Job Openings

Join our team!

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 hiring a barista and kitchen cashier to work Saturdays & Sundays from late November to mid April.

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 tip share, plus a $2/hr bonus at the end of the season, and includes a $10 daily kitchen credit. 

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.

Arctic Valley Ski Area is hiring cooks 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 hold a Municipality of Anchorage Food Handler’s Card (can be obtained after hiring). Duties include preparing food, cleaning the kitchen, stocking, assisting with ordering, and other duties as assigned.

Pay is $16 per hour plus tip share, plus a $2 per hour bonus at the end of the contract, and includes a shift meal. There will be occasional opportunities for skiing/riding on slower days.

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 lift operators to work Saturdays & Sundays from late November to early April at Arctic Valley Ski Area. This position has the option to pick up Thu/Fri shifts beginning in March.

This is an entry level position, and no prior experience is 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, assisting with maintenance, interacting with guests, and other duties as assigned. Long periods of time standing outside are required.

Pay is $15/hr, plus a $2/hr bonus at the end of the season, and a $10 daily kitchen credit, plus hot drinks.

A high level of responsibility and reliability are absolutely required. Reliable, winter-conditions-ready transportation is a must – it isn’t always easy to get to the hill! 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 2022-23. Current or past PSIA-AASI certifications are preferred, though not required. Candidates should be advanced/expert level riders, and at least have some teaching/instruction experience (not necessarily on-snow).

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 Thursdays & Fridays beginning in March, and during school holidays.

Pay is $17/hr, plus a $10/day kitchen credit and hot drinks.


Application