club hires a small staff of paid winter seasonal employees so we can provide a consistent experience to our guests. Please note that most of these positions are weekend-only, and all are based at Arctic Valley Ski Area.

Reliable, winter-conditions-ready transportation is a must – it isn’t always easy to get to the hill!  For directions to Arctic Valley Ski Area, follow this link.

Arctic Valley Ski Area is owned and operated by the Anchorage Ski Club, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. We are a membership-based, community organization made up largely of volunteers. Our passion is for skiing and providing a low-cost, high quality ski experience for southcentral Alaskans.

To apply for one of the positions below, please email a resume and statement of interest to gm@arcticvalley.org

Lodge Manager:

The Anchorage Ski Club is seeking a Lodge Manager for Arctic Valley Ski Area to oversee lodge operations during the coming ski season. The ideal applicant will share our passion for winter sports, and bringing quality outdoor experiences to Alaskans at a reasonable cost. This position is part-time, Saturdays and Sundays.

Responsibilities include overseeing the front desk (ticket, membership, season pass and merchandise sales), kitchen and bar operations, as well as end of day accounting. The Lodge Manager supervises lodge employees and volunteers, as well as oversees the cleaning and maintenance of the lodge.

Customer service, cash handling, and credit card operations experience are required for this position. We strongly prefer applicants with restaurant supervisory or management experience, a TAPS card, and Food Production Manager Certification (ServSafe or equivalent).

Groomer Operator

The Anchorage Ski Club is seeking a groomer operator to work 3 days per week for the winter season. Employee will work Thursday through Saturday, primarily in the evenings. Responsibilities will include grooming the mountain, base areas, and tube park. Groomer operator will also participate in machine troubleshooting and maintenance, and other duties as assigned. Additional hours may be available to assist with groomer or other maintenance projects.

Prior experience (particularly with winch grooming) is highly preferred. At a minimum, prior heavy equipment operation experience (bulldozer/grader/similar preferred) is required. Mechanical aptitude, troubleshooting ability, and ability to work outside in all weather conditions is required. Ability to safely move around the mountain on foot in winter in all weather conditions is also required.

Lift Operator:

The Anchorage Ski Club is currently seeking lift operators to work Saturdays & Sundays from the start of our ski season (sometime between late November and mid January depending on the snow) to early April at Arctic Valley Ski Area.

Prior experience, and some mechanical ability are preferred, though not required. Applicants must be at least intermediate skiers or snowboarders, with their own equipment and outdoor, winter clothing. Duties will include loading lifts, monitoring the unloading of lifts, shoveling, assisting with maintenance, interacting with guests, and other duties as assigned. Long periods of time standing outside will be required.

A high level of responsibility and reliability are absolutely required. A background check will be performed on all applicants. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.

Lodge Worker:

The Anchorage Ski Club is currently seeking lodge attendants to work Saturdays & Sundays from the start of our ski season (sometime between early December and mid January depending on the snow). Lodge attendants report to the Lodge Manager and/or General Manager. Paid lodge attendants supplement the fantastic team of volunteers who are the backbone of our operation.

Prior kitchen and/or retail experience are preferred. Duties include preparing and cooking food; cleaning the kitchen and lodge; selling tickets, season passes and merchandise; answering guest inquiries; and other duties as assigned.

A current Food Workers Card is required; current TAP card as well is helpful. A background check will be performed on all applicants. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.