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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 wedding venue host & barista for the summer season. You’ll work in the beautiful Chugach Mountains above Anchorage, ensuring our wedding guests have an unforgettable experience, selling coffee drinks and snacks out of our café, and monitoring compliance with trailhead user fees.

We’re looking for a reliable, self-motivated, cheerful person who likes meeting new people and has the attention to detail to make sure our guests’ events go off as planned. Previous events experience is helpful but not required. Barista training is available for the right candidate.

Wedding duties include cleaning and setting up the venue, answering questions, resolving concerns, and general customer service.

This position’s schedule is Wednesday-Sunday. Shifts are afternoons and evenings, with many events extending past midnight. Some overtime is required, and most work weeks will be about 40 hours. Pay is $17/hour, plus tips. Position will start in late May, and extend through late September. Modified schedules (eg weekends only) may be available for applicants with school schedules at the beginning and end of the season.

Arctic Valley Ski Area is located between Anchorage and Eagle River, off the Glenn Highway. Google Maps link:

To apply, please fill out the form below and attach a resume.

Arctic Valley Ski Area is hiring summer lift operators to help with weddings and other events. Duties include assisting guests on and off of chairlift, monitoring equipment, and communicating with other employees via radio. Some previous  lift operations experience is preferred.

Schedule is on-call, dependent on reservations for the chairlift. Most shifts will be afternoons or evenings Fridays and Saturdays, with occasional events on other days. No commitment is required – sign up and work when it works with your schedule. 

Shifts are about 3 hours. We pay a minimum of 6 hours @ $14/hr. Snacks and drinks are provided during every shift.