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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@skiarctic.com

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, primarily Saturdays and Sundays, with the possibility of a few hours during the week as needed.

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).

Lift Operations Supervisor:

The Anchorage Ski Club is seeking a Lift Operations Supervisor for Arctic Valley Ski Area to oversee lift maintenance and operations during the upcoming ski season. This position is full-time seasonal, starting in October and continuing through April. Typical schedule is Wednesday-Sunday, 8 hours/day, though a 4/10 (Thursday-Sunday) schedule may be possible.

Responsibilities include maintaining ski lifts and other equipment in accordance with Arctic Valley’s periodic maintenance schedule, performing repairs and modifications as necessary, keeping maintenance and operations records, overseeing lift operations and supervising lift operators. Arctic Valley Ski Area is open Saturday-Sunday only, so duties those days will be focused around operational supervision. Duties other days will be focused on snow removal, periodic maintenance, and other projects.

Previous experience in ski lift maintenance is preferred. Ability to work at heights on lift towers in inclement weather is required. This position requires mechanical, electrical and hydraulic troubleshooting skills. Applicants must be at least intermediate skiers or snowboarders.

We prefer applicants with supervisory experience, groomer maintenance & driving experience, and familiarity with fixed-grip lifts, but are also willing to train the right person.

Lift Operator:

The Anchorage Ski Club is currently seeking lift operators to work Saturdays & Sundays from the start of our ski season (sometime between early December and mid January depending on the snow) to early April at Arctic Valley Ski Area. Lift operators report to the Lift Operations Supervisor and/or General Manager. Paid lift operators supplement the fantastic team of volunteers who are the backbone of our operation.

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.