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

Reliable, winter-conditions-ready transportation is a must. 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. Our passion is for skiing and providing a low-cost, high quality ski experience for southcentral Alaskans. We are an equal opportunity employer.

To apply for one of the positions below, complete the job application at the bottom of this page.


 

Arctic Valley Ski Area is seeking a barista and kitchen cashier to work Saturdays & Sundays from late November to early April at Arctic Valley Ski Area.

Applicants should have some prior experience making espresso drinks. Applicants must hold a Municipality of Anchorage Food Handler’s Card (can be obtained after hiring). Duties include making espresso, taking orders (both coffee and food), running orders, cleaning the kitchen, and other duties as assigned.

Pay is $14 per hour plus tips, and includes a shift meal.

Reliable, winter-conditions-ready transportation is a must. A background check will be performed on all applicants. Applicants must be at least 16 years of age.

The Anchorage Ski Club is seeking lift operators to work Saturdays & Sundays from late November to early April at Arctic Valley Ski Area. 

This is an entry-level position, with no prior experience required. Applicants must be at least intermediate skiers or snowboarders, with their own equipment, and outdoor, winter-ready clothing. Duties will include loading lifts, monitoring the unloading of lifts, shoveling, interacting with guests, and other duties as assigned. Long periods of time standing outside are required.

Pay is $14 per hour, including a free lunch and hot drinks. When possible, lift operators have the opportunity to take ride breaks during the day.

A high level of responsibility and reliability are absolutely required. Reliable, winter-conditions-ready transportation is a must. A background check will be performed on all applicants. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.

Arctic Valley Ski Area is hiring part-time ski and snowboard instructors for winter 2021-22. This is a unique opportunity: our lessons will be focused on off-trail riding, and backcountry riding skills, not your typical beginners on the rope tow (though there will probably be a little of that, as well). If you have a strong backcountry riding background, and PSIA-AASI certification, we want to talk to you! We may also work with folks who have worked professionally in the backcountry, but do not have PSIA-AASI certifications.

These positions are winter part-time seasonal, beginning when Arctic Valley opens (targeted for 2nd week of December), working Saturdays & Sundays through closing (targeted for mid-April). Opportunities may exist for additional hours on Thursday & Friday beginning in March.

We’re excited to offer lessons targeting those who want to become better off-trail and backcountry skiers! Our occasional backcountry travel and skills clinics the past few years have pointed to a need for regular lessons targeting this demographic.

Pay is $18/hr plus tips. We also provide a lunch and hot drinks.

Arctic Valley is a non-profit, equal opportunity employer. We do not offer housing, transportation, or sponsor work visas. All applicants must be eligible to work in the United States.

Arctic Valley Ski Area is hiring ticket sellers to work Thursdays through Sundays OR Saturdays & Sundays from late November to early April.

Duties include selling lift and tubing tickets, taking food orders, selling merchandise, answering guest inquiries in person, via phone, and email, resolving customer issues, and assisting with janitorial duties. 

Pay is $14 per hour, including a free lunch and hot drinks.

This is an entry-level position – no prior experience is required. A background check will be performed on all applicants. Applicants must be at least 16 years of age.

Arctic Valley Ski Area is hiring tube park operators to work Thursday-Sunday from late November to early April at Arctic Valley Ski Area. 

This is an entry-level position, with no prior experience required. Duties include loading and unloading the tubing lift, shoveling, interacting with guests, and other duties as assigned. Long periods of time standing outside are required.

Pay is $14 per hour, including a free lunch and hot drinks. When possible, tube park operators have the opportunity to take ride breaks during the day.

A high level of responsibility and reliability are absolutely required. Reliable, winter-conditions-ready transportation is a must. A background check will be performed on all applicants. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.


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